Helicopter OH-6A 66-14386


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 66-14386
The Army purchased this helicopter 0268
Total flight hours at this point: 00000014
Date: 04/12/1968
Incident number: 680412111ACD Accident case number: 680412111 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: 173 ABN
The station for this helicopter was Bong Son in
Number killed in accident = 1 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 0
costing 98662
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P O2 RJ TOMPKINS
CE SP5 JOLES RICHARD WADE KIA


Accident Summary:

On a low level recon, the aircraft lost directional control. The aircraft made numerous spins throwing the crew chief from aircraft before impact with the ground. The aircraft burned.

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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