NTSB Identification: FTW78FA038
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of AIR LOGISTICS
Aircraft: BELL 212, registration: N140AL

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0495   78/4/4  NR.GALVESTON,TX       BELL 212            CR-  0  0  2  COMMERCIAL                ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 2320                    N140AL              PX-  3  0  1  AIR TAXI-PASSG            49, 15374 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            1215 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GLOMAR JAVA SHIP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SABINE PASS,TX             GALVESTON,TX
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           COPILOT - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE SUPERVISION OF FLIGHT
        FACTOR(S)
           COPILOT - SPATIAL DISORIENTATION
           TERRAIN - GLASSY WATER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        REMARKS- CO-PILOT STATED ACFT APPEARED HIGHER THAN 200FT INDICATED ON ALT WHILE VSI READ APPROX 1000FT/MIN.

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