Helicopter OH-6A 68-17219


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 68-17219
The Army purchased this helicopter 0669
Total flight hours at this point: 00000200
Date: 09/16/1969
Incident number: 69091616.KIA
Unit: HHC 2 BDE 4 INF
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
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: 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, LNNF, CRAFX, CASRP (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 OLINSKY WALTER STANLEY JR KIA

Passengers and/or other participants:
CPT KALEN JOHN JOSEPH, AR, PX, KIA
LTC SAPP ALFRED GEORGE SR, AR, PX, KIA

This record was last updated on 01/20/2006


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