NTSB Identification: NYC85FNC03.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31405.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 28, 1985 in GUILFORD, VT
Aircraft: BELL 47H-1, registration: N2827B
Injuries: 1 Serious,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 HELICOPTER CRASHED AFTER LOSING ROTOR RPM DURING A MAX PERFORMANCE TAKEOFF FROM A CONFINED AREA AT A PRIVATE LANDING AREA. THE PLT HAD ADDED 10 GALS OF FUEL AND HE WAS CARRYING A PASSENGER. THE PLT SAID HE AHD TAKEN OFF FROM THIS AREA BEFORE WITH NO PROBLEMS BUT HE DID NOT ELABORATE ON THE POSSIBLE DIFFERENCE IN LOAD FACTORS BETWEEN THIS & PREVIOUS FLTS.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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