Bell OH-58A Kiowa

This model is a version of 206

c/n 40216

Helicopter Bell OH-58A Kiowa Serial 40216 Register 68-16902 N135NR used by US Army Aviation State of Minnesota. Aircraft history


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US Army Aviation
US Army, conv to OH-58C
usa 68-16902
US Army Aviation
Jan-Dec 1971, I crewed this in Vietnam with the 12th sig group. We also had 68-16903

notes By Ralph :

We we located at Marble Mountain near Da Nang. We had 4 OH-58A's and 4 UH-1H's.
We we comprised of the 37th and 63rd Signal Company's in Chu Lia and Phuebi,
with the 12th being the headquarters at China Beach. I was there from Jan 1971-Dec 1971.
When I arrived, they were changing out the rotor systems and the compressor ends on all 4 58's.
We were involved in Lam Son 719 and flew all over I Corp.

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State of Minnesota
Minnesota Department Of Natural Resources (DNR) at Brainerd, MN from Jun97

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