Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 66-17789
The Army purchased this helicopter 0568
Total flight hours at this point: 00000554
Incident number: 69032666.KIA
Unit: A/7/17 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 UNK feet and UNK knots.
UTM grid coordinates: YA337767 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48PYA337767)
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)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 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, 90296, CRAFX, CASRP (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory
AC WO1 TURNER JOHN MICHAEL KIA
P 1LT WILLIS JOSEPH F KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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Date posted on this site: 11/13/2023
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