NTSB Identification: LAX79FA064
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of GRAND CYN HELO
Aircraft: BELL 206B, registration: N8533F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2775   79/8/3    GRAND CANYON,AZ     BELL 206B           CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 27, 2136
        TIME - 1835                    N8533F              PX-  0  0  4  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 1229 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          TUSAYAN,AZ                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: IMPROPER MAINTENANCE (MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL)
           POWERPLANT - FUEL SYSTEM: PUMP,FUEL
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - EXCESSIVE-WEAR/PLAY
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - ROUGH/UNEVEN
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        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                                                      78
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          270                                                       5
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- ENG DRIVEN FUEL PUMP DRSHFT SPLINES & PUMP SPLINES WORN,SUNDSTRAND 024918-104,S/N PE 3232.

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