Incident Sikorsky S-58J N62251,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75911
 
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Date:Thursday 6 January 1977
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic S58P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky S-58J
Owner/operator:
Registration: N62251
MSN: 58-439
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Alameda, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:External load operation
Departure airport:Alameda, CA
Destination airport:local
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Forced landing after engine lost power whilst hovering with sling load. Pilot (39) serious injured

Sources:

NTSB
Netherlands National Archive, UPI press photo of the crash scene: http://proxy.handle.net/10648/60172a37-0643-d5ed-acdd-3f4617ad3da9

Revision history:

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

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