Date: July 27, 1960
Time: 22:38
Location: Forest Park, Illinois
Operator: Chicago Helicopter Airways
Flight #: 698
Route: ?
AC Type: Sikorsky S-58C helicopter
Registration: N879
cn / ln: 58420
Aboard: 13   (passengers:11  crew:2)
Fatalities: 13   (passengers:11  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The helicopter crashed into Forest Home Cemetery. The structural disintegration in flight, initiated by a fatigue fracture of a main rotor blade.

Return to Home Page

Copyright Richard Kebabjian / www.planecrashinfo.com