NTSB Identification: SEA84LA132.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24789.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 14, 1984 in BUENA, WA
Aircraft: BELL 47G2A, registration: N11VH
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.

MAIN ROTOR BLADES CONTACTED A WIND MACHINE DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION FLT. HELICOPTER SETTLED INTO TREES AND ROLLED OVER. PLT SAID HE KNEW THE MACHINE WAS THERE BUT HAD FORGOTTEN.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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