Sikorsky S-58C


This model is a version of S-58 H-34



c/n 58-420


Year 1957 to 1960






Helicopter Sikorsky S-58C Serial 58-420 Register N879 used by New York Airways Chicago Helicopter Airways. Built 1957. Aircraft history



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usa N879
New York Airways
Sikorsky S-58C, c/n 58-420, ff:?
del New York Airways as N879, 11Jan57
usa N879
Chicago Helicopter Airways
sold Chicago Helicopter Airways as N879, unk
w/o as Flight 698 from MDW to ORD, 22:38, 27Jul60, due to structural disintegration in flight, initiated by a fatigue fracture of a main rotor blade. The helicopter crashed into Forest Home Cemetery, 2 crew & 11 pax killed.
usa N879
Chicago Helicopter Airways
This crash led to CHA developing pressurized blades with a press to test system.


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