NTSB Identification: OAK77FXQ26
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of RENO EXEC AIR
Aircraft: BELL 47G-2, registration: N8406E

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1797  77/6/27  NR.SO LAKE TAHOE,CA   BELL 47G-2          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 30, 2773
        TIME - 1040                    N8406E              PX-  0  0  1  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 200 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - FREEL PK.HELIPAD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         SO LAKE TAHOE,CA             LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: POWER-ON LANDING
           ROLL OVER                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - SUDDEN WINDSHIFT
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        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                                                     RIGHT QUARTERING TAIL WIND 203-247 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           40                                                       45
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           10                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- WIND SHIFTED FROM HEADWIND TO QUARTERING TAILWIND.DENSITY ALT APPROX 12000 FT.

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