Helicopter OH-6A 67-16368

Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16368
The Army purchased this helicopter 1068
Total flight hours at this point: 00000697
Date: 02/14/70
Accident case number: 700214021
Unit: HHT/2/17 CAV
The station for this helicopter was Camp Eagle in
Number killed in accident = 0 . . Injured = 0 . . Passengers = 0
costing 554
Source(s) from which the incident was created or updated: Army Aviation Safety Center database.

Crew Members:
P W1 WEIPPERT DW

Accident Summary:

 PLT INVES FOOT PRINTS IN RICE PADDY WHEN SKIDS CAUGHT IN WATER CAUSING ACFT TO PITCH FWD WATER PRESS BROKE CHIN BUBBLE ICDT \

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Information on U.S. Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16368
The Army purchased this helicopter 1068
Total flight hours at this point: 00000895
Date: 06/21/70
Unit: 163 AVN 101 ABN
This was a Combat incident. This helicopter was LOSS TO INVENTORY
This was a Recon mission for Armed Recon
While in Operations Area this helicopter was at Level Flight at 0020 feet and 040 knots.
South Vietnam
UTM grid coordinates: YD439052
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)
Systems damaged were: PERSONNEL
Casualties = 02 INJ . .
The helicopter Crashed. Aircraft Destroyed.
Both mission and flight capability were terminated.
Exploded
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, CRAFX, MISC (Operations Report. Miscellaneous. Lindenmuth New Format Data Base. Joint Services Incident Damage Report. Crash Facts Message. )
Loss to Inventory

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The following is Goldbook information on US Army helicopter OH-6A tail number 67-16368
It is provided here as an ESTIMATE of the history of this helicopter and is not intended to be the final authority.
This helicopter was purchased by the US Army in 1068.
Please provide any additional information on this helicopter to the VHPA.

DATE  FLT HRS    UIC      UNIT          AREA          POST          COUNTRY
6810   1    1 W0MHAA DIR SUP / TRAN   IN MAINT   SHARPE AD        AVCOM       
6811  63   64 WAB3AA UNIT NOT KNOWN   VIETNAM                     RVN     
6812   0   64 WDX6AA 235 AVN CO       VIETNAM                     RVN     
6901  52  116 WAB1AA 101 ABNE DIV     VIETNAM                     RVN     
6902  26  142 WAB3T0 HHC 101ST AHB    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6903  38  180 WAB3T0 HHC 101ST AHB    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6904  55  235 WAB3T0 HHC 101ST AHB    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6905  24  259 WAB3T0 HHC 101ST AHB    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6906  23  282 WAB3T0 HHC 101ST AHB    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6907  47  329 WAB3T0 HHC 101ST AHB    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6908  57  386 WAB3T0 HHC 101ST AHB    VIETNAM                     RVN     
6909  62  448 WAB3T0 HC101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6910  32  480 WAB3T0 HC101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6911  53  533 WABCT0 2SQ 17AC 101ACD  VIETNAM                     RVN     
6912  22  555 WAB3T0 HC101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7001  61  616 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7002  81  697 WAB3A0 A-101 AHB 101AB  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7003  39  736 WFJ6AA 163 GS CO 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7004  61  797 WFJ6AA 163 GS CO 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     
7005  98  895 WFJ6AA 163 GS CO 101AC  VIETNAM                     RVN     

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