Helicopter OH-6A 66-07928


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 66-07928
The Army purchased this helicopter 0168
Total flight hours at this point: 00000955
Date: 02/11/1970
Incident number: 70021101.KIA
Unit: B/7/1 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 0050 feet and 040 knots.
Cambodia
UTM grid coordinates: WT765160
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)
Systems damaged were: ENGINE, FLT CONTROLS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 DOI . .
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, CASRP, FM385 (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 CARRINGTON FRED EMERY KIA
G SGT PUETZ MICHAEL DUANE KIA

This record was last updated on 08/13/1999


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