Helicopter OH-13S 63-09181


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-13S tail number 63-09181
Date: 02/05/1968
Incident number: 68020514.KIA
Unit: D/1/4 CAV 1 INF
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While On Target this helicopter was Attacking at 0050 feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XT848474
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
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. )
Summary: OH-13S down 11 KM West of Phuoc Vinh City.
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 PAPKE THEODORE ARTHUR KIA
OB SP4 LYON CHRISTOPHER EDWIN KIA

This record was last updated on 03/08/2017


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