Accession Number:

AD0749695

Title:

Orientation-Error Accidents in Regular Army UH-1 Aircraft During Fiscal Year 1969: Relative Incidence and Cost.

Descriptive Note:

Joint rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AEROSPACE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB PENSACOLA FL

Report Date:

1972-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

35.0

Abstract:

The report deals with the magnitude of the pilot disorientationvertigo accident problem in Regular Army UH-1 helicopter operations. Incidence and cost data presented for fiscal year 1969 include a total of 46 major and minor orientation-error accidents 16 of which were fatal, resulting in 39 fatalities, 67 nonfatal injuries, and 8,130,297 aircraft damage. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE