Helicopter UH-1D 65-09675


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-09675
Date: 08/08/1966
Incident number: F987ACD Accident case number: F987
Unit: B/1/9 CAV
South Vietnam
Number killed in accident = 4 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 239921
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Army Aviation Safety Center database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC WO1 BECKER JOHN JOSEPH JR KIA
P WO1 NORDMAN ERIC REINHARD KIA
CE PFC BLEVINS FRANK LEE KIA
G PFC JOHNSON ANDY JR KIA


Accident Summary:

This aircraft was searching for missing aircraft (65-09546). While conducting the serach it diverted to Oasis due to bad weather then flew into fog clouds. It is assumed the pilots experienced vertigo causing them to crash and burn. See accident number F989.

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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