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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75205
Last updated: 1 April 2020
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Date:28-JUL-1978
Time:07:13 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic S76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-76A
Owner/operator:Sikorsky Aircraft
Registration: N763SA
C/n / msn: 76003
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near West Palm Beach, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:West Palm Beach, FL
Destination airport:West Palm Beach, FL
Narrative:
Main gear box quill shaft fatigue failure whilst hovering.

Sources:

http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=763SA
https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=40370&key=0


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jun-2010 10:15 TB Added
16-Jul-2010 11:30 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
23-Aug-2014 12:46 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
27-Aug-2014 08:10 TB Updated [Departure airport, Damage, Narrative]
01-Jan-2017 16:33 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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