Helicopter or incident 66-16165


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 66-16165
Date: 05/27/67
Accident case number: 670527011 Total loss or fatality Accident
Number killed in accident = 2 . . Injured = 5 . . Passengers = 3
costing 228554
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC O2 WE HOLLAND
P O3 FW KAASE
CE E4 F STIDHAM
G E3 G KNUTSON

Passengers:
** NO NAME, PAX, A
** NO NAME , PP, A
E6 TB HALEY, PAX, D
O3 GG PEFFERS, PAX, D


Accident Summary:

While flying low level over a bay, the pilot diverted his attention to check a radio frequency change. The aircraft hit the water and caught on fire

This is the aircraft that Mr. Ripka was on.



Please send additions or corrections to:

Gary Roush
43 Overbrook Road
Painted Post, NY 14870