Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-13S tail number 64-15423
The Army purchased this helicopter 1065
Total flight hours at this point: 00001272
Incident number: 680304041ACD Accident case number: 680304041 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 173 ABN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Command and Control
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at UNK feet and 070 knots.
The station for this helicopter was Bong Son in 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. (7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
The armor protecting the personnel was NOT effective.
Casualties = 02 DOI . . Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 1
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. Army Aviation Safety Center 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 KIDD DONNY RAMON KIA
Passengers and/or other participants:
MAJ DEL CAMP ADRIAN LEROY, AR, PX, KIA
This record was last updated on 09/20/1998
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