NTSB Identification: NYC84FGT02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27407.
Accident occurred Monday, June 04, 1984 in LANDISBURG, PA
Aircraft: BELL 47G-3, registration: N49882
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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 LOST ENG POWER WHILE TURNING ON APPROACH FOR LANDING, AUTOROTATED TO A HARD LANDING WITH MAIN ROTOR CONTACT TO THE TAIL BOOM. TWO GALS OF FUEL WERE DRAINED FROM THE ACFT FUEL TANK AT THE ACCIDENT SITE. AN ENG RUN UP WAS PERFORMED & FOUND SATISFACTORY.

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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