NTSB Identification: MIA84LA248.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26492.
Accident occurred Tuesday, September 04, 1984 in WEST PALM BCH, FL
Aircraft: BELL 206L-1, registration: N29GW
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 PLT STATED THAT HE HAD FLOWN THE ACFT FROM ONE FIXED BASE OPERATOR ON THE ARPT TO ANOTHER TO POSITION THE ACFT. HE STATED THAT HE PUT FRICTION ON THE CYCLIC CONTROL BUT NOT THE COLLECTIVE CONTROL, REDUCED THROTTLE TO FLT IDLE, AND EXITED THE ACFT. HE WAS WALKING TO THE HANGAR TO GET A PORTABLE LANDING DOLLY WHEN HE SAW THE ROTOR DISC TILTED FWD AND THE ACFT SHAKING; HE RAN AWAY, THE ACFT ROLLED OVER.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT UNATTENDED/ENGINE(S) RUNNING..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ROTORCRAFT FLIGHT CONTROL,COLLECTIVE CONTROL..UNLOCKED

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