Helicopter OH-6A 67-16079


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16079
Date: 09/26/1968
Incident number: 68092626.KIA
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
While in Target Area this helicopter was at Hover at 0020 feet and 000 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YD365346
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Unknown groundfire.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 03 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, 80388, CASRP, CRAFX, HUGHS (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 WALLACE JOHN CLAYTON KIA
G SP4 GOSSAGE DOUGLAS EUGENE KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
SSG STATES JOHN WAYNE, AR, PX, KIA

This record was last updated on 09/20/1998


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