Helicopter OH-6A 67-16223


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16223
The Army purchased this helicopter 0868
Total flight hours at this point: 00000946
Date: 01/31/1970
Incident number: 70013131.KIA
Unit: B/2/17 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
While in Scout Area this helicopter was Unknown at UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YC940910
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)
causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 DOI, 01 INJ . .
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, FM385, HUGHS, CASRP, CRAFX (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
AC WO1 PARTRIDGE ALAN BRIAN KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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