Helicopter OH-6A 66-07857


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 66-07857
The Army purchased this helicopter 1267
Total flight hours at this point: 00000747
Date: 02/12/1969
Incident number: 69021212.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
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at 0030 feet and 060 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YU051142
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. (12.7MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Fuselage
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 DOI, 01 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, LNOF, 90131, HUGHS, 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 HAMILTON GEORGE KIRTLAND KIA
OB CPL SHOEMAKER ROBERT DALE KIA
CE SP4 BARTHOLOMEW RICHARD D JR KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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