NTSB Identification: ATL83LA220.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20645.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 08, 1983 in RULEVILLE, MS
Aircraft: TEXAS HELICOPTER OH-13H/M74A, registration: N1001G
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 REPORTED THAT THE ENGINE LOST POWER DURING A SWATH RUN. A RUN-ON LANDING WAS MADE. PRIOR TO STOPPING, THE RIGHT SKID & RIGHT SPRAY BOOM HIT A RICE LEVEL, AND SUBSEQUENILY, THE MAIN ROTOR BLADE CHOPPED THE TAIL BOOM. NO PREIMPACT FAILURES WERE FOUND.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
AUTOROTATION..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT
RUN ON LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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