• 59-2205 United States Army. Delivered 09-October 1959. Designated U-1A.
Assigned to the 18th Aviation Company, Fort Riley, KS.
Dec-1961/Jan-1962. The aircraft travelled with the 18th Aviation Company to Vietnam, entering service in Mar-1962.
Aug-1963. With the 339th Transportation Company for repair following an un recorded accident.
Accident. Saigon. Aug-1963. Following above repair crashed on test flight. Repaired and
Oct-1963. Returned to service with the 18th Aviation Company.
Feb-1966. Returned to USA and to the Army Aeronautical Depot Maintenance Centre ARADMAC Depot, Corpus Christi, TX.
Apr-1966. Returned to Vietnam for the 54th Aviation Company.
Mar-1967. Returned to the USA for overhaul at Sharpe Army Depot, Stockton, CA.
Oct-1967 Returned to Vietnam for the 54th Aviation Company.
Accident: North of Aidgon, Vietnam. Jun-1968. Power failure caused a forced landing. The aircraft landed safely but was subsequently destroyed when the Chinook sent to recover it, was forced to drop the load from height during a thunderstorm below.