NTSB Identification: MKC77FCG57
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of OZARK HELICOPT
Aircraft: BELL 47J, registration: N8579F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2332  77/9/17    BRANSON,MO          BELL 47J            CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 32, 3630
        TIME - 1659                    N8579F              PX-  0  0  4  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 732 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WALMART HELIPORT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BRANSON,MO                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: DIRT BANK                                 TAKEOFF: VERTICAL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        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                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      75
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          180                                                       10
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- SKID STRUCK SHOULDER OF ACCESS ROAD.

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