Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16032
The Army purchased this helicopter 0568
Total flight hours at this point: 00000018
Incident number: 680627131ACD Accident case number: 680627131 Total loss or fatality Accident
Unit: B/7/1 CAV
The station for this helicopter was Di An in South Vietnam
Number killed in accident = 2 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 1
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. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Loss to Inventory
P CW2 WHITE MELVIN RICHARD KIA
CE SFC HODGES BENNIE EDWARD KIA
Passengers and/or other participants:
E7 JOYNER CW, OAY, D
During landing approach to a cleared area, the pilot crashed into the trees short of his selected spot resulting in major damage to the aircraft. A malfunction could not be determined.
This record was last updated on 09/20/1998
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