Helicopter OH-58A 68-16960

Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-58A tail number 68-16960
The Army purchased this helicopter 0470
Total flight hours at this point: 00000534
Date: 02/15/1971
Incident number: 71021530.KIA
Unit: A/3/17 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was REPAIRED
for Close Air Support
While Enroute this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0050 feet and 040 knots.
South Vietnam
Helicopter took 4 hits from:
The helicopter was hit in the Cockpit
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 01 KIA . .
The helicopter Continued Flight.
The aircraft was diverted prior to accomplishing any mission objectives.
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: LNNF, CASRP (Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Casualty Report. )

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This record was last updated on 05/25/1998

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