Helicopter OH-6A 67-16672


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16672
The Army purchased this helicopter 0369
Total flight hours at this point: 00000065
Date: 05/12/1969
Incident number: 69051212.KIA
Unit: D/3/5 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0300 feet and 045 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XS551370 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48PXS551370)
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
The helicopter was hit in the Fuselage causing an Explosion.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 DOI . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Burned
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, 90558, CRAFX, JSIDR, CASRP (Operations Report. Lindenmuth Old Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 CRAMBLET HOWARD EARL KIA
CE SP4 SHEPARD LAWRENCE ROBERT KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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