Francis Gary Powers

Date: August 1, 1977
Location: Encino, California
Aircraft: Bell 206B JetRanger
Reg: N4TV
Airline: Private KNBC
Flight No:  
Fatalities: 2:2

The wreckage of Francis Gary Powers' helicopter. Francis Gary Powers was famous for piloting the U-2 spy plane in 1960 that was shot down by the Russians and caused a major political crisis for President Eisenhower. He was covering a news story for KNBC. The helicopter apparently ran out of fuel.