NTSB Identification: ANC69D0082
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47J-2, registration: N73960

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4271   68/12/3   BARROW,ALAS         BELL 47J-2          CR-  0  0  1  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, AGE 25, 1213
        TIME - 1045                    N73960              PX-  0  0  1  SEARCH AND RESCUE         TOTAL HOURS, 36 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WILEY POST
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: TAIL ROTOR                      TAXI: AERIAL TAXI TO TAKEOFF
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           MISCELLANEOUS - FOREIGN OBJECT DAMAGE
           ROTORCRAFT - ROTOR ASSEMBLIES: TAIL ROTOR BLADES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
                                  DIRECTIONAL CONTROL PROBLEM
        REMARKS- FABRIC M/R BLADE COVER PICKED UP BY M/R THROWN INTO T/R.PLT FAILED TO CLEAR AREA OR SECURE COVER.

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