Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16599
The Army purchased this helicopter 0169
Total flight hours at this point: 00000073
Incident number: 69051111.KIA
Unit: A/3/17 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Target Area this helicopter was Attacking at 0100 feet and 040 knots.
UTM grid coordinates: YT186074 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48PYT186074)
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: UNK
The helicopter made a Forced Landing. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Destroyed by friendly forces
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, 90541, JSIDR, CASRP, CRAFX, HUGHS (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory
P WO1 GILBERT JAMES MICHAEL KIA
OB SGT RODERIGUES PAUL IRVING KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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