NTSB Identification: NYC79DHA13
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G, registration: N73979

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0682   79/5/6    WEATHERLY,PA        BELL 47G            CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1145                    N73979              PX-  0  1  1  FIRE CONTROL              AGE 32, 2147 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            210 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          WEATHERLY,PA                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        REMARKS- DURING FIRE PATROL OPERATIONS HELICOPTER COLLIDED WITH UNMARKED CABLE AND CRASHED IN RIVER

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