Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16592
The Army purchased this helicopter 0169
Total flight hours at this point: 00000429
Incident number: 69081818.KIA
Unit: 173 ABN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
While On Target this helicopter was Attacking at 0025 feet and UNK knots.
Helicopter took 2 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (12.7MM)
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, LNNF, JSIDR, CASRP (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory
P 1LT BASSIGNANI WILLIAM JOHN KIA
CE SP4 GOMEZ-DIAZ RIGOBERTO KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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