Helicopter OH-6A 67-16371


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16371
The Army purchased this helicopter 1068
Total flight hours at this point: 00001649
Date: 01/12/1970
Incident number: 70011212.KIA
Unit: B/3/17 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Operations Area this helicopter was Unknown at 0025 feet and 070 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XS587591
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 = 01 INJ, 01 KIA . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Additional crash damage
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, CALTR, FM385, CRAFX, JSIDR, HUGHS, CASR (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC CW2 AESCHLIMAN DAVID KEITH KIA

This record was last updated on 07/17/2010


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