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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 4690
Last updated: 26 September 2017
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Date:14-AUG-1969
Time:9:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 204B
Owner/operator:Air America
Registration: N8511F
C/n / msn: 2027
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Sam Thong (LS-20) -   Laos
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Vientiane (L-08)
Destination airport:Long Tieng (LS-20A)
Narrative:
Crashed, when main rotor mast failed in flight, killing Captain Norman A. Grammer (34) and Flight Mechanic Glen R. Woods.

Sources:

http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=5663&key=0
http://www.utdallas.edu/library/collections/speccoll/Leeker/204.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
05-Nov-2011 14:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
03-Mar-2012 13:47 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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