Accession Number:

AD0735457

Title:

Orientation-Error Accidents in Regular Army UH-1 Aircraft During Fiscal Year 1968: Relative Incidence and Cost,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AEROSPACE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB PENSACOLA FL

Report Date:

1971-10-15

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

The report is the second in a longitudinal series of reports dealing with the magnitude of the pilot disorientationvertigo accident problem in Regular Army UH-1 helicopter operations. Incidence and cost data presented for fiscal year 1968 include a total of 53 major and minor orientation-error accidents 17 of which were fatal, resulting in 74 fatalities, 60 nonfatal injuries, and 8,224,607 aircraft damage. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE