NTSB Identification: FTW81IA141
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of AIRWEST OFFSHO
Aircraft: BELL 206L-1, registration: N5733A

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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5-0053   81/9/7    BRAZORIA,TX         BELL 206L-1         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 60, 15500
        TIME - 0640                    N5733A              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 5040 IN
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - RUTHERFORD OIL
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ARCOLA,TX                   BRAZORIA,TX
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MISCELLANEOUS-PERSONNEL: OTHER
           POWERPLANT - TURBINE ASSEMBLY: WHEEL TURBINE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERHEATED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH VEGETATION
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- 1ST STAGE TURB WHL,PN 6895801,FAILED FM THERMAL FATIGUE.EVIDENCE OF PREV 2300DEG OVRTEMP.

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