Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-23G tail number 62-03822
The Army purchased this helicopter 0663
Total flight hours at this point: 00000805
Incident number: 670908171ACD Accident case number: 670908171 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 2 BDE 4 INF
Number killed in accident = 2 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 2
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Army Aviation Safety Center database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory
P WO1 WESTBAY GAYLORD LEE KIA
Passengers and/or other participants:
SP4 GARRISON RUSSELL G, AR, PX, KIA
E9 HONEYCUTJG, PAX, D
The aircraft crashed into trees and a stream as a result of fuel exhaustion. The pilot and one passenger were pinned in the wreckage. While the other passenger was walking for help, enemy forces killed the pilot and passenger and pilfered the aircraft.
This record was last updated on 06/26/1999
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