Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 64-13659
Incident number: H049ACD Accident case number: H049
Unit: 254 MED DET
Number killed in accident = 1 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 0
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.
Loss to Inventory
P CW2 COBB JERRY L
CE PFC GADDA ANTHONY JOSEPH JR KIA
The aircraft picked up to a hover and backed out. The tail rotor came in contact with the main rotor of a parked aircraft causing loss of the tail rotor and caused the aircraft main rotor to hit the ground. The aircraft came to rest on its right side. A fragment of one of the main rotor blades struck the crew chief seated in the copilot seat.
This record was last updated on 02/17/2011
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