Helicopter OH-6A 67-16478


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16478
The Army purchased this helicopter 1168
Total flight hours at this point: 00000197
Date: 02/25/1969
Incident number: 69022555.KIA
Unit: D/3/5 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0020 feet and 060 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XS460388
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. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Fuselage
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 DOI . .
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, LNOF, 90168, HUGHS, CRAFX, CASRP, JSIDR (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P CPT BRYAN FRANKLIN DELANO KIA
G SP4 GROSE THOMAS NEIL KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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