NTSB Identification: MIA85FA016.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26217.
Accident occurred Monday, October 22, 1984 in BELLE GLADE, FL
Aircraft: BELL 47G-5A, registration: N59424
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.

ACFT WAD PARKED WITH 3 FT CLEARANCE BETWEEN MAIN ROTOR AND CORNER OF HANGAR. PLT STATED THAT ON LIFT OFF A GUST OF WIND BLEW ACFT TOWARD HANGAR. MAIN ROTOR BLADES MADE CONTACT. GROUND CREWMAN INJURED BY FLYING DEBRIS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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