Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-23G tail number 64-15300
Incident number: 68020311.KIA
Unit: HHB DIV ARTY 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 Level Flight at 0800 feet and 070 knots.
UTM grid coordinates: ZA010217 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48PZA010217)
Helicopter took 2 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
Casualties = 01 WIA, 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. )
Loss to Inventory
P CW2 DYER ORRIN LEONARD JR KIA
This record was last updated on 12/26/2005
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Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021
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