NTSB Identification: NYC80FA004
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of ISLAND HELICOP
Aircraft: BELL 206B, registration: N3500M

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3963   79/10/6   OLD WESTBURY,NY     BELL 206B           CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1610                    N3500M              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            32, 4788 TOTAL HOURS, 460
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          EAST HAMPTON,NY             NEW YORK CITY,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: IN FLIGHT                              IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           ROTORCRAFT - FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS: CYCLIC PITCH CONTROL SYSTEM
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- THE LOWER CLEVIS ADJUSTMENT BARREL OF THE PITCH CHANGE ROD WAS NOT RECOVERED.

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