Helicopter UH-1D 65-12849

Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-12849
The Army purchased this helicopter 0866
Total flight hours at this point: 00000075
Date: 12/19/1966
Incident number: 66121919.KIA
Unit: 335 AHC
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Troop Extraction , Hot Area.
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on the Ground at 0000 feet and 000 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)
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS, PERSONNEL
The self sealing fuel tank developed a large leak.
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft took off, fully flight capable.
The aircraft was diverted or delayed after completing some mission objectives.
LZ BEAR CA recovered the helicopter. for 716.75
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: UH1P1, 00961, CASRP, FM232 (Casualty Report. )

Crew Members:
CE SGT ANDREWS COLEY L KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


The following is crew member information for this incident:


Name: SGT Coley L. Andrews
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 12/19/1966 while performing the duty of Crew Chief.
Age at death: 25.3
Date of Birth: 09/08/1941
Home City: Mobile, AL
Service: regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 335 AHC
Major organization: 173rd Airborne Brigade
Service: U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 13E-060
Aircraft: UH-1D tail number 65-12849
Service number: 14671330
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 67P2P = CH-34 Helicopter Repairman
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: small arms fire
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: crew chief
Started Tour: 11/12/1965
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 08
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - died of wounds
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Relgion: no religous preference
The following information is secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: enlisted personnel
This record was last updated on 07/30/1995


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-12849
The Army purchased this helicopter 0866
Total flight hours at this point: 00000255
Date: 05/12/1967
Accident case number: 670512071
Unit: 335 AHC
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 2936
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
AC W1 AVENI RA
P W1 MANNING BS
G E3 FOSSITT WJ

Accident Summary:

While shutting down in an LZ, a jeep with a whip antenna drove under the main rotor blades while they were still turning


Information on U.S. Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-12849
The Army purchased this helicopter 0866
Total flight hours at this point: 00000386
Date: 09/24/1967
Unit: BELL HCPTR
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
for Air/land Assault , Hot Area.
While Enroute this helicopter was Unknown at 0050 feet and 070 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 Tail Section
Systems damaged were: UNK
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: UH1P2, 73743 ()


The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 65-12849
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 0866.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6610   0    0 W0MHAA DIROF SUP TRAN   6TH ARMY   SHARPE GD        SUPMACOM         
6611  13   13 WGPQAA 335 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6612  62   75 WGPQAA 335 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6701  74  149 WGPQAA 335 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6702 106  255 WGPQAA 335 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6703   0  255 WGPQAA 335 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6704   0  255 WGPQAA 335 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6705   0  255 WGPQAA 335 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6706   0  255 WGPQAA 335 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6707   0  255 WGPQAA 335 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6708  51  306 3386   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM     
6709  80  386 3386   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM     
6710  74  460 3386   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM     
6711  77  537 3386   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6712  78  615 3386   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6801   0  615 3386   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY 
6802  96  711 3386   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6803  80  791 3304   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6804  66  857 3304   BELL HCPTR       BAILMENT   FT WORTH         AVCOM     
6805 105  962 3304   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6806  54 1016 3304   355 AVN CO       4TH ARMY   FORT SILL        4TH ARMY  
6807 106 1122 3304   OPM SEA NITEOPS  1ST ARMY   FORT BELVOIR     AMC           
6808 105 1227 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6809  91 1318 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6810  82 1400 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6811 118 1518 WGLEA0 A 123AVBN AMDIV  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6812   0 1518 WE4HAA 142 TC DS        VIETNAM                     RVN     
6901   0 1518 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN TRANSIT NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM         
6902   0 1518 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM          
6903   0 1518 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6904   0 1518 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6905   0 1518 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN MAINT   NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM        
6906   6 1524 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVCOM          
6907   4 1528 4206   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC 
6908  50 1578 4206   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC 
6909  42 1620 4206   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC 
6910  23 1643 4206   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC 
6911   0 1643 4206   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC 
6912   0 1643 4206   HHD 44 ENG GP    THAILAND                    PACIFIC 
7001  13 1656 4206   7 CORPS SPT COM  GERMANY                     EUROPE   
7002  20 1676 4206   7 CORPS SPT COM  GERMANY                     EUROPE   
7003  41 1717 4206   7 CORPS SPT COM  GERMANY                     EUROPE   
7004  19 1736 4206   7 CORPS SPT COM  GERMANY                     EUROPE   
7005  43 1779 4206   7 CORPS SPT COM  GERMANY                     EUROPE   
7006  38 1817 4206   AVN SEC EBD      6TH ARMY   FORT ORD         CBTDVCOM     
7007  17 1834 WHVCAA 236 AVN CO       ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7008  61 1895 WHVCAA 236 AVN CO       ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7009  22 1917 WHVCAA 236 AVN CO       ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7010   0 1917 WHVCAA 236 AVN CO       ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7011   0 1917 WHVCAA 236 AVN CO       ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7012   0 1917 WHVCAA 236 AVN CO       ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7101   0 1917 WHVCAA 236 AVN CO       ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7102   2 1919 WHVCAA 236 AVN CO       ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7103  24 1943 WHVCAA 236 AVN CO       ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7104  28 1971 WHVCAA 236 AVN CO       ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7105  39 2010 WHVCAA 236 AVN CO       ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7106   7 2017 WHVCAA 236 AVN CO       ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7107  29 2046 WHVCAA 236 AVN CO       ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7108  64 2110 WHVCAA 236 AVN CO       ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7109   0 2110 WHVCAA 236 AVN CO       ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7110   0 2110 WHVCAA 236 AVN CO       ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7111   0 2110 WHVCAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7112   0 2110 WHVCAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7201  13 2123 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7202  45 2168 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7203  41 2209 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7204   9 2218 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7205  51 2269 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7206  34 2303 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7207   5 2308 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7208  70 2378 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7209   9 2387 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7210   0 2387 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7211  15 2402 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7212  35 2437 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7301   8 2445 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7302  27 2472 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7303  16 2488 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7304   0 2488 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7305   6 2494 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7306  42 2536 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7307  11 2547 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7308  56 2603 WDYDAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7309  34 2637 WCLDAA 568 TC CO        ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7310  19 2656 WCLDAA 568 TC CO        ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7311  21 2677 WCLDAA 568 TC CO        ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7312   3 2680 WASRAA 172 INF BDE HHC  ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7401   5 2685 WASRAA 242D AVIATION    ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7402  10 2695 WCLDAA 568 TC CO        ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7403   0 2695 WCLDAA 568 TC CO        ALASKA                      ALASKA  
7404   0 2695 W0MUAA ARADMAC          IN STORAGE NAVAL AIR STN    AVSCOM          
7405   0 2695 W0MUAA INST MAINT FLT   1ST ARMY   FT CAMPBELL      FORSCOM          
7405   0 2695 W0MUAA INST MAINT FLT   1ST ARMY   FT CAMPBELL      FORSCOM          
7409   3 2698 WCLDAA 568TH TRANS CO   ALASKA     FORT WAINWRIGHT  FORSCOM             
7410   1 2699 WCLDAA 568TH TRANS CO   ALASKA     FORT WAINWRIGHT  FORSCOM             
7411   3 2702 WCLDAA 568TH TRANS CO   ALASKA     FORT WAINWRIGHT  FORSCOM             
7412   4 2706 WCLDAA 568TH TRANS CO   ALASKA     FORT WAINWRIGHT  FORSCOM             
7501   0 2706 WCLDAA 568TH TRANS CO   ALASKA     FORT WAINWRIGHT  FORSCOM             
7502  45 2751 WDLJAA 222 AVN BN HHC   ALASKA     FORT WAINWRIGHT  FORSCOM             
7503   2 2753 WDLJAA 222 AVN BN HHC   ALASKA     FORT WAINWRIGHT  FORSCOM            
7504  18 2771 WDLJAA 222 AVN BN HHC   ALASKA     FORT WAINWRIGHT  FORSCOM             
7505  25 2796 WDLJAA 222 AVN BN HHC   ALASKA     FORT WAINWRIGHT  FORSCOM             
7506  39 2835 WDLJAA 568TH TRANS CO   ALASKA     FORT WAINWRIGHT  FORSCOM             
7507  20 2855 WDLJAA 568TH TRANS CO   ALASKA     FORT WAINWRIGHT  FORSCOM             
7508  12 2867 WDLJAA 222 AVN BN HHC   ALASKA     FORT WAINWRIGHT  FORSCOM             
7509  30 2897 WDLJAA 222 AVN BN HHC   ALASKA     FORT WAINWRIGHT  FORSCOM             
7510  21 2918 WDLJAA 222 AVN BN HHC   ALASKA     FORT WAINWRIGHT  FORSCOM             
7511  24 2942 WDLJAA 222 AVN BN HHC   ALASKA     FORT WAINWRIGHT  FORSCOM             
7512  13 2955 WDLJAA 222 AVN BN HHC   ALASKA     FORT WAINWRIGHT  FORSCOM             


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