NTSB Identification: FTW81IA076
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of COMMERCIAL HEL
Aircraft: BELL 206B, registration: N2757C

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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5-0022  81/4/22    GULF OF MEXICO      BELL 206B           CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 34, 2686
        TIME - 0815                    N2757C              PX-  0  0  2  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 668 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SABINE PASS,TX              GULF OF MEXICO
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - COMPRESSOR ASSEMBLY: BLADE,COMPRESSOR ROTOR
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CORRODED/CORROSION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON WATER
        REMARKS- 3RD STAGE COMPRESSOR BLADE FAILED.FATIGUE ORIGINATE IN CORRODED AREA ON LEADING EDGE OF BLADE.

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