NTSB Identification: SEA84LA012.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21547.
Accident occurred Thursday, October 20, 1983 in COOS BAY, OR
Aircraft: BELL 212, registration: N82W
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 HELICOPTER SNAGGED A CABLE WITH ITS SKID DURING TAKEOFF AND ROLLED OVER. THE ACFT HAD LANDED FOR FUEL AND WAS TAKINGOFF AFTER REFUELING WHEN A CABLE ATTACHED TO A FERTILIZER DISPENCER CAUGHT ON THE HELICOPTER'S SKID. THE ACFT ROLLED TO THE RIGHT AND FOWARD. IT CAME TO REST 50 FT FROM THE HOVER SPOT ON ITS LEFT SIDE.

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

CLEARANCE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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