Helicopter OH-6A 66-07836


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 66-07836
The Army purchased this helicopter 1167
Total flight hours at this point: 00000572
Date: 11/16/1968
Incident number: 68111666.KIA
Unit: C/3/17 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0020 feet and 050 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XT566181
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 = 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, 80458, CASRP, CRAFX, JSIDR (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 BROWN EDDIE WAYNE KIA
CE SGT HOMER ERNEST CRAIG KIA
G SP4 NIEVES JORGE LUIS KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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