Helicopter OH-58A 69-16086


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-58A tail number 69-16086
The Army purchased this helicopter 0570
Total flight hours at this point: 00000127
Date: 10/20/1970
Incident number: 70102020.KIA
Unit: B/4 AVN 4 INF
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
While in Operations Area this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0010 feet and 010 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BR442341
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 = 01 INJ, 02 KIA . .
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, FM386, CASRP (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 HANNAH BYRON MARK KIA
G PFC KOTARSKI VINCENT R JR KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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