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Goldbook information on AH-1G 68-15058

Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 68-15058
The Army purchased this helicopter 0269
Total flight hours at this point: 00000061
Date: 04/21/69
Accident case number: 690421151
Unit: D/227 AVN
The station for this helicopter was Lai Khe in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 1850
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 MCWHIRTE F

Accident Summary:

ACFT WAS HOVERING TO LND IN POL & MESHED ROTOR BLADES WITH ACFTAH-1G 66-15352 WHICH WAS PARKED ICDT DAM OCCURRED


Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 68-15058
The Army purchased this helicopter 0269
Total flight hours at this point: 00000646
Date: 10/02/69
Unit: D/227 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While On Target this helicopter was Attacking at 1000 feet and 100 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Main Rotor Blade System
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 68-15058
The Army purchased this helicopter 0269
Total flight hours at this point: 00001325
Date: 05/05/70
Unit: D/227 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was an Unknown mission
While On Target this helicopter was Attacking at 1000 feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: N/R
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft is later recovered by any means other than its own power.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 68-15058
The Army purchased this helicopter 0269
Total flight hours at this point: 00001325
Date: 05/23/70
Accident case number: 700523151
Unit: D/227 AVN
The station for this helicopter was Lai Khe in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 12400
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 CHILDS RA

Accident Summary:

AIRCRAFT WAS AT FLIGHT IDLE IN REARM POINT. OTHER AIRCRAFT SET DOWN NEXT TO IT. WHEN ROLLED OFF POWER, THE BLADES BEGAN TO DROOP. THEY MADE CONTACT WITH ROTOR BLADES OF OTHER A/C


Information on U.S. Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 68-15058
The Army purchased this helicopter 0269
Total flight hours at this point: 00001685
Date: 09/10/70
Accident case number: 700910251 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 605 TC CO
The station for this helicopter was Lai Khe in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 471630
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 RAGER DW
P W1 LINDER AP

Accident Summary:

AT APPROXIMATELY 1635 HOURS, ON 10 SEPTEMBER 1970, WHILE ON A LOCAL VR MISSION IN THE VICINITY OF COORDINATES YT 989193, AIRCRAFT 058 EXPERIENCED AN ENGINE FAILURE. RAGER AUTOROTATED INTO A BAMBOO AREA SURROUNDED BY TALLTREES (100-120'). THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK THE GOUND WITH TAIL STINGER FIRST, SEVERING THE TAIL BOOM 12' AFT OF THE BATTERY ACCESS COMPARTMENT, MAIN ROTOR BLADES FLEXED STRIKING THE TAIL ROTOR DRIVE SHAFT. THERE WERE NO INJURIES TO THE CREW.


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter AH-1G tail number 68-15058
It is provided here as an ESTIMATE of the history of this helicopter and is not intended to be the final authority.
This helicopter was purchased by the US Army in 0269.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6902   0    0 W0MHAA DIR SUP / TRAN   IN TRANSIT SHARPE AD        AVCOM
6903   1    1 W0MHAA DIR SUP / TRAN   IN STORAGE SHARPE AD        AVCOM
6904  60   61 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6905 130  191 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6906  98  289 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6907 103  392 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6908 103  495 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6909  65  560 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6910  86  646 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6911 104  750 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
6912  61  811 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7001  79  890 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7002 124 1014 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7003 122 1136 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7004  98 1234 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7005  91 1325 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7006 124 1449 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7007 103 1552 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7008  87 1639 WAAVD0 COD 227ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN
7009  46 1685 WC5DAA 605 TRANS CO DS  VIETNAM                     RVN
7010   0 1685 WHB1AA 166 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
7011   0 1685 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7012   0 1685 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM
7101   0 1685 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7102   0 1685 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7103   1 1686 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7104  83 1769 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7105  50 1819 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7106  36 1855 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7107  24 1879 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7108  42 1921 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7109  10 1931 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7110  12 1943 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7111  62 2005 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7112  32 2037 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7201  61 2098 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7202  76 2174 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7203  41 2215 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7204   0 2215 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7205  30 2245 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7206  27 2272 WAX5AA 361 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7207  16 2288 WAX5AA 361 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN
7208  29 2317 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7209  17 2334 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7210  86 2420 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7211  41 2461 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7212  61 2522 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7301   5 2527 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7302   0 2527 W0Y6AA AVSCOM PROJECT   LOAN       ST LOUIS         AVSCOM
7303   0 2527 W0Y6AA AVSCOM PROJECT   LOAN       ST LOUIS         AVSCOM
7304   0 2527 W0Y6AA NASA             LOAN       LANGLY RSH CTR   AVSCOM
7305   0 2527 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7306   0 2527 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7307   0 2527 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7308   0 2527 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7309   0 2527 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7310   0 2527 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM
7311   3 2530 W0MUAA SUPPLY DIV       5TH ARMY   FORT SILL        TRADOC
7312   0 2530 W0VC4M SUPPLY DIV       5TH ARMY   FT HOOD          FORSCOM
7401   0 2530 W0VC4M SUPPLY DIV       5TH ARMY   FT HOOD          FORSCOM
7402   0 2530 W0VC4M SUPPLY DIV       5TH ARMY   FT HOOD          FORSCOM
7403   0 2530 W0VC4M 1ST CAV DIV      5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        FORSCOM
7404   0 2530 W0VC4M SUPPLY DIV       5TH ARMY   FT HOOD          FORSCOM
7405   0 2530 W0VC4M SUPPLY DIV       5TH ARMY   FT HOOD          FORSCOM
7406   0 2530 W0VC4M 1ST CAV DIV      5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        FORSCOM
7410   0 2530 W0VC4M SUPPLY DIV       5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        FORSCOM
7411   0 2530 W0VC4M SUPPLY DIV       5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        FORSCOM
7412   3 2533 W0VC4M SUPPLY DIV       5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        FORSCOM
7501   0 2533 W0VC4M SUPPLY DIV       5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        FORSCOM
7502   0 2533 W0VC4M SUPPLY DIV       5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        FORSCOM
7503   0 2533 WH30AA 6TH CAV BDE      5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        FORSECOM
7504  26 2559 WH30AA 6TH CAV BDE      5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        FORSECOM
7505  17 2576 WH3QAA 6TH CAV BDE      5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        FORSCOM
7506  13 2589 WH3QAA 6TH CAV BDE      5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        FORSCOM
7507  24 2613 WH3QAA 6TH CAV BDE      5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        FORSCOM
7508   4 2617 WH3QAA 6TH CAV BDE      5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        FORSCOM
7509   6 2623 WH3QAA 6TH CAV BDE      5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        FORSCOM
7510   7 2630 WH3QAA 6TH CAV BDE      5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        FORSCOM
7511   2 2632 WH3QAA 6TH CAV BDE      5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        FORSCOM
7512  11 2643 WH3QAA 6TH CAV BDE      5TH ARMY   FORT HOOD        FORSCOM

Printed from databases on: 08/27/00