Accident Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama N49538,
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Date:Friday 15 December 1978
Time:11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic LAMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama
Owner/operator:Airwest Helico
Registration: N49538
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:Hinckley, Mn -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Pine City, Mn
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
HOOK RELEASE ELECTRICAL PLUG FOUND DISCONNECTED.LOAD FROZEN TO THE GROUND.

Accident investigation:
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: MKC79DER12
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

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