NTSB Identification: SEA86LA064.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30002.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Sunday, February 23, 1986 in MOUNT BALDY, ID
Aircraft: BELL 206B, registration: N16800
Injuries: 1 Serious,3 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 PILOT ALLOWED THE AIRCRAFT TO ENTER INTO INSTRUMENT METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS. THE ARTIFICIAL HORIZON WAS INOPERATIVE AS WELL AS THE TURN PORTION OF THE TURN AND BANK. A TREE WAS STRUCK WITH THE AIRCRAFT THEN STRIKING THE GROUND.

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

FLIGHT INTO KNOWN ADVERSE WEATHER..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

OPERATION WITH KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLIGHT/NAV INSTRUMENTS,TURN AND BANK INDICATOR..INOPERATIVE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CLOUDS


Contributing Factors

FLIGHT/NAV INSTRUMENTS,ATTITUDE INDICATOR..INOPERATIVE

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