NTSB Identification: CHI84LA317.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25173.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 29, 1984 in JEFFERSONVILLE, OH
Aircraft: BELL 47-G2, registration: N59H
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 ACFT STARTED TO SETTLE WITH POWER DURING TAKEOFF AFTER THE ACFT WAS LOADED WITH CHEMICALS. THE PLT SAID HE HAD A CHOICE OF, GOING THROUGH A FENCE OR OVER IT AND DECIDED TO GO OVER IT. PULLING COLLECTIVE BLED OFF M/R AND THE ACFT STOPPED FLYING. THE TAIL BOOM STRUCK THE GROUND DURING AN ATTEMPTED FLARE. THE MAIN BLADES FLEXED AND CUT OFF THE TAIL.

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:

TAIL ROTOR/ANTI-TORQUE CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT WEIGHT AND BALANCE..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PERFORMANCE DATA..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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