Helicopter OH-6A 67-16188


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16188
The Army purchased this helicopter 0768
Total flight hours at this point: 00000581
Date: 03/18/1969
Incident number: 69031828.KIA
Unit: D/3/5 CAV 9 INF
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 0050 feet and 060 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 7 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: ENGINE, MAIN ROTOR SYS, TRANSMISSION, POWER TRAIN, OIL SYS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
The helicopter made an Emergency Landing. Aircraft is later recovered by any means other than its own power.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNOF, 90275, CRAFX, HUGHS, JSIDR, DYNAL, CASR (Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. )

Crew Members:
P E SERRANO
CE SP5 DEBOW EDWARD CARL KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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