Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16547
The Army purchased this helicopter 0169
Total flight hours at this point: 00001408
Incident number: 70052727.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 040 knots.
UTM grid coordinates: YU304347 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 48PYU304347)
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)
causing an Explosion.
Systems damaged were: FUEL SYS, PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 DOI, 01 INJ . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
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, FM385, CASRP (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory
CE SP5 COMBS DAVID JOHN KIA
OB CPL BOWERS DANNY WARD KIA
P WO1 GRAGERT RICHARD J RES
This record was last updated on 07/25/1998
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