NTSB Identification: FTW75AF060
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of PETROLEUM HELI
Aircraft: BELL 206B, registration: N59621

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1304   75/4/4    GRAND CHENIER,LA    BELL 206B           CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0630                    N59621              PX-  0  2  1  AIR TAXI-PASSG            26, 2142 TOTAL HOURS, 255
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CONTINENTAL
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CAMERON,LA                  GRAND CHENIER,LA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SUNGLARE
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           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                                                      42
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           22                                                       15
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- GUSTING TO 20K. HIT KNOWN PWR LINES.

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