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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14207
Last updated: 23 April 2019
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Time:17:35 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-61L-II
Owner/operator:New York Airways
Registration: N619PA
C/n / msn: 61427
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 25
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Pan Am Heliport, New York, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:New York/Pan Am Heliport
Destination airport:New York/JFK
Investigating agency: NTSB
Fatigue failure of main landing gear strut caused helicopter to roll over while idling and taking on passengers atop the Pan-Am building in Mid-town Manhattan. Michael Findley (39, film producer)
died. A women hit and killed by debrise falling on the streets below the building.


Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
21-Sep-2009 11:47 Anon. Updated
26-Sep-2009 01:42 Anon. Updated
28-Dec-2009 12:38 TB Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport]
30-Dec-2009 11:55 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
16-May-2012 07:29 gerard57 Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
20-Dec-2012 13:02 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2012 09:20 TB Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
24-Aug-2014 15:38 TB Updated [Narrative]

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