NTSB Identification: MIA84FA081.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23868.
Accident occurred Thursday, February 16, 1984 in CEDAR KEY, FL
Aircraft: BELL 47-G, registration: N6357
Injuries: 2 Serious.

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 TURNED AND DESCENDED FROM AN OUT OF GROUND EFFECT HOVER. THE RPMS DROPPED AND THE ACFT HIT THE GROUND HARD.

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

ROTORCRAFT FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

TOTAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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