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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 4707
Last updated: 5 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206A JetRanger
Owner/operator:Utility Helicopters
Registration: N6275N
C/n / msn: 143
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:8 miles off Carpinteria, Santa Barbara County, California -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (KSBA)
Destination airport:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 27 April 1968 when crashed into the Pacific Ocean, 8 miles off Carpinteria, Santa Barbara County, California, killing all five on board (pilot and four passengers). Wreckage recovered next day (28 April 1968). Main rotor blades, engine, 95 percent of fuselage, pilot, and all four passengers missing missing/not recovered.


NTSB Identification: LAX68A0096 at

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
30-Mar-2015 16:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Mar-2015 16:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location]
30-Jun-2016 12:34 Honcho 64 Updated [Cn]

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