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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 77085
Last updated: 26 September 2017
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Date:26-AUG-1969
Time:07:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1V Iroquois
Owner/operator:HHC 199th Light Infantry Brigade
Registration: 67-17459
C/n / msn: 9657
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Camp Fresnell Jones -   Vietnam
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Long Binh
Destination airport:Local
Narrative:
WHILE PICKING UP TO A 3-FT HOVER & APPROX 1 FT OFF GROUND, A LOUD POP WAS HEARD AND AIRCAFT STARTED SETTLING/HOVERING AUTO COMPL WITH ICDT DAMAGE UPON LANDING. DISK AXIAL COMPRESSOR STAGE FOUR FAILED

Sources:

http://www.135ahc.net/135goldbook/67-17459.htm
I was the crew chief on that aircraft that day. We replaced the engine two days later back flying missions


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
30-Oct-2011 01:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
10-Apr-2012 00:25 fireball Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage]

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