NTSB Identification: CHI94FA330.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, March 22, 1994 in WISCONSIN RPDS, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/27/1995
Aircraft: BELL 47G-5A, registration: N2991W
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACCIDENT HELICOPTER DEPARTED WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WISCONSIN, IN VFR CONDITIONS, ON MARCH 22, 1994, AND DID NOT ARRIVE AT THE INTENDED DESTINATION OF MASON CITY, IOWA. A SEARCH WAS INITIATED ON MARCH 24, 1994, AND THE WRECKAGE WAS FOUND BY HUNTERS ON SEPTEMBER 17, 1994, IN A WOODED AREA, APPROXIMATELY 12 MILES WEST OF THE DEPARTURE AIRPORT. AN EXAMINATION OF THE WRECKAGE DID NOT IDENTIFY ANY MECHANICAL ANOMALIES IN THE ENGINE OR AIRFRAME. POST MORTEM EXAMINATION OF THE PILOT FAILED TO REVEAL ANY PRE- EXISTING ANOMALIES.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

Undetermined.

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