NTSB Identification: FTW84FA244.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26486.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Sunday, May 27, 1984 in SAN ANTONIO, TX
Aircraft: BELL 206B, registration: N102CD
Injuries: 2 Serious,3 Minor.

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.

IN A LEFT ORBIT THE HELICOPTER YAWED RIGHT AND CONTINUED THE RIGHT ROTATION TO IMPACT. AT THE TIME OF THE LOSS OF CONTROL THE ACFT WAS OPERATING OUT OF GROUND EFFECT AT 250 FT AGL WITH A DENSITY ALT OF 3751 FT AND AN INDICATED AIRSPEED OF 20 TO 25 KTS. THE PLT'S ATTEMPTS TO REGAIN CONTROL WERE UNSUCCESSFUL. EXAM OF THE WRECKAGE REVEALED NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ROTORCRAFT FLIGHT CONTROL,TAIL ROTOR CONTROL..LOSS,PARTIAL

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE

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