Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 66-07914
The Army purchased this helicopter 0268
Total flight hours at this point: 00000287
Incident number: 69050289.KIA
Unit: C/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 Unknown at 0050 feet and UNK knots.
UTM grid coordinates: BS709102 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 49PBS709102)
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 = 01 KIA, 01 DOI, 01 I . .
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, 90506, CASRP, CRAFX (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Summary: Shot down on hill 618 4 KM West of Hung Long Village (19 KM West of Tam Quan City).
Loss to Inventory
P 1LT FLURRY JAMES DURWARD KIA
O SP4 MANSERGH WILLIAM A JR KIA
This record was last updated on 02/05/2020
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Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021
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