NTSB Identification: NYC87LA164.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35224.
Accident occurred Friday, June 05, 1987 in PORT WASHINGTON, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/16/1989
Aircraft: BELL 206L, registration: N120RM
Injuries: 1 Minor,5 Uninjured.

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

THE PLT OF A BELL 206L MADE A DOWNWIND TKOF WITH THE ACFT LOADED MORE THAN 100 LBS OVER THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE GROSS TKOF WEIGHT. AT AN ALTITUDE OF APPROX 100 FT, WHILE COMPLYING WITH NOISE ABATEMENT TKOF PROCEDURES, THE PLT EXPERIENCED DECREASING MAIN ROTOR RPM AND A LOW ROTOR RPM WARNING HORN. HE ATTEMPTED TO RETURN TO THE LNDG PAD, HOWEVER, LNDD 200 FT SHORT. THE HELICOPTER CAME TO REST ON ITS LEFT SIDE AFTER STRIKING A PARKED CAR.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT WEIGHT AND BALANCE..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ROTOR RPM..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE


Contributing Factors

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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