Helicopter UH-1H 68-16175

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-16175
The Army purchased this helicopter 0869
Total flight hours at this point: 00001180
Date: 09/12/70
Accident case number: 700912011
Unit: 189 AHC
The station for this helicopter was Pleiku in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 1000
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
MN W2 GUTHRIE WC

Accident Summary:

 AT 4000 FEET, ACFT HAD SEVERE VIBRATION IN FLIGHT, PILOT LANDED ACFT WITH POWER ON A ROAD WITHOUT ANY DAMAGE TO THE ACFT. TEST PILOT FROM THE 189TH AVN CO, CW-2 WILBER C. GUTHRIE, 419-56-4875, CAME OUT CHECKED THE ACFT. STARTED THE ACFT AND PICK IT UP TO A 4 FOOT HOVER HAD SEVERE VIBRATION, HANDED HARD WITH POWER CAUSING THE DAMAGE.\\


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1H tail number 68-16175
Date: 02/19/73
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: AD083143
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 68-16175
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 0869.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6908   0    0 W0Y6AA OS TO CONUS      ITR CONUS                   AVCOMITR
6909  70   70 WDUVAA 189 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6910 129  199 WDUVAA 189 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6911 150  349 WDUVAA 189 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6912 127  476 WDUVAA 189 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7001 137  613 WDUVAA 189 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7002  79  692 WDUVAA 189 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7003 114  806 WDUVAA 189 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7004 135  941 WDUVAA 189 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7005  56  997 WDUVAA 189 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7006  70 1067 WDUVAA 189 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7007  38 1105 WDUVAA 189 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7008  18 1123 WDUVAA 189 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7009  57 1180 WC5CAA 604 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN     
7010   0 1180 WC5CAA 604 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN     
7011   0 1180 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
7012   0 1180 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
7101   0 1180                         NAT&GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7102   4 1184                         NAT&GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7103  75 1259 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN     
7104   0 1259 WE4HAA B BTRY 4 77 ART  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7105   0 1259 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN     
7106   0 1259 WE4HAA 173 AHC          VIETNAM                     RVN     
7107  60 1319 WE4HAA 3 5 CAV D TRP    VIETNAM                     RVN     
7108  74 1393 WE4HAA 3 5 CAV D TRP    VIETNAM                     RVN     


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