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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14192
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:17-JAN-1979
Time:10:15
Type:Sikorsky HH-52A Seaguard (S-62C)
Owner/operator:United States Coast Guard (USCG)
Registration: 1376
C/n / msn: 62-054
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Opa Locka, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Opa Locka, FL
Destination airport:local
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Destroyed in a mid-air collision with a Bell 47G2 N2873B helicopter flown by a student pilot. The student pilot was also killed.

Sources:

https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=37586&key=0
http://www.check-six.com/lib/Coast_Guard_Aviation_Casualties.htm


Images:

Photo of 1376 courtesy AirHistory.net


Miami - Opa-locka Executive (KOPF / OPF)
20 June 1978; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
14-Dec-2009 12:03 Anon. Updated
12-Jan-2010 02:40 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Destination airport, Narrative]
12-Jan-2010 11:22 TB Updated [Source]
17-Sep-2012 07:24 TB Updated [Operator, Source]
05-Oct-2012 08:59 TB Updated [Operator, Source]

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