NTSB Identification: FTW78DRD24
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of PETROLEUM HELJ
Aircraft: BELL 206B, registration: N16718

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0737  78/4/28  NR.INTRACSTL CITY,LA  BELL 206B           CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 29, 1452
        TIME - 1330                    N16718              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO            TOTAL HOURS, 11140 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - VERMILION 245A
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         INTRACSTL CITY,LA           INTRACSTL CITY,LA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: RUNWAY OR APPROACH LIGHTS                 LANDING: POWER-ON LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - SELF-HELP,PILOT CHECKED WEATHER DATA
        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                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           72                                                      140
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           15                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE

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