NTSB Identification: NYC86LA203.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33365.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 07, 1986 in HAZLETON, PA
Aircraft: BELL 47G2, registration: N7739
Injuries: 1 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.

THE BELL 47G2 MADE A HARD LANDING IN A FIELD. THE MAIN ROTOR CONTACTED THE TAIL ROTOR AND BOOM. THE HELICOPTER RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE AND THE PILOT RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES. ON SCENE EXAMINATION REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF ANY DEFECT OR MALFUNCTION OF THE HELICOPTER.

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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