NTSB Identification: CHI83LA027
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, October 28, 1982 in GEORGETOWN, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/28/1983
Aircraft: BELL 47D1, registration: N929B
Injuries: 2 Serious.

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 PILOT STARTED TO TAKEOFF FROM AREA THAT WAS DIFFICULT TO EXIT. HE RELANDED ONCE. DURING THE 2ND ATTEMPT TO FLY OUT, THE HELICOPTER COLLIDED WITH TREES AND CRASHED. THE PILOT WAS NOT RATED IN HELICOPTERS, BUT HE SAID HE HAD SOLOED.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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