Helicopter OH-6A 68-17264


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 68-17264
The Army purchased this helicopter 0869
Total flight hours at this point: 00000915
Date: 12/19/1970
Incident number: 70121920.KIA
Unit: A/7/17 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 0020 feet and 070 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BP389497
Count of hits was not possible because the helicopter burned or exploded.
Explosive Weapon; Non-Artillery launched or static weapons containing explosive charges. (RPG)
The helicopter was hit in the Tail Section causing a Blast.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 DOI . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Burned
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, FM385, CASRP (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P WO1 MALLETTE AVON NORRIS KIA
OB SP4 KNETSAR GEORGE ARTHUR KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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