NTSB Identification: FTW81IA103
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of ROBERTS AVN
Aircraft: AEROSPATIAL SE3160, registration: N605RA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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5-0023   81/6/9    RUIDOSO,NM          AEROSPATIAL SE3160  CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 57, 14000
        TIME - 1150                    N605RA              PX-  0  0  2  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 700 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - RUIDOSO MUNI
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          RUIDOSO,NM                  ALBUQUERQUE,NM
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           TAXI: AERIAL TAXI TO TAKEOFF
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
           WEATHER - HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
        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                                                      87
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          270                                                       10
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- TOUCHED DOWN W BRAKES ON.TAIL BOOM RAISED UP IN PATH OF MAIN ROTOR BLADES.D/A APRX 10000FT.

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