NTSB Identification: FTW86LA167.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31376.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 13, 1986 in NORIAS, TX
Aircraft: HILLER UH-12E, registration: N40268
Injuries: 1 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 COMMERCIAL PLT WAS ENGAGED IN A LIVESTOCK ROUND-UP AND ATTEMPTED TO HOVER OVER A WIRE FENCE. THE ACFT SKID CAUGHT ON THE FENCE CAUSING A LOSS OF ACFT CONTROL AND SUBSEQUENT IMPACT WITH THE TERRAIN.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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