Helicopter OH-6A 67-16675


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16675
The Army purchased this helicopter 0369
Total flight hours at this point: 00000915
Date: 08/13/1970
Incident number: 70081313.KIA
Unit: 2 BDE 101 ABN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was UNK
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
Unknown this helicopter was Unknown at 0100 feet and 080 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (12.7MM)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL, STRUCTURE
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
QUANG TRI recovered the helicopter.
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, FM385, MISC (Miscellaneous. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )

Crew Members:
P WO1 JOHNSTON EDWARD CHARLES KIA


War Story:
I was flying C&C for Ed on his final mission. I went through my diary/notes today, knowing that it was the anniversary, and found that it was at the siege of Firebase Ripcord. From: CW2 Frank M. Beckham, HHT 2/17 Cav 101 Abn

This record was last updated on 08/21/2008


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