ERA Helicopter

ERA Helicopter Thursday January 2, 1969
The helicopter crashed into the water after a uncontrolled descent. Moisture in the servo cylinder vent ports froze causing the pilot valves ports to become inoperative causing the pitch control to lock-up.

Crash Details

DateThursday January 2, 1969
LocationTyonek, Alaska
Passengers1
Crew1
Fatalities2
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBell 205A
OperatorERA Helicopter
RegistrationN4048G
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Tyonek, Alaska
ERA Helicopter
Bell 205A
1969