Helicopter OH-6A 65-12985


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 65-12985
The Army purchased this helicopter 0767
Total flight hours at this point: 00000591
Date: 07/23/1968
Incident number: 68072300.TXT
Unit: HHT/3/17 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XS732647
Helicopter took 2 hits from:
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 = 02 KIA . .
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. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, LNOF, 80310, HUGHS, CRAFX, CASRP (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
OB SP5 JOHNSON FRANCIS DAVID LEO KIA
P 1LT CHANEY DOUGLAS DALE KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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