ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 33053
Last updated: 19 April 2014
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Date:23-JUL-1982
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1B-BF Iroquois
Owner/operator:Western Helicopters Inc
Registration: N87701
C/n / msn: 1162
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:3
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Valencia, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed while filming action scene at Indian Dunes Park, when tail rotor assembly damaged by special effect explosion. Main rotor blade killing actor Vic Morrow (53) and child actors My-Ca Dinh Le (7) and Renee Shin-Yi Shen (6).

Sources:
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20020917X03516&key=1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ru6I9Cc9XnE


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
05-Nov-2011 15:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
24-Nov-2012 11:24 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
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