Helicopter UH-1D 64-13578

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 64-13578
Date: 08/22/1965
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
Unknown this helicopter was on Take-Off at 0004 feet and 015 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 Passenger Cargo Section causing Fragmentation Damage.
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS, PERSONNEL
The self sealing fuel tank sealed and did not leak.
Casualties = 02 WIA . .
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: UH1P1, 01304, CASRP, JSIDR (Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 64-13578
Date: 09/19/1965
Accident case number: 0C842 Forced Landing without damage Accident
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 0
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O2 BRIAN WL


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 64-13578
Date: 10/23/1965
Accident case number: 0D057 Substantial Damage Accident
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 20517
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 NIPPERT WN
P W1 METCALF BD
CE E3 BERGMAN HJ
G E3 LUSH RL


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 64-13578
The Army purchased this helicopter 0365
Total flight hours at this point: 00001322
Date: 10/18/1966
Unit: BELL HCPTR
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK 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)
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS, STRUCTURE
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft was capable of one time flight.
The aircraft was diverted or delayed after completing some mission objectives.
VINH LONG recovered the helicopter.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00728, CRAFX (Crash Facts Message. )


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 64-13578
The Army purchased this helicopter 0365
Total flight hours at this point: 00001322
Date: 10/18/1966
Accident case number: G812
Unit: BELL HCPTR
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 0
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P WEBER CE
CP BLISS AT

Accident Summary:

ACFT RECD 3 HITS FROM AUTO WEAP RETURNED TO VINH LONG EVAC BY CH47


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 64-13578
The Army purchased this helicopter 0365
Total flight hours at this point: 00001818
Date: 05/16/1967
Unit: ARMY AVN DIV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While Enroute this helicopter was Unknown at 1000 feet and UNK 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)
The helicopter was hit in the Equipment Section
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft took off, fully flight capable.
The aircraft was diverted or delayed after completing some mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P2, 72713 ()


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 64-13578
The Army purchased this helicopter 0365
Total flight hours at this point: 00001893
Date: 06/30/1967
Accident case number: 670630131
Unit: USARV FLT DET
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 0
costing 92635
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC O2 KEENEY RH
P W1 HUNTER RL
CE E4 BUITRON R
G E3 DUBACH PE

Accident Summary:

On take-off, the RPM bled off. The pilot aborted the take-off and landed in a pond. The tail swung to the left and struck an airboat. To keep the aircraft upright, the AC pulled collective and the aircraft made three 360 degree turns


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 64-13578
The Army purchased this helicopter 0365
Total flight hours at this point: 00001989
Date: 01/05/1969
Unit: C/229 AVN
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XT164530
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 64-13578
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 0365.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610 100 1322 3456   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM      
6611 116 1438 3456   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM       
6612  89 1527 3456   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM       
6701  96 1623 3456   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM       
6702  25 1648 3456   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM       
6703   0 1648 3456   POST SUPPLY      6TH ARMY   FORT ORD         6TH ARMY    
6704  81 1729 3456   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM       
6705  89 1818 3456   ARMY AVN DIV     6TH ARMY   DUGWAY PG        TEVALCOM       
6706  75 1893 3456   USARV FLT DET    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6707   0 1893 WCLUAA 611 TRANS CO DS  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6708   0 1893 WCLUAA 611 TRANS CO DS  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6709   0 1893 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM         
6710   0 1893 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM         
6711   0 1893 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM         
6712   0 1893 W0MUAA ARADMAC          4TH ARMY   NAVAL AIR STA    AVCOM         
6801   0 1893 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6802   0 1893 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6803   0 1893 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6804   0 1893 8005   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM     
6805   0 1893 8005   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6806   0 1893 8005   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6807   0 1893 8005   OPM SEA NITEOPS  1ST ARMY   FORT BELVOIR     AMC          
6808   0 1893 8005   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC 
6809   0 1893 8005   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC 
6810   0 1893 3300   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC 
6811  39 1932 WAAXC0 COC 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      
6812  57 1989 WAAXC0 COC 229ABAH1CAV  VIETNAM                     RVN      


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