Airplane Crash - Forest Park, Illinois 07/27/1960

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Forest Park, Illinois


Date07/27/1960
Time22:38
LocationForest Park, Illinois
OperatorChicago Helicopter Airways
Flight #698
TypeSikorsky S-58C helicopter
RegistrationN879
Cn/In58420
Aboard13
Fatalities13
Ground0
SummaryThe helicopter crashed into Forest Home Cemetery. The structural disintegration in flight, initiated by a fatigue fracture of a main rotor blade.

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