Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-23G tail number 64-15313
The Army purchased this helicopter 1065
Total flight hours at this point: 00000295
Incident number: 67021717.KIA
Unit: D/1/10 CAV 4 INF
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
While in Operations Area this helicopter was at Hover at 0010 feet and 000 knots.
UTM grid coordinates: YA568558 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48PYA568558)
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 DOI . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, LNNF, FM232, CASRP, CRAFX (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Summary: Shot down in the Plei Trap Valley.
Loss to Inventory
P WO1 HENSEL ERNEST VICTOR JR KIA
C SP4 HART RONALD DAVID KIA
This record was last updated on 03/26/2014
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Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021
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