Helicopter OH-6A 68-17360


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 68-17360
The Army purchased this helicopter 1269
Total flight hours at this point: 00000142
Date: 05/10/1970
Incident number: 70051000.KIA
Unit: C/1/9 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED IN THEATER
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at 0080 feet and UNK knots.
Cambodia
Helicopter took 2 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft continued and accomplished all 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. )

Crew Members:
CE SP4 CHESTNUT LELAND MC LANE KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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