Helicopter OH-6A 66-14412


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 66-14412
The Army purchased this helicopter 0368
Total flight hours at this point: 00000384
Date: 09/13/1968
Incident number: 68091322.KIA
Unit: A/7/17th 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: YU862813
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.
causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 DOI . . Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Exploded
DUC LAP recovered the helicopter.
costing 0
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, 80368, CASRP, CRAFX, HUGHS, GOLDBOOK, Unit History (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 JACOBS THOMAS CARLYLE KIA
P WO1 ANDERSEN CURTIS LEE KIA


War Story:
This helicopter served with 3 units as follows: during 6803 flew 0 hours DIR SUP / TRAN, from 6804 to 6807 flew 290 hours for HHT 7th Sqdn 17th Cav, and during 6808 flew 94 hours for A Trp 7th Sqdn 17th Cav.

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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