Accession Number:

ADA014423

Title:

Orientation-Error Accidents in Regular Army UH-1 Aircraft During Fiscal Year 1971: Relative Incidence and Cost,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AEROSPACE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB PENSACOLA FL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-06-11

Pagination or Media Count:

36.0

Abstract:

The report is the fifth 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 1971 include a total of 31 major and minor orientation-error accidents 15 of which were fatal, resulting in 44 fatalities, 52 non-fatal injuries, and a total UH-1 aircraft damage cost of 6,337,446.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE