Helicopter OH-13S 64-15326


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-13S tail number 64-15326
The Army purchased this helicopter 1164
Total flight hours at this point: 00001478
Date: 05/12/1968
Incident number: 68051222.KIA
Unit: HHC/2 BDE 1 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 in Orbit at 1500 feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YD246673 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48QYD246673)
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
causing a Fire.
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, CRAFX, CASRP (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC 1LT ABBOTT STEVEN GLENN KIA
G SP5 NULL ARTHUR ELLIOTT JR KIA

This record was last updated on 02/09/2020


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