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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14216
Last updated: 8 December 2021
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Date:19-OCT-1974
Time:09:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic S64 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-64A (WFS-64A)
Owner/operator:Erickson Air-Crane
Registration: N6960R
MSN: 64-003
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Kernville, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Kernville, CA
Destination airport:Kernville, CA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Load of logs snagged on dead tree; pilot lost control; helicopter impacted the ground and caught fire. Remains rebuilt by Erickson Air-Crane to S-64E; today flying as N176AC.
Ex Weser Flugzeugbau WFS-64A D-9511/LA+113 German Army.

Sources:

1. http://www3.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=46151&key=0


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
24-Dec-2009 10:48 TB Updated
25-Dec-2009 10:48 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Narrative]
22-Aug-2010 02:56 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Mar-2011 10:41 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]

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