Petroleum Helicopter

Petroleum Helicopter Saturday October 8, 1966
The helicopter crashed into the Gulf of Mexico after a tail rotor failure. Fatigue fracture.

Crash Details

DateSaturday October 8, 1966
LocationOff Morgan City, Louisiana
Passengers10
Crew1
Fatalities11
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBell 204B helicopter
OperatorPetroleum Helicopter
RegistrationN1187W
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Off Morgan City, Louisiana
Petroleum Helicopter
Bell 204B helicopter
1966