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Goldbook information on UH-1H 69-15169

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 69-15169
The Army purchased this helicopter 0270
Total flight hours at this point: 00000317
Date: 05/14/70
Accident case number: 700514021
Unit: 57 AHC
The station for this helicopter was An Khe in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 5555
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 GRAHAM GS

Accident Summary:

ACFT HAD TO GO INTO A HOVER HOLE WITH 3 TO 4 FT STUMPS GUNNER COULD NOT SEE STUMP WHICH ACFT HIT ICDT DMG


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 69-15169
The Army purchased this helicopter 0270
Total flight hours at this point: 00000669
Date: 08/25/70
Unit: 57 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was UNK
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
While in Operations Area this helicopter was in Orbit at 0010 feet and 090 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 20 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (RPG, 7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Passenger Cargo Section
Systems damaged were: MAIN ROTOR SYS, TAIL ROTOR
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNNF, JSIDR (Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 69-15169
The Army purchased this helicopter 0270
Total flight hours at this point: 00001420
Date: 720200
Unit: 142 TC CO
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BT037642
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: VNAF (South Vietnamese Air Force. )
Loss to Inventory


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 69-15169
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 0270.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
7002   0    0 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
7003  13   13 WC5CAA 604 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
7004 149  162 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
7005 155  317 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
7006 172  489 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
7007 132  621 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
7008  48  669 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
7009  94  763 WAX5AA 57 AVN CO AM FW  VIETNAM                     RVN
7010   0  763 WC5CAA 604 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN
7011   0  763 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7012   0  763 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM
7101   3  766                         NAT&GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7102   0  766                         NAT&GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7103  91  857 WC3EAA 48 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7104  50  907 WC3EAA 48 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7105  97 1004 WC3EAA 48 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7106  70 1074 WC3EAA 48 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7107  61 1135 WC3EAA 48 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7108  80 1215 WC3EAA 48 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7109  70 1285 WC3EAA 48 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7110  29 1314 WC3EAA 48 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7111  67 1381 WC3EAA 48 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7112  39 1420 WC3EAA 48 ASLT HEL CO   VIETNAM                     RVN
7201   0 1420 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN

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