Helicopter OH-6A 67-16097


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16097
The Army purchased this helicopter 0668
Total flight hours at this point: 00000063
Date: 08/23/1968
Incident number: 68082333.KIA
Unit: A/1 AVN 1 INF
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Rescue and Recovery mission for Rescue of Persons
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XT744901
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)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 04 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, 80340, HUGHS, CASRP (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 SOPER RICHARD ORRIN KIA
PP MAJ SCHMALE WILLIAM OTTO KIA
PP 1LT BROWN THAL ANTHONY KIA
PP WO1 BECANNEN BARRY J KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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