NTSB Identification: SEA84FA048.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23505.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 05, 1984 in MEDFORD, OR
Aircraft: SIKORSKY S-61L, registration: N6981R
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 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 PLT DEVIATED FROM THE PAINTED TAXI LINE TO AVOID A PARKED FUEL TRUCK AND COLLIDED WITH A HANGAR DOOR. THE MAIN ROTOR HIT THE DOOR AND FLYING DEBRIS DAMAGED 2 HANGERS,3 ACFT AND 2 CARS.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..BUILDING(NONRESIDENTIAL)

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