Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16499
The Army purchased this helicopter 1268
Total flight hours at this point: 00001634
Incident number: 72041928.KIA
Unit: H/10 CAV
UTM grid coordinates: AR974346 (To see this location on a map, go to https://legallandconverter.com/p50.html and search on Grid Reference 49PAR974346)
Casualties = 02 DOI . .
Original source(s) and document(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Defense Intelligence Agency Helicopter Loss database. Also: OPERA (Operations Report. )
Summary: Recon mission southwest of Pleiku against reported NVA brigade. 8 mm arms fire, crashed & burned. Last words "taking fire, taking fire!"
Loss to Inventory
P CPT POWELL THOMAS STOKES KIA
OB SP4 PESCE PAUL JOHN KIA
This record was last updated on 03/27/2000
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Date posted on this site: 11/13/2023
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