Helicopter OH-6A 66-07892


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 66-07892
The Army purchased this helicopter 0168
Total flight hours at this point: 00000513
Date: 12/05/1968
Incident number: 68120505.KIA
Unit: A/7/1 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0100 feet and 060 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 5 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, MAIN ROTOR SYS, STRUCTURE
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft took off, fully flight capable.
The aircraft was diverted or delayed after completing some 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, 80492, CASRP, CRAFX, JSIDR, HUGHS (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )

Crew Members:
AC WO1 BREECE WILLIAM WARREN JR KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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