Date: May 22, 1968
Time: 1651
Location: Paramount, California
Operator: Los Angeles Airways
Flight #: 841
Route: Anaheim - LAX
AC Type: Sikorsky S-61L helicopter
Registration: N303Y
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 23   (passengers:20  crew:3)
Fatalities: 23   (passengers:20  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The helicopter suddenly descended to the ground with an erratic action of the main rotor blades and burst into flames. A faulty main rotor blade damper caused one of the rotor blades to detach for reasons undetermined and strike the fuselage.

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