Trans Alaska Helicopter - Air Taxi

Trans Alaska Helicopter - Air Taxi Thursday August 12, 1971
The helicopter crashed after the failure of the main rotor. Inadequate inspection and maintenance.

Crash Details

DateThursday August 12, 1971
LocationValdez, Alaska
Passengers1
Crew1
Fatalities2
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeSikorsky S-55B
OperatorTrans Alaska Helicopter - Air Taxi
RegistrationN5096V
Flight OriginValdez, AK
Flight Destination Local
Valdez, Alaska
Trans Alaska Helicopter - Air Taxi
Sikorsky S-55B
1971