NTSB Identification: FTW70AF068
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of PETROLEUM HELI
Aircraft: BELL 206A, registration: N4722R

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1457  70/4/25  NR.MORGAN CITY,LA     BELL 206A           CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 43, 2595
        TIME - 1515                    N4722R              PX-  0  0  4  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 228 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          OFFSHORE PLATFORM          MORGAN CITY,LA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - TURBINE ASSEMBLY: BLADE,TURBINE WHEEL
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED SPEED AND ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
           TERRAIN - OTHER
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  UNUSUAL NOISE
                                  SUSPECTED MECHANICAL DISCREPANCY
        REMARKS- PLT LANDED IN MARSH.BLADE OF SECOND STAGE GAS PRODUCER TURBINE WHEEL P/N 6857912 FAILED.

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