Helicopter OH-6A 69-16030

Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 69-16030
The Army purchased this helicopter 0570
Total flight hours at this point: 00000430
Date: 01/11/1971
Incident number: 71011111.KIA
Unit: 11 BDE
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
for Command and Control
While on Landing Zone this helicopter was on Take-Off at 0040 feet and 060 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: BS493743 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 49PBS493743)
Helicopter took 1 hits from:
Small Arms/Automatic Weapons; Gun launched non-explosive ballistic projectiles less than 20 mm in size. (7.62MM)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 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, CASRP, FM385 (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory

Crew Members:

This record was last updated on 12/11/2003

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