NTSB Identification: ANC94LA094.
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Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Friday, July 29, 1994 in KENAI, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/26/1995
Aircraft: BELL 206, registration: N90315
Injuries: 2 Serious,3 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO LAND THE HELICOPTER ON THE SUMMIT OF A 11,070 FT. MSL. MOUNTAIN AT OR NEAR THE MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED STRUCTURAL GROSS WEIGHT OF 3,200 LBS. AS EQUIPPED, THE HELICOPTER WAS LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OPERATIONAL ALTITUDE OF 9,000 FT. MSL.

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

THE PILOT ATTEMPTING TO OPERATE THE HELICOPTER IN AN ENVIRONMENT WHICH EXCEEDED THE AIRCRAFT'S PERFORMANCE ENVELOPE.

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