Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-13S tail number 63-09220
The Army purchased this helicopter 0864
Total flight hours at this point: 00000856
Incident number: H401ACD Accident case number: H401
Unit: A/1/9 CAV
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Unarmed Recon
While in Operations Area this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0050 feet and 040 knots.
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. (7.62MM)
The helicopter was hit in the Cockpit causing a Fire.
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 1 WIA, 01 DOI . . Number killed in accident = 1 . . Injured = 1 . . Passengers = 0
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. Army Aviation Safety Center database. Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center Helicopter database. Also: OPERA, LNNF, FM48, CRAFX, CASRP (Operations Report. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Crash Facts Message. Casualty Report. )
Loss to Inventory
P WR DILBECK
G SGT ANDERSON RONNIE COLEMAN KIA
ACFT ON RECON REC HVY AUTO WEAP FIRE CRASHED & BURNED PLT & OBS HIT
This record was last updated on 05/25/1998
This information is available on CD-ROM.
Additional information is available on KIAs at http://www.coffeltdatabase.org
Please send additions or corrections to: The VHPA Webmaster Gary Roush.
Return to the KIA name list
Return to the KIA panel date index
Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021
Copyright © 1998 - 2021 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association