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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151240
Last updated: 20 June 2020
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Date:26-APR-1979
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 365C Dauphin 2
Owner/operator:
Registration: N90049
C/n / msn: 5015
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Sabine Pass, TX -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Jefferson County Airport, Sabine Pass, TX
Destination airport:Gulf of Mexico
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Hard forced landing after extensive vibrations due to tail rotor gear box failure. Wreck rebuilt to SA 365C-3.

Sources:

https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=36026&key=0


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Dec-2012 12:35 TB Added

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