Helicopter OH-6A 69-15963


Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 69-15963
The Army purchased this helicopter 0170
Total flight hours at this point: 00000421
Date: 12/19/1970
Incident number: 70121930.KIA
Unit: ACT/11 ACR
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 UNK feet and UNK knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YT002368
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.
causing an Explosion.
Systems damaged were: UNK
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, CASRP, FM385 (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:
P 1LT COOMBS DAN L F III KIA
OB SP5 BLICKENSTAFF JOSEPH W JR KIA

This record was last updated on 05/25/1998


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