NTSB Identification: CEN13FA357
14 CFR Part 137: Agricultural
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 19, 2013 in Maplewood, MN
Aircraft: BELL 47G-3B-1, registration: N5024N
Injuries: 1 Fatal.
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.
HISTORY OF FLIGHT Full narrative available
On June 19, 2013, at 0812 central daylight time, a Bell 47G-3B-1 single-engine helicopter, N5024N, impacted a residential garage while maneuvering near Maplewood, Minnesota. The commercial pilot, who was the sole occupant, sustained fatal injuries. The helicopter was destroyed by impact and post-crash fire. The helicopter was registered to and operated by Scott's Helicopter Services, Inc., Le Sueur, Minnesota, under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 137 as an aerial application flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, which operated without a flight plan. The flight originated from a remote staging area at 0755.
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