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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 3140
Last updated: 28 May 2017
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Date:07-MAY-1978
Time:12:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic PUMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 330J Puma
Owner/operator:Petroleum Helicopters (PHI)
Registration: N49496
C/n / msn: 1463
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Atlantic City, NJ -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Atlantic City, NJ
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Forced landing at sea after fatigue failure of engine driveshaft.

Sources:

http://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=42144&key=0


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
17-Feb-2010 10:24 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Damage, Narrative]
25-Mar-2011 13:59 TB Updated [Operator, Narrative]
27-Oct-2012 07:16 TB Updated [Location, Source]
20-Aug-2014 20:38 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
12-Dec-2016 19:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Mar-2017 17:45 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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