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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14215
Last updated: 8 December 2021
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Date:02-SEP-1969
Time:17:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic S64 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-64E Skycrane
Owner/operator:Era Helicopters
Registration: N6964R
MSN: 64-059
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Prudhoe Bay, AK -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Prudhoe Bay
Destination airport:32 mls NW Prudhoe Bay
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Tail rotor pitch control link assembly failed in fatigue. Guard P/N 65113-07108-108 not installed (production error).
In flight breakup and post crash fire.

Sources:

https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=5350&key=0
WAAS


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
24-Dec-2009 10:22 TB Updated
22-Aug-2010 02:57 Alpine Flight Updated [Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source]
19-Mar-2011 10:46 TB Updated [Destination airport, Source]
09-Aug-2014 17:21 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]

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