Helicopter OH-13S 63-09107

Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-13S tail number 63-09107
The Army purchased this helicopter 0164
Total flight hours at this point: 00001121
Date: 05/18/1967
Incident number: 67051818.KIA
Unit: B/1/9 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0100 feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BS820430 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 49PBS820430)
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)
The helicopter was hit in the Left Side
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
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 (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Casualty Report. )
Summary: Shot down at 1845 hours killing pilot and seriously wounding the observer. The observer was lifted out by a Shark aircraft.
Loss to Inventory

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This record was last updated on 06/20/2010

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