Accident Bell 47H-1 N...., 02 May 1960
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 47H-1
Owner/operator:Helicopter Air Lift
Registration: N....
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hubert Street and Milwaukee Av, Chicago, IL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Meigs Field, Chicago,IL
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed due to a rotor failure on busy city street during traffic observation. Pilot (40) and police officer (31). Type not confirmed.


The Victoria Advocat 3 May 1960, p5

Revision history:

21-May-2021 15:27 TB Added
08-May-2022 11:02 Cobar Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
15-Feb-2023 12:35 Cobar Updated [Location, Departure airport]

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