NTSB Identification: NYC70DHA10
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SIKORSKY S-55B, registration: N16861

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0926   70/5/1    SCOTRUN,PA          SIKORSKY S-55B      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1345                    N16861              PX-  0  0  1  ASSOC FIRE CTL ACTIVITY   AGE 33, 2685 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            160 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MT POCONO ARPT              LAKE WALLENPAUPACK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: TAIL ROTOR                      IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           ROLL OVER                                                LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED SPEED
           TERRAIN - ROUGH/UNEVEN
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE IN FLIGHT,CLEAR AIR
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LOAD NOT JETTISONED
        WEATHER BRIEFING - OTHER
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        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                                                      74
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          180                                                       14
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- WEA BRIEFED BY DEPT OF FOREST-WATER.GUSTS TO 20K.HEAVILY LOADED.RETREATING BLADE STALL.M/R CUT T/R

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