Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16234
The Army purchased this helicopter 0868
Total flight hours at this point: 00000113
Incident number: 68112525.KIA
Unit: ACT/11 ACR
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0060 feet and UNK knots.
Helicopter took 6 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 KIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 80477, CASRP, JSIDR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )
AC 1LT BENTON JOHNNY WILLIAM KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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