Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 66-07861
Incident number: 68021979.KIA
Unit: B/7/17 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 Unknown at 0050 feet and 035 knots.
UTM grid coordinates: AR829924
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 Tail Section
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 03 DOI . .
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, LNOF, 80168, CASRP, CRAFX, FM232 (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory
P WO1 COHAN STEPHEN KIA
P WO1 MOORE THOMAS JON KIA
OB SSG LEWIS DAVID HARRY KIA
Sources indicate that this was the B/7/17th Cav LOH involved in the death of the three soldiers listing. Additional information about this incident is requested.
This record was last updated on 05/16/2019
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Date posted on this site: 05/26/2019
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