Accident Agusta-Bell 47J Ranger OH-HIC, 06 Jun 1965
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Type:Agusta-Bell 47J Ranger
Registration: OH-HIC
MSN: 1151
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Helsinki -   Finland
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
During a photo flight the helicopter crashed on a street due to a metal fatigue induced failure of the tail rotor which rendered the helicopter uncontrollable. Three occupants were killed, including the pilot and his six year old son; the photographer survived with serious injuries.


Finnish general aviation accident database
Seppo Jylhä, Siviili-ilmailun viimeiset lennot 1927-1994, p. 52, Helsinki, Finnrep Jylhä 1995, ISBN 952-90-6375-X
La Stampa 8 June 1965, p27 (Europa)

Revision history:

08-Jan-2010 23:25 slowkid Added
07-Apr-2016 18:26 TB Updated [Operator, Phase, Source, Narrative]
15-May-2016 16:01 T. Hermola Updated [Time, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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