Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16405
The Army purchased this helicopter 1068
Total flight hours at this point: 00000780
Incident number: 70060544.KIA
Unit: B/2/17 CAV 101 ABN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Operations Area this helicopter was at Level Flight at UNK feet and UNK knots.
UTM grid coordinates: YD475071
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (RPG)
causing a Blast.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 DOI . .
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, CRAFX, HUGHS, CASRP (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory
AC WO1 RICHARDSON CHARLES A KIA
P 1LT HOVEY VERNON FLETCHER III KIA
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
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