Helicopter OH-13S 64-15379


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-13S tail number 64-15379
Date: 06/25/1967
Incident number: 67062555.KIA
Unit: 1 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 Unknown at 0250 feet and 040 knots.
South Vietnam
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.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, ELECTRICAL SYS, STRUCTURE
Casualties = 02 DOI . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Burned
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, CRAFX, CASRP (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P CPT MURPHY ALFRED WALKER KIA
OB MAJ KURTZ ROBERT WARNER KIA


War Story:
Sources indicate to the VHPA that this was the aircraft in which these two men died while serving for the 1st Inf Div in Binh Buong Province. The VHPA is very interested in learning more about how these men died.

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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