Helicopter OH-6A 67-16115


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16115
The Army purchased this helicopter 0668
Total flight hours at this point: 00001099
Date: 05/06/1970
Incident number: 70050606.KIA
Unit: C/1/9 CAV
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 0100 feet and 060 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: XU959418
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)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 INJ, 01 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, CASRP, CRAFX (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 WHIDDON TOMMY LEON KIA
MCKIDDY

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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