Accident Helio H-295 Super Courier N6348V, 21 Aug 1971
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 9732
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Type:Silhouette image of generic COUR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Helio H-295 Super Courier
Owner/operator:Alaska Lumber
Registration: N6348V
MSN: 1290
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Sitka, AK -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Sitka, AK
Destination airport:Wrangell, AK
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Left wing separated in flight. The pilot (47) and two passengers died

Wing separation. Severe turbulence was reported in the area. A fatigue fracture occurred in the left wing lower attachment fitting this resulted in an AD being issued on carry through spar.



Safety recommendations:

Safety recommendation A-71-46 issued 23 September 1971 by NTSB
Safety recommendation A-71-47 issued 23 September 1971 by NTSB

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
26-Nov-2010 14:09 TB Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
29-Jun-2017 06:10 Djohn Updated [Source, Narrative]

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