Helicopter OH-6A 66-07823


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 66-07823
The Army purchased this helicopter 0967
Total flight hours at this point: 00000901
Date: 03/08/1969
Incident number: 69030888.KIA
Unit: B/7/17 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: AN759286
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, 90233, HUGHS, CASRP (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 CARPENTER WALTER ANDREW KIA
OB SGT PHILLIPS DAVID JEFFERY KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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