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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 9734
Last updated: 10 January 2020
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Date:10-JUL-1968
Time:14:59
Type:Silhouette image of generic COUR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Helio H-391B Courier
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N28B
C/n / msn: 005
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Royalston, MA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Old Forge, NY
Destination airport:Osterville, MA
Narrative:
Aircraft was destroyed with two fatalities, wing failed in flight after the pilot not wearing a seat belt continued flight into known areas of severe turbulence (thunderstorm), pilot encountered spatial disorientation and exceeded the aircraft’s design stress limits, with consequent overload failure.


Sources:

NTSB

http://flyhelio.com/smf/index.php?topic=648.msg3572;topicseen#msg3572


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
26-Nov-2010 15:05 TB Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
28-Jun-2017 19:28 Djohn Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]

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