Author Topic: c/n 1424, N6468V  (Read 2290 times)

Doug Johnson

c/n 1424, N6468V
« on: May 14, 2015, 10:11:33 AM »
4 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 Wasilla AK


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

« Last Edit: September 06, 2021, 09:25:57 AM by Doug Johnson »

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: September 06, 2021, 09:56:54 AM by Doug Johnson »