The aircraft was enroute to an L-19 crash site with a load of troops to secure the area. After making several passes, the aircraft set up for an approach to an LZ which was a tight area. The pilot elected to go around when on a low slow short final and there was insufficient power available. The aircraft crashed into trees with full pitch applied
This record was last updated on 04/14/97
The following is Goldbook
information on US Army helicopter UH-1D tail number 67-17215
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 0168.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.
DATE FLT HRS UIC UNIT AREA POST COUNTRY 6801 0 0 W0Y6AA INTRANSIT IN TRANSIT AVCOMCTR 6802 58 58 WC4YAA 170 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN 6803 87 145 WCYMAA 52D AVIATION BN VIETNAM RVN 6804 67 212 WC4YAA 170 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN 6805 60 272 WCYMAA 52D AVIATION BN VIETNAM RVN
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