NTSB Identification: DEN81FTE50
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G3B1, registration: N7863S

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3230   81/7/1  NR.SALIDA,CO          BELL 47G3B1         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1800                    N7863S              PX-  0  0  2  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  60, 4275 TOTAL HOURS, 75
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CARR RANCH
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         SALIDA,CO                    LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE CONTROLS: THROTTLE-POWER LEVER ASSEMBLIES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPERLY INSTALLED
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION W/KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT
           WEATHER - HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
           WEATHER - SUDDEN WINDSHIFT
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      80
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          170                                                       18
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- AIRFRAME LOG STATED RE-RIGGED THROTTLE-ALSO NOT OK.28JUN ENTRY STATED THROTTLE VERY STIFF TO FULL.

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