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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75911
Last updated: 11 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic S58P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-58J
Registration: N62251
MSN: 58-439
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Alameda, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:External load operation
Departure airport:Alameda, CA
Destination airport:local
Forced landing after engine lost power whilst hovering with sling load. Pilot (39) serious injured


Netherlands National Archive, UPI press photo of the crash scene:

Revision history:

24-Jul-2010 05:32 TB Added
28-Feb-2021 12:15 Hoekb03 Updated [Source]

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