NTSB Identification: LAX86FVD07.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29958.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 06, 1986 in STOCKTON, CA
Aircraft: BELL 47G-2, registration: N6727D
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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 PILOT WAS MAKING A SLOW PASS AND DRAGGED ONE SPRAY BOOM ON THE GROUND. INSUFFICIENT AIRSPEED RESULTED IN LOSS OF CONTROL. HELICOPTER CRASHED.

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LOW PASS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET

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