Helicopter OH-6A 68-17269


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 68-17269
The Army purchased this helicopter 0769
Total flight hours at this point: 00000255
Date: 11/06/1969
Incident number: 69110666.KIA
Unit: D/1/4 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While On Target this helicopter was Attacking at 0030 feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XT838348
Helicopter took 1 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 DOI, 01 KIA . .
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, JSIDR, CASRP, HUGHS (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
OB SP5 DOWNING JAMES LESLIE KIA
P CW2 VAD HENRY JOSEPH KIA

This record was last updated on 06/25/1999


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