NTSB Identification: DCA79FA014
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of NEW YORK AIRWAYS INC
Aircraft: SIKORSKY S61-L, registration: N618PA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0013  79/4/18    NEWARK,NJ           SIKORSKY S61-L      CR-  0  3  0  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1823                    N618PA              PX-  3 10  2                            49, 12000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            2500 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - NEWARK INTL
        OPERATOR - NEW YORK AIRWAYS,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          NEWARK,NJ                   FLUSHING,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: TAIL ROTOR                      IN FLIGHT: CLIMB TO CRUISE
           ROLL OVER                                                LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           ROTORCRAFT - ROTOR ASSEMBLIES: TAIL ROTOR BLADES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - VIBRATION,EXCESSIVE
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEPARATION IN FLIGHT
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
        REMARKS- T/R BLADE SEPD,THEN T/R GEARBOX,ROTOR ASSY SEP.

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