Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16482
The Army purchased this helicopter 1168
Total flight hours at this point: 00000114
Incident number: 69032212.KIA
Unit: A/1/9 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0025 feet and 060 knots.
UTM grid coordinates: XT236640
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 Cockpit
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 03 DOI . .
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, 90284, CRAFX, JSIDR, CASRP (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory
P 1LT BUHOLTZ TONY LEE KIA
CE SP5 ILSLEY ROBERT PATRICK KIA
OB PFC WRIGHT JAMES DAVID JR KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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