Helicopter OH-6A 67-16069


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16069
The Army purchased this helicopter 0668
Total flight hours at this point: 00000296
Date: 02/09/1969
Incident number: 69020909.KIA
Unit: B/1/9 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
While in Operations Area this helicopter was in Orbit at 0020 feet and 070 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XT472826 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48PXT472826)
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (RPG)
The helicopter was hit in the Tail Section causing a Blast.
Systems damaged were: DRIVESHAFT
Casualties = 01 DOI, 02 INJ . .
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, LNNF, JSIDR, CASRP, LNOF, 90120, HUGHS (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
OB SGT JONES JERRY DEAN KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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