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Goldbook information on UH-1H 70-15749

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 70-15749
The Army purchased this helicopter 0371
Total flight hours at this point: 00000802
Date: 02/21/72
Accident case number: 720221021
Unit: 57 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Camp Holloway in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 4000
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O2 LOBODZINSKI R

Accident Summary:

COMING OUT OF LZ AIRCRAFT DRIFTED RIGHT AND MAIN ROTOR BLADE STRUCK TREE. ROTOR BLADE HAS EIGHT INCH GASH ON UNDER SIDE OF BLADE.


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 70-15749
Date: 02/04/73
Accident case number: 730204011
Unit: 57 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Pleiku in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 500
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P W1 SOLINSKI SJ

Accident Summary:

AT ^0800^ ACFT ^70-15749^ WAS STARTED FOR MORNING PREFLIGHT. THE ENGINE RPM WAS INCREASED TO 6500 TO ALLOW A MECHANIC TO OBSERVE THE ENGINE FOR ANY OIL LEAKS. THE THROTTLE WAS RETARDED TO 5800 RPM AND THE AIRCRAFT STARTED A YAW TO THE LEFT. THE PILOT APPLIED SOME RIGHT PEDAL, BUT HIS WAS INSUFFICIENT TO PREVENT THE AIRCRAFT FROM STRIKING A REVETMENT WITH THE TAIL STINGER AND SYNCHRONIZED ELEVATOR. THE AIRCRAFT WAS THEN SHUT DOWN.


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 70-15749
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 0371.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
7103   0    0 W0Y6AA AVSCOM FLT DET   5TH ARMY   ST LOUIS         AVSCOM
7104  24   24                         NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7105  87  111 WAAVA0 A 227TH BN       VIETNAM                     RVN
7106  75  186 WAAVA0 A 227TH BN       VIETNAM                     RVN
7107  89  275 WAAVA0 A 227TH BN       VIETNAM                     RVN
7108  90  365 WAAVA0 A 227TH BN       VIETNAM                     RVN
7109  92  457 WAAVA0 A 227TH BN       VIETNAM                     RVN
7110  95  552 WAAVA0 3 AHC            VIETNAM                     RVN
7111 102  654 WAAVA0 3 AHC            VIETNAM                     RVN
7112  39  693 WAAVA0 3 AHC            VIETNAM                     RVN
7201  55  748 WC68AA 3 AHC            VIETNAM                     RVN
7202  54  802 WC68AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7203  94  896 WC68AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7204 124 1020 WC68AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7205 110 1130 WC68AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7206  65 1195 WC68AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7207 100 1295 WC68AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7208  73 1368 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7209  30 1398 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7210  75 1473 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7211  97 1570 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7212  71 1641 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN
7301  37 1678 WAX5AA 57 AHC           VIETNAM                     RVN

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