NTSB Identification: NYC84LA226.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25746.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 19, 1984 in CRANBURY, NJ
Aircraft: BELL 47J, registration: N9398H
Injuries: 1 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.

THE HELICOPTER HAD MADE 4 SUCCESSFUL SPRAY PASSES DURING THIS SERIES OF RUNS AFTER RELOADING. DURING THE TURN TO START THE FIFTH PASS THE ACFT STARTED TO SETTLE AND CONTACTED THE GROUND BEFORE RECOVERY COULD BE MADE.

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

ROTOR RPM..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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