Airplane Crash - Paramount, California 05/22/1968

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Paramount, California


Date05/22/1968
Time16:51
LocationParamount, California
OperatorLos Angeles Airways
Flight #841
RouteAnaheim - LAX
TypeSikorsky S-61L helicopter
RegistrationN303Y
Aboard23
Fatalities23
Ground0
SummaryThe helicopter suddenly descended to the ground with an erratiaction of the main rotor blades and burst into flames. A faulty main rotor blade damper caused one of the rotor blades to detach for reasons undetermined and strike the fuselage.

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