Incident Sikorsky S-64E Skycrane N4035S, Saturday 9 January 2021
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Date:Saturday 9 January 2021
Time:10:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic S64 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky S-64E Skycrane
Owner/operator:Siller Helicopters Inc
Registration: N4035S
MSN: 64099
Year of manufacture:1975
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Oakland, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:External load operation
Departure airport:Oakland International Airport, CA (OAK/KOAK)
Destination airport:Oakland International Airport, CA (OAK/KOAK)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The helicopter was lifting the second of four large air conditioning units from street level to a high rise building (Elihu Harris State Building, 1515 Clay Street) when the load dropped on Clay Street near 14th Street in downtown Oakland, California.
The load impacted next to the flatbed truck it had been being lifted from.
No injuries were reported.

Sources:

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/01/09/video-helicopter-drops-huge-air-conditioning-unit-onto-downtown-oakland-street/

https://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/001/414/001414464.jpg (photo)
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/Search/NNumberResult
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N4035S/history/20210109/1809Z/KOAK/KOAK

Media:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2021 13:48 Aerossurance Added
10-Jan-2021 13:49 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Embed code]
10-Jan-2021 13:54 Aerossurance Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
10-Jan-2021 13:54 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]
10-Jan-2021 13:55 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
10-Jan-2021 14:50 harro Updated [Source, Embed code, Category]
10-Jan-2021 14:51 harro Updated [Embed code]
10-Jan-2021 18:31 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2021 18:32 RobertMB Updated [Operator]
11-Jan-2021 09:43 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Jan-2021 03:45 Geno Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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