NTSB Identification: CHI85LA254.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28084.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 26, 1985 in LAKEVILLE, MN
Aircraft: BELL 47G-4, registration: N3094G
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 ACFT WAS BEING LANDED ON A TRAILER FOR TRANSPORTATION. UPON TOUCHDOWN THE RIGHT SKID HOOKED ON THE LANDING GUIDES AND THE HELICOPTER ROLLED TO THE RIGHT SIDE. THE MAIN ROTOR BLADES STRUCK THE GROUND, THE LEFT FUEL TANK RUPTURED AND AN EXPLOSION AND FIRE ENSUED.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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