Helicopter UH-1B 63-08668

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08668
Date: 03/17/1965
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 2000 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 10954, BELL, JSIDR (Bell Helicopter. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08668
Date: 05/06/1965
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0300 feet and 070 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 3 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Forward area
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE, MAIN ROTOR SYS
The armor protecting the personnel was effective.
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 01061, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08668
Date: 07/25/1966
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Close Air Support
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Anti-Aircraft Artillery; Gun launched explosive ballistic projectiles equal to or greater than 20 mm in size.
The helicopter was hit in the Fuselage
Systems damaged were: STRUCTURE, LDG GEAR, MAIN ROTOR SYS
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all mission objectives.
for 3475.00
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00430, CRAFX (Crash Facts Message. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08668
Date: 07/25/1966
Accident case number: F776
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 3475
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC CADELL HA

Accident Summary:

WHILE ENGAGING THE ENEMY A ROCKET MOTOR EXPLODED ALONG SIDE THE ACFT INC DAMAGE


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08668
The Army purchased this helicopter 0764
Total flight hours at this point: 00002306
Date: 02/03/1968
Unit: D/229 AVN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was UNK
This was a Recon mission for Armed Escort , Other Aircraft.
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0100 feet and 070 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 2 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Tail Section
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS
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: UH1P3, 03408 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08668
The Army purchased this helicopter 0764
Total flight hours at this point: 00002325
Date: 05/23/1968
Accident case number: 680523191
Unit: C/1/9 CAV
The station for this helicopter was Bien Hoa in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 10434
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P O4 MATTHEWS AL
CP W1 KNODT NC

Accident Summary:

At about 1 hour and 40 minutes of flying time during a recon mission, the right boost pump circuit breakers popped and within a minute the engine quit. The aircraft was autorotated into a rice paddy and was damaged on touch down

This record was last updated on 04/13/1997


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 63-08668
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 0764.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610   0 1612 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    SUPMACOM         
6611   0 1612 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    SUPMACOM         
6612   0 1612 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    SUPMACOM         
6701   0 1612 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM         
6702   0 1612 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM         
6703   0 1612 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM         
6704   0 1612 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM         
6705   0 1612 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM         
6706  95 1707 WAAXD0 COD 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6707  96 1803 WAAXD0 COD 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6708 110 1913 WAAXD0 COD 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN       
6709  99 2012 WAAXD0 COD 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6710  99 2111 WAAXD0 COD 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6711  68 2179 WAAXD0 COD 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6712  54 2233 WAAXD0 COD 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6801  67 2300 3261   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6802   6 2306 WAAXD0 COD 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6803   0 2306 WAG7EA BTRYE82ART 1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6804   7 2313 3261   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM     
6805  12 2325 3261   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6806   0 2325 WC5GAA 610 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN     
6807   0 2325 WC5GAA 610 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN     
6808   0 2325 WC5GAA 610 TRANS CO     VIETNAM                     RVN     
6809  12 2337 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6810  29 2366 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6811  29 2395 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6812  21 2416 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6901  72 2488 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6902  63 2551 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6903  59 2610 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6904  44 2654 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6905  46 2700 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6906   4 2704 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6907  34 2738 WFJGAA 282 ASLT HEL CO  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6908  36 2774 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN     
6909   0 2774 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6910   0 2774 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6911   0 2774 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6912   0 2774 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7001   0 2774 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7002   0 2774 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7003   0 2774 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
7004   0 2774 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
7005   0 2774 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
7006   0 2774 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
7007   0 2774 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
7008   0 2774 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
7009   0 2774 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
7010   0 2774 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
7011   3 2777 W2WJAA BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM        
7012  28 2805 W2NXAA HQ ARTY AVN CMD  4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY         
7101  35 2840 W2NXAA ARTY AVN CMD     4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY       
7102  33 2873 W2NXAA ARTY AVN CMD     4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY       
7103   3 2876 W2NXAA ARTY AVN CMD     4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY       
7104   0 2876 W2NXAA ARTY AVN CMD     4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY       
7105   1 2877 W2NXAA ARTY AVN CMD     4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY       
7106  22 2899 W2NXAA ARTY AVN CMD     4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY       
7107   5 2904 W2NXAA ARTY AVN CMD     5TH ARMY   FORT SILL        5TH ARMY       
7108   9 2913 W2NXAA ARTY AVN CMD     5TH ARMY   FORT SILL        5TH ARMY       
7109   6 2919 W2NXAA ARTY AVN CMD     5TH ARMY   FORT SILL        5TH ARMY       
7110   9 2928 W2NXAA ARTY AVN CMD     5TH ARMY   FORT SILL        5TH ARMY       
7111  17 2945 W2NXAA ARTY AVN CMD     5TH ARMY   FORT SILL        5TH ARMY       
7112  18 2963 W2NXAA ARTY AVN CMD     5TH ARMY   FORT SILL        5TH ARMY       
7201   3 2966 W2NXAA ARTY AVN CMD     5TH ARMY   FORT SILL        5TH ARMY       
7202   0 2966 W2NXAA ARTY AVN CMD     5TH ARMY   FORT SILL        5TH ARMY       
7203   2 2968 W2NXAA ARTY AVN CMD     5TH ARMY   FORT SILL        5TH ARMY       
7204   6 2974 XCYAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7205  36 3010 XCYAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7206  19 3029 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7207  40 3069 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7208   0 3069 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7209  15 3084 XCYAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7210   0 3084 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7211   7 3091 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7212  20 3111 XCYAAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7301  15 3126 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7302   0 3126 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7303  33 3159 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7304  17 3176 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7305  16 3192 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7306  25 3217 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7307   0 3217 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7308   3 3220 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7309   4 3224 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7310   6 3230        85TH DIV TNG     5TH ARMY   CHICAGO          RESV    
7311   0 3230 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7312   2 3232 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7401   1 3233 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7402  11 3244 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7403  26 3270 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7404   1 3271 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7405  25 3296 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7406  12 3308 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7409   4 3325 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7410  17 3342 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7411  25 3367 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7412  10 3377 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7501  21 3398 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7502  22 3420 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7503   4 3424 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7504  20 3444 WXCYAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7505  22 3466 WPGGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7506  23 3489 WPGGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7507  21 3510 WPGGAA                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7508   4 3514 WPGGB0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7509   1 3515 WPGGP0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7510  12 3527 WPGGP0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7511   9 3536 WPGGP0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI
7512  10 3546 WPGGB0                  NAT GUARD                   NAT GDZI


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