Helicopter OH-6A 67-16431


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16431
The Army purchased this helicopter 1068
Total flight hours at this point: 00001799
Date: 04/30/1970
Incident number: 70043033.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 Operations Area this helicopter was Unknown at 0025 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YD474144
Helicopter took 3 hits from:
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (RPG)
causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 03 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, MISC (Operations Report. Miscellaneous. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P CPT SENSING JOHN LESLIE KIA
CE SP5 MASSETH ROBERT EUGENE KIA
OB SP4 STATON DAVID WALDEN KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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