NTSB Identification: NYC78FA078
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G4A, registration: N473FW

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2356  78/8/11    NEW ROCHELLE,NY     BELL 47G4A          CR-  0  0  1  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, AGE 28, 1122
        TIME - 1745                    N473FW              PX-  0  0  1  POLICE PATROL             TOTAL HOURS, 285 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          NEW YORK CITY,NY            LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           HARD LANDING                                             IN FLIGHT: POWER-ON DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO INITIATE GO-AROUND
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING OFF AIRPORT
                                  SUSPECTED MECHANICAL DISCREPANCY
        REMARKS- PILOT SUSPECTED MALFUNCTION IN FLT.DURING APPROACH TO LDG GOT INTO SETTLING WITH POWER.TALL GRASS.

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