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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 169034
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:07-FEB-1978
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-61L
Owner/operator:
Registration: N305V
MSN: 61-362
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Florence, Indiana -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:External load operation
Departure airport:Florence, Indiana
Destination airport:Florence, Indiana
Narrative:
Underslung load work unloading a barge of girders. Loss directional control made 6 or 7 rotations before impacting ground. TR pitch change bearing had failed.

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: CHI78FA020 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=42788&key=0


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Aug-2014 18:36 Aerossurance Added
24-Aug-2014 15:37 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Narrative]
04-Dec-2016 00:55 Dr.John Smith Updated [Date, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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