Accession Number : AD0456719


Title :   U.S. ARMY HU-1A BELL IROQUOIS HELICOPTER ACCIDENT FORT CARSON, COLORADO, 9 JUNE 1960. REPORT OF CRASH INJURY INVESTIGATION


Corporate Author : AVIATION SAFETY ENGINEERING AND RESEARCH PHOENIX AZ


Personal Author(s) : Roegner, Harold F ; Carroll, Jack


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/456719.pdf


Report Date : Dec 1960


Pagination or Media Count : 58


Abstract : A U.S. Army HU-1A helicopter crashed at 1105 hours on 9 June 1960 while on a tactical mission. The crash site was in a mountainous area on the Fort Carson Military Reservation near Butts Army Airfield, Fort Carson, Colorado. One crew member and three passengers were aboard the aircraft at the time of the accident. The pilot and the occupant in the copilot's seat sustained spinal strains while the other two occupants received strains, abrasions, and cuts. The aircraft was examined at the crash site, and photographs of the wreckage and of all essential components and equipment were obtained during the course of the investigation.


Descriptors :   *AVIATION ACCIDENTS , AIRCRAFT CABINS , AIRCRAFT SEATS , AVIATION INJURIES , AVIATION MEDICINE , AVIATION SAFETY , DAMAGE , DECELERATION , FLOORS , FORCE(MECHANICS) , HELICOPTER ROTORS , HELICOPTERS , LANDING GEAR , ROOFS , STRUCTURES , SUPPORTS , TRANSMISSIONS(MECHANICAL)


Subject Categories : Military Aircraft Operations


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE