.Aircraft was in a turn when the tail rotor failed. It made three 360 degree turns before the impact. The 90 degree gear box and the tail rotor separated from the aircraft
The following is Goldbook
information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 64-14171
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 1165.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.
DATE FLT HRS UIC UNIT AREA POST COUNTRY 6610 6 253 WAX7AA 114 AVN CO AML VIETNAM RVN 6611 43 296 WAX7AA 114 AVN CO AML VIETNAM RVN 6612 12 308 WAX7AA 114 AVN CO AML VIETNAM RVN 6701 70 378 WAX7AA 114 AVN CO AML VIETNAM RVN 6702 44 422 WAX7AA 114 AVN CO AML VIETNAM RVN 6703 98 520 WAAXD0 COD 229ABAH1CAV VIETNAM RVN 6704 83 603 WAAXD0 COD 229ABAH1CAV VIETNAM RVN 6705 0 603 WAAXD0 COD 229ABAH1CAV VIETNAM RVN
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