Author Topic: c/n 1424, N6468V  (Read 2502 times)

Doug Johnson

c/n 1424, N6468V
« on: May 14, 2015, 10:11:33 AM »
6 pictures check your albums. Please do an internet search maybe you'll come up with one I couldn't find, I need all the help I can get.

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c/n 1424, built 05/70 as model H-295, original registry N6468V (previously assigned to but ntu c/n 1419) Metro Dade County, Public Safety Dept FL accident aircraft ground looped and the landing gear collapsed during the landing roll. The left gear unlocking pin on the cross wind landing gear did not unlock, but the right one did @ Opa Locka FL 8/70, next accident aircraft ground looped and the landing gear collapsed during the landing roll @ Miami FL 2/78 sold, John Schwamm AK sold '84, Jay Harrison AK (1st Helio of 2) sold '90, AK Safari inc (Kirk Gay) placed on Edo 3430 floats Certificate of Airworthiness (Standard - Normal & Restricted - External Loads) accident the pilot was on a passenger flight in conjunction with his fish guiding business he was flying about 700 feet above ground level in his float-equipped, single-engine airplane, he began transferring fuel from the auxiliary fuel tank to the main fuel tank, the engine lost power. After a failed attempt to restart the engine, he said he was forced to land the airplane on the tundra. The pilot said there were no known mechanical problems with the airplane prior to the accident. He further reported that it had been raining for several days, and he should have sumped the fuel tanks prior to take-off and that he should have initiated the fuel transfer at a higher altitude over terrain that was suitable for landing floats attachments and fuselage were damaged during the event @ Koliganek AK 9/09, Valhalla Lodge Safari inc Kirk Gay Nondalton, AK sold 01/19, Brenda Waitman AK sold 08/21 Bob Davis Wasilla AK

  landing      http://www.flickr.com/photos/31662692@N05/9081537248/in/photolist-eQvfCq-
  takeoff      http://www.flickr.com/photos/mouser-nerdbot/9083731982/in/photolist-eQvfCq-eQGv3E/"

As always any further information or pictures would be greatly appreciated.






« Last Edit: October 25, 2021, 08:03:37 AM by Doug Johnson »
Doug

Doug Johnson

Re: c/n 1424, N6468V
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2021, 09:51:33 AM »
I just received some help on keeping the individual Helio history up to date that c/n 1424 was sold a couple years ago apparently private deal or I just overlooked it in the Helios for sale

edited the History paragraph above  sold 01/19, Brenda Waitman, Wasilla, AK

anyone know of any changes to the a/c is it still on floats paint scheme the same do we need a photo to remain current?
« Last Edit: October 24, 2021, 04:56:49 PM by Doug Johnson »
Doug

Doug Johnson

Re: c/n 1424, N6468V
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2021, 04:53:36 PM »
Here are a couple photos, 1 I had found on instagram that looks like it was taken at one of the Lakes in Anchorage but hadn't identified the other was just sent to us by Bob Davis Wasilla, AK.

I will resize them and open them as 5 and 6 in the photo queue.

« Last Edit: October 25, 2021, 08:05:30 AM by Doug Johnson »
Doug

Robert Davis

Re: c/n 1424, N6468V
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2021, 08:34:05 PM »
Hello Doug.  Thanks for posting the pics.  First name is Robert, but most know me as Bob.  68V currently resides in Wasilla Ak

Doug Johnson

Re: c/n 1424, N6468V
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2021, 08:07:11 AM »
Hello Bob, You're welcome.

I edited the History Paragraph
Doug