Helicopter OH-6A 66-07853


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 66-07853
Date: 11/02/1968
Incident number: 68110214.KIA
Unit: D/1/4 CAV 1 INF
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0150 feet and 060 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 10 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 = 01 INJ, 01 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, 80443, CASRP, HUGHS, JSIDR (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 SCHLINGER JAMES IRWIN KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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