NTSB Identification: FTW81FA020
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of AIR LOGISTICS
Aircraft: BELL 206B, registration: N222LM

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3691  80/12/31 NR.PATTERSON,LA       BELL 206B           CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 34, 2694
        TIME - 0950                    N222LM              PX-  0  0  1  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 169 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - EUGENE ISLAND
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         PATTERSON,LA                 PATTERSON,LA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           ROLL OVER                                                LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - TURBINE ASSEMBLY: BLADE,TURBINE WHEEL
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
           ROTORCRAFT - MISCELLANEOUS UNITS AND ASSEMBLIES: EMERGENCY FLOTATION GEAR
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - PRESSURE TOO LOW
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - ROUGH WATER
           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- FATIGUE FAILURE OF 2ND STAGE TURBINE WHEEL BLADE.MALF INNER VALVE RESTRICTED PRESS TO FLOAT.

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