Helicopter OH-6A 68-17149


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 68-17149
The Army purchased this helicopter 0569
Total flight hours at this point: 00000628
Date: 10/28/1969
Incident number: 69102888.KIA
Unit: D/3/4 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 UNK feet and 050 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XT165345
Helicopter took 4 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 KIA, 02 INJ . .
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, HUGHS, CASRP, CRAFX (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P 1LT JACKSON MARK KIA
CE SP4 S SNODDY
G PFC R RHODES

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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