Helicopter OH-6A 65-12988


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 65-12988
The Army purchased this helicopter 0767
Total flight hours at this point: 00000438
Date: 04/02/1968
Incident number: 68040210.KIA
Unit: B/7/17 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Operations Area this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0075 feet and 040 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YA839935
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 Cockpit
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 WIA, 01 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, LNOF, 80199, CASRP, FM232 (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P CPT HAYMAN ARCHIE ANDREW KIA
O PSG MC HOOD

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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