NTSB Identification: LAX85LA345.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30105.
Accident occurred Monday, August 12, 1985 in BUCKEYE, AZ
Aircraft: AEROSPATIALE SF3130, registration: N537
Injuries: 2 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.

DURING A HOVER IN A CONFINED AREA THE PLT MISINTERPETED HIS PASSG SIGNAL TO MOVE TO A DIFERENT LOCATION AS A SIGNAL THAT THE TAIL ROTOR WAS IN DANGER. THE PLT USED ABRUPT CONTROL MOVEMENTS THAT RESULTED IN THE TOE OF A SKID HOOKING INTO A WIRE FENCE. THE HELICOPTER ROLLED OVER AFTER THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO ABORT THE LNDG, ACCORDING TO THE PLTS REPORT.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND


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