During a firing pass supporting a combat assault, a CS grenade exploded and filled the cockpit with CS gas. The crew attempted an autorotation to a pinnacle but landed on the slope and overturned.
The following is Goldbook
information on US Army helicopter UH-1B tail number 64-13928
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 1264.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.
DATE FLT HRS UIC UNIT AREA POST COUNTRY 196610 2 980 WC3JAA 129 AVN CO VIETNAM RVN 196611 38 1018 WC3JAA 129 AVN CO VIETNAM RVN 196612 91 1109 WARJAA HQ 173AIRBN BDE VIETNAM RVN 196701 70 1179 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN 196702 63 1242 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN 196703 41 1283 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN 196704 0 1283 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN 196705 0 1283 WC3JAA 129 ASLT HEL CO VIETNAM RVN
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