Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16229
The Army purchased this helicopter 0868
Total flight hours at this point: 00001145
Incident number: 70040555.KIA
Unit: B/2/17 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While On Target this helicopter was Attacking at 0100 feet and 075 knots.
Helicopter took 3 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, ARMAMENT
The effectiveness of the armor protecting the personnel was unknown or not reported.
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNNF, JSIDR, CASRP (Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )
P CPT HOWE OLAN JOSEPH KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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