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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70864
Last updated: 5 April 2019
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Date:07-OCT-1983
Time:19:16
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-61N
Owner/operator:Aerotechnica
Registration: YV-323C
C/n / msn: 61-472
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:West Palm Beach, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Nassau, Bahamas (MYNN)
Destination airport:West Palm Beach, FL
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Crash landed when part of main rotor blade separated due to fatigue. Sold as N302Y to Carson Helicopters and rebuilt with new cn 61-472C.

Sources:

https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001214X44902&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Dec-2009 06:54 TB Added
07-Jun-2012 12:35 TB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Jun-2012 12:38 TB Updated [Source]

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