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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 9851
Last updated: 21 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369HS
Owner/operator:Key Aviation
Registration: N9030F
MSN: 790104S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tibble Fork Reservation, American Fork, Utah -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Provo Municipal Airport. Provo, Uthah (PVU/KPVU)
Destination airport:Alpine–Casparis Municipal Airport. Alpine, Utah (ALE)
Written off (destroyed) 12 August 1969 when crashed at Tibble Fork Reservation, American Fork, Utah, during initial climb out from Provo, Utah. Aircraft was engaged in a fire spotting sortie, and caught fire on impact. Two of the four persons on board were killed. They were later named as:

Rex Dennis Ferguson, age 31
Daniel K Crandall, age 23

Rex Ferguson died immediately. Dan Crandall died 5 days later. Registration N9030F cancelled by the FAA on June 30 1970.


1. NTSB Identification: DEN70A0010
2. FAA:

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
24-Feb-2016 18:48 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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