ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 128438
Last updated: 1 November 2014
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Date:04-MAY-1964
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369
Owner/operator:
Registration: N9697F
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Camp Pendleton, Twentynine Pl CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Aircraft was on a test flight. Aircraft experienced engne failure after pilot selected wrong control and pulled the fuel shut-off valve instead of the gun safety switch. Aircraft was written-off but both crew are reported to have walked away from this accident with minor injuries.

Sources:
The loss of this aircraft is confirmed in the circumstances outlined above in a US Army report on the reliability and maintainability of US Army helicopters, document AD-A014 470.


Revision history:

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