NTSB Identification: NYC85LA159.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29575.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Saturday, July 06, 1985 in PITTSBURGH, PA
Aircraft: MBB GMBO-105C, registration: N83CJ
Injuries: 2 Minor,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 AIR AMBULANCE HELICOPTER LANDED HARD AND ROLLED OVER AFTER COLLIDDING WITH A FENCE. THE HELICOPTER HAD TAKEN OFF TO A HOVER POSITION AND WAS MAKING A PEDAL TURN IN PREPARATION FOR A CLIMB. COLLECTIVE WAS INCREASED BUT RPM DECREASED AND THE ACFT BEGAN TO DESCEND. GROUND CONTACT AND COLLISION WITH THE FENCE FOLLOWED.

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

ROTOR RPM..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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