Helicopter UH-1H 67-17426

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 67-17426
The Army purchased this helicopter 0468
Total flight hours at this point: 00000638
Date: 09/18/68
Accident case number: 680918191 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 335 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Tuy Hoa in
Number killed in accident = 1 . . Injured = 3 . . Passengers = 4
costing 77273
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W2 WARREN LM
P W1 HALLOCK MW
CE MERCADO
G E3 CARPENTER WL

Passengers:
 UNK, PAX, G; UNK, PAX, G; UNK, PAX, G; UNK UNK, UNK, A;


Accident Summary:

Aircraft number 426 was on a resupply mission for the Koreans at their command post and was picking up its second load of the day which was small arms ammunition and howitzer shell containers plus two passengers which came to a total of about 1000 pounds. This weight was the approximate weight of their first load. The crew stated that it took about 38 pounds torque to hover with this amount earlier. The pilot, Warrant Officer Hallock, was at the controls and when he reached 35 pounds torque, the aircraft had not yet moved so he started down on the collective. When he did this, the ship's left skid came off the ground while the right side stayed on the ground. The aircraft commander, Chief Warrant Officer Warren, at this time took the controls and pushed the collective all the way down in a definite manner while applying left forward cyclic. He stated that this had no effect. The ship was at approximately a 35-45 degree right angle bank and the main rotor blades struck the ground a number of times. I believe this impact demolished the blades and tore the transmission out and flung it to the front forward area near the ship (25 feet). The main rotor blades struck and killed a Korean soldier who was standing about 45-50 feet from the ship watching it. A Korean observer, Kim Myung, CPT S-1, 2d BN. 1st REG ROK stated that both skids left the ground while the aircraft crew stated that only the left skid left the ground. I believe that when the blades hit the ground, the shaking force of impact then caused the right skid to leave the ground momentarily. The right skid was pushed up into the ship and the tail stinger was pushed to the left which means that the right side hit with a great impact

This record was last updated on 04/29/97


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 67-17426
The Army purchased this helicopter 0468
Total flight hours at this point: 00001245
Date: 10/07/69
Accident case number: 691007021
Unit: 119 AHC
The station for this helicopter was An Khe in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 950
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 MAY WE

Accident Summary:

 ON SHORT FINAL TO HOVER T/R HIT HIGH STUMP IN LZ & TAIL STARTEDTO TURN LF AC MADE HOVERING AUTO ICDT DAM \


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 67-17426
The Army purchased this helicopter 0468
Total flight hours at this point: 00001390
Date: 01/14/70
Accident case number: 700114201
Unit: 119 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Camp Holloway in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 165196
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P O2 MASAK SA
IP O3 GIBSON DE

Accident Summary:

 PRACTICE HYD LDG T/D & SLID TO END OF RNWY HYD REPHASED & HYD DID NOT RETURN ACFT HAD SLID AGAINST SLING LOAD IP TRIED TO REGAIN HYD PWR THEN TRIED ROLLING ON THROTTLE AS PLT HAD ROLLED THROTTLE DOWN TO 6000 RPM NO PWR WAS GAINED MAJ DAM


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 67-17426
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 0468.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6804   0    0 3300   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM    
6805 160  160 WGPQAA 335 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6806 136  296 WGPQAA 335 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6807 137  433 WGPQAA 335 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6808 122  555 WGPQAA 335 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6809  83  638 WCLNAA 79 TRANS CO      VIETNAM                     RVN     
6810   0  638 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM         
6811   0  638 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6812   0  638 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6901   0  638 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN TRANSIT NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM         
6902   0  638 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM          
6903  27  665 WAYAAA 119 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6904 125  790 WAYAAA 119 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6905 127  917 WAYAAA 119 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6906  54  971 WAYAAA 119 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6907  43 1014 WAYAAA 119 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6908 101 1115 WAYAAA 119 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6909 101 1216 WAYAAA 119 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6910  29 1245 WC5CAA 572ND MI DET     VIETNAM                     RVN     
6911  22 1267 WAYAAA 119 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6912 107 1374 WAYAAA 119 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
7001  16 1390 WAYAAA 119 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
7002  74 1464 WAYAAA 119 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
7003 110 1574 WAYAAA 119 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
7004  40 1614 WAYAAA 119 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
7005  56 1670 WAYAAA 119 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
7006   0 1670 WC5CAA 604 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN     
7007   0 1670 WC5CAA 604 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN     
7008   0 1670 WC5CAA 604 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN     
7009  34 1704 WDUVAA 189 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7010 107 1811 WDUVAA 189 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7011  18 1829 WDUVAA 189 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7012  90 1919 WDUYAA 192 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7101 112 2031 WDUYAA 192 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7102  85 2116 WDUYAA 192 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7103 117 2233 WDUYAA 192 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7104  83 2316 WDUYAA 192 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7105  98 2414 WDUYAA 192 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7106  91 2505 WDUYAA 192 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7107  84 2589 WDUYAA 192 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7108  37 2626 WDUYAA 192 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7109  84 2710 WDUYAA 192 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7110   0 2710 WDUYAA 192 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7111  84 2794 WDUYAA 192 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7112  61 2855 WDUYAA 192 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7201  22 2877 WAZNT0 7 17 CAV HHT     VIETNAM                     RVN     
7202   1 2878 WAZNT0 7 17 CAV HHT     VIETNAM                     RVN     
7203   0 2878 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM   
7204   0 2878 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM   
7205   0 2878 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM   
7206   0 2878 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVSCOM   
7207  46 2924 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7208  36 2960 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7209   0 2960 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7210  15 2975 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7211  37 3012 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7212  21 3033 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7301  36 3069 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7302  16 3085 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7303  29 3114 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7304  31 3145 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7305  28 3173 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7306  18 3191 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7307  21 3212 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7308  37 3249 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7309  25 3274 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310   0 3274 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7311   2 3276 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312   1 3277 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7401   0 3277 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7402  14 3291 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403  13 3304 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404  14 3318 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405  15 3333 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7409   0 3339 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7410   0 3339 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7411   0 3339 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7412   0 3339 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7501   7 3346 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7502  28 3374 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7503   1 3375 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7504  15 3390 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7505  25 3415 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7506  33 3448 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7507  13 3461 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7509   0 3461 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7510   0 3461 WPGAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7511   0 3461 WXDY99                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7512   0 3461 WTXYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI


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