NTSB Identification: WPR11LA277
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in Mesa, AZ
Aircraft: BELL 212, registration: N49678
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.

On June 21, 2011, about 0634 mountain standard time (MST), a Bell 212, N49678, experienced a loss of control and subsequent rollover near Falcon Field Airport (FFZ), Mesa, Arizona. The helicopter was operated by The Boeing Company under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a proficiency flight. The company test pilot/certified flight instructor pilot and crew chief/mechanic received serious injuries, and the helicopter sustained substantial damage from the postimpact fire. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the local area flight that departed Boeing Heliport (AZ81) at 0610.

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