NTSB Identification: NYC84LA155.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25027.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Monday, April 30, 1984 in BOSTON, MA
Aircraft: BELL 206, registration: N3913W
Injuries: 3 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.

AFTER TAKEOFF, THE HELICOPTER WAS CLIMBING THRU 200 TO 300 FT AGL, AT 50 TO 60 KTS, WHEN A PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER OCCURRED. THIS WAS FOLLOWED IMMEDIATELY BY A COMPLETE LOSS OF POWER. THE PLT INITIATED AN AUTOROTATION & LANDED IN A RAILROAD SWITCHING AREA WHERE THE MAIN ROTOR BLADES & TAIL BOOM SKIDS WERE DAMAGED. AN EXAM & GROUND RUN-UP OF THE ENG REVEALED NO REASON FOR THE LOSS OF POWER.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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