Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16088
The Army purchased this helicopter 0668
Total flight hours at this point: 00000724
Incident number: 69050505.KIA
Unit: HHC 3 BDE 1 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 0020 feet and 060 knots.
UTM grid coordinates: XT453844
Helicopter took 7 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (12.7MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Cockpit
Systems damaged were: FLT CONTROLS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 DOI, 01 WIA . .
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, 90520, JSIDR, CASRP, CRAFX, HUGHS (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory
OB SP4 MATTAROCCHIA JOHN F JR KIA
This record was last updated on 07/07/2005
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