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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 219286
Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Date:13-JUL-1955
Time:15:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 47G-2
Owner/operator:The Port of New York Authority
Registration: N942B
MSN: 677
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:New York, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:SU
Departure airport:Port Authority Building
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed on take-off, falling off the Authority's Building, 111 Eight's Avenue ending up balancing upside down on the edge off the building. Pilot and photographer seriously injured.
Starting cable not disconnected before take-off.

Sources:

https://rosap.ntl.bts.gov/view/dot/33529/dot_DS1_33529.pdf
British Pathe
https://streaming.britishpathe.com/hls-vod/flash/00000000/00030000/00030948.mp4.m3u8
Youngstown Vindicator 14 July 1955, p1+12


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Dec-2018 14:35 Cobar Added
16-Jun-2019 17:28 TB Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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