Helicopter OH-6A 66-07895

Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 66-07895
The Army purchased this helicopter 0168
Total flight hours at this point: 00000844
Date: 01/20/1970
Incident number: 70012020.KIA
Unit: ACT/11 ACR
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 0080 feet and 060 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XU923234 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48PXU923234)
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. (12.7MM)
causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: ENGINE, FUEL SYS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 DOI, 01 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, JSIDR, CRAFX, CASRP, FM385 (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:

War Story:
Scott was a voluntary transfer from the Lift Platoon to the Aero Scout Platoon. Paris was conducting Aero Scout training for Scott when their helicopter was shot down. Paris was rescued by an AH-1G piloted by Carl B. Marshall, Aero Weapons platoon Leader. From Charles W. Abbey, November 2001

This record was last updated on 11/19/2001

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