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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145974
Last updated: 6 April 2019
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Date:09-APR-1952
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic S55P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-55
Owner/operator:Los Angeles Airways
Registration: N412A
C/n / msn: 55-100
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Los Angeles Airport, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ambassador Hotel
Destination airport:Los Angeles Airport, CA
Narrative:
Tail rotor failure at 500 feet above the airport. Crash landed, injuring two passengers serious.

Sources:

https://lostflights.smugmug.com/Historical-Aviation-Accidents/June-6-1951-April-9-1952/6473404_mqheq/1/410785131_cLkdN


Revision history:

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