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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246596
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:09-JAN-2021
Time:10:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic S64 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-64E Skycrane
Owner/operator:Siller Helicopters Inc
Registration: N4035S
MSN: 64099
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Oakland, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:External load operation
Departure airport:Oakland International Airport, CA (OAK/KOAK)
Destination airport:Oakland International Airport, CA (OAK/KOAK)
Narrative:
The helicopter was lifting the second of four large air conditioning units from street level to a high rise building (Elihu Harris State Building, 1515 Clay Street) when the load dropped on Clay Street near 14th Street in downtown Oakland, California.
The load impacted next to the flatbed truck it had been being lifted from.
No injuries were reported.

Sources:

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/01/09/video-helicopter-drops-huge-air-conditioning-unit-onto-downtown-oakland-street/

https://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/001/414/001414464.jpg (photo)
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/Search/NNumberResult
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N4035S/history/20210109/1809Z/KOAK/KOAK

Location

Media:


Images:

Photo of N4035S courtesy AirHistory.net


Hemet - Hemet-Ryan (KHMT / HMT)
1 February 2020; (c) Gary Vincent

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2021 13:48 Aerossurance Added
10-Jan-2021 13:49 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Embed code]
10-Jan-2021 13:54 Aerossurance Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
10-Jan-2021 13:54 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]
10-Jan-2021 13:55 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
10-Jan-2021 14:50 harro Updated [Source, Embed code, Category]
10-Jan-2021 14:51 harro Updated [Embed code]
10-Jan-2021 18:31 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2021 18:32 RobertMB Updated [Operator]
11-Jan-2021 09:43 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Jan-2021 03:45 Geno Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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