NTSB Identification: FTW81IA067
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 222, registration: N38929

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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5-0015   81/4/9    LAKE CHARLES,LA     BELL 222            CR-  0  0  3  MISCELLANEOUS             AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0800                    N38929              PX-  0  0  0  TEST                      31, 6764 TOTAL HOURS, 200
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - LAKE CHARLES MUNI
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LAKE CHARLES,LA             LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: TAIL ROTOR                      STATIC: IDLING ROTORS
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - PRODUCTION-DESIGN-PERSONNEL: INCORRECT FACTORY INSTALLATION
           ROTORCRAFT - TRANSMISSION ROTOR DRIVE SYSTEM: TAIL ROTOR DRIVE SHAFT ASSEMBLY
           ROTORCRAFT - ROTOR ASSEMBLIES: BEARINGS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        REMARKS- TAIL ROTOR DRIVE SHAFT BRG,PN 222-044-003-103,FAILED.

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