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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 9798
Last updated: 17 May 2019
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Date:26-JUL-1964
Time:13:55 EDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H269 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 269B
Owner/operator:Page Airways Inc opf. New York Police Department
Registration: N9348F
C/n / msn: 44-0064
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Rochester, NY -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:Rochester, NY
Destination airport:Rochester, NY
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
N9348F entered a power settling condition with in sufficient altitude for recovery. Stalled and smashed into three-story house and set it on fire while surveying potential trouble-spot. Two of the three persons on board sustained fatal injuries: Surviving county official critically injured. According to the NTSB report into the accident:

"PROBABLE CAUSE(S): PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS. IMPROPER OPERATION OF POWERPLANT & POWERPLANT CONTROLS. MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - PILOT IN COMMAND: ALCOHOLIC IMPAIRMENT OF EFFICIENCY AND JUDGMENT. FIRE AFTER IMPACT"

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: Unknown at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=79437&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=9348F
3. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=13030
4. Toledo Blade 27.7.1964, p.1
5. https://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2014/07/19/roberta-abbott-buckle-rochester-riots/12855941/?from=new-cookie
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1964_Rochester_race_riot#Aftermath


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
12-Apr-2013 17:51 TB Updated [Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Source, Narrative]
17-Aug-2016 12:28 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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