Helicopter OH-23G 64-15303


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-23G tail number 64-15303
The Army purchased this helicopter 1065
Total flight hours at this point: 00001488
Date: 11/21/1968
Incident number: 68112121.KIA
Unit: 198TH INF BDE
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was an Unknown mission
While at Base Camp this helicopter was on Take-Off at 0000 feet and 000 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: AT951764
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (ROCKET)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 WIA, 02 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, LNNF, CRAFX, CASRP (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 ORTEGO GERALD M KIA
CE SGT STANLEY JOE HARRY KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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