Helicopter OH-6A 66-07843


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 66-07843
The Army purchased this helicopter 1167
Total flight hours at this point: 00000588
Date: 04/29/1970
Incident number: 70042999.KIA
Unit: 3 BDE 101 ABN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0300 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YD367162
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
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 = 02 DOI . .
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, 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:
P CW2 BERNER EDGAR DAVIDSON KIA
CE SP4 KLAVES JEFFREY JOHN KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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