NTSB Identification: FTW75AF036
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of PETROLEUM HELI
Aircraft: BELL 47G-4A, registration: N7848S

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3488  74/11/30   VENICE,LA           BELL 47G-4A         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0830                    N7848S              PX-  0  0  2  AIR TAXI-PASSG            AGE 37, 2511 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            199 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PHI HELIPORT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          S PASS 27 TANK BTTRY        VENICE,LA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           ROLL OVER                                                LANDING: POWER-ON LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - POORLY PLANNED APPROACH
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  1200
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     TAIL WIND 158-202 DEGREES
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          330                                                       30
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      OTHER
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- PLT INADVRTNTLY MADE APPROACH WTH 30 KT TAILWND

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