Fatal crash of Harbin Z-6

Monday, August 7, 1972 - Gongzhuling, People's Republic of China



The Z-6 encountered mechanical failure by a jam of a shaft inside the engine's gear box, causing the helicopter to crash.  The pilot, Fu Guifa, and all five passengers were killed in the accident.

China Today: Aviation Industry. The China Aviation Industry Press, 1989. Pg. 178. Print.


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