NTSB Identification: NYC87LA058.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35278.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 13, 1987 in SO. DARTMOUTH, MA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/27/1988
Aircraft: Agusta A109AII, registration: N300CC
Injuries: 7 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

AGUSTA N300CC DEPARTED A HELIPAD IN FRONT OF CLAREMONT CORP PRESIDENT'S RESIDENCE IN SOUTH DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS. AS THE HELICOPTER WAS HOVERING PRIOR TO MOVING FORWARD, THE TAIL ROTOR BLADE, S/N 124, FAILED. THE TAIL ROTOR ASSEMBLY AND GEARBOX SEPARATED FROM THE HELICOPTER. THE HELICOPTER LANDED HARD ON THE HELIPAD COLLAPSING ALL THREE LANDING GEARS.

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

ROTOR SYSTEM,TAIL ROTOR BLADE..FATIGUE

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE

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

ROTOR SYSTEM,TAIL ROTOR BLADE..SEPARATION


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