Chicago Helicopter Airways Flight 698

Chicago Helicopter Airways Flight 698Wednesday July 27, 1960
The helicopter crashed into Forest Home Cemetery. The structural disintegration in flight, initiated by a fatigue fracture of a main rotor blade.

Crash Details

DateWednesday July 27, 1960
LocationForest Park, Illinois
Passengers11
Crew2
Fatalities13
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeSikorsky S-58C helicopter
OperatorChicago Helicopter Airways
RegistrationN879
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Forest Park, Illinois
Chicago Helicopter Airways
Sikorsky S-58C helicopter
1960