Accident Sikorsky S-76A N521AC, 14 Sep 1983
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74752
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Type:Silhouette image of generic S76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky S-76A
Owner/operator:Amway Corp
Registration: N521AC
MSN: 760159
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Michigan -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Chicago Meigs Field, IL
Destination airport:Ada, MI
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Ditched into Lake Michigan following a loud bang and yaw, rolled over and sank.
A control cable to the tail rotor had been improperly routed. Wear caused it to snap.


Revision history:

12-Jun-2010 09:46 TB Added
19-Jun-2010 11:02 TB Updated [Time, Nature, Narrative]
11-Feb-2011 06:20 TB Updated [Operator]
22-Jan-2016 00:04 Aerossurance Updated [Registration, Operator, Source]
22-Jan-2016 00:12 Aerossurance Updated [Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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