NTSB Identification: MKC75AK048
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G-2A, registration: N116SP

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0649  75/3/12    EDEN PRAIRIE,MN     BELL 47G-2A         CR-  0  0  1  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, AGE 45, 2936
        TIME - 1115                    N116SP              PX-  0  0  1  OTHER PUBLIC              TOTAL HOURS, 148 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - FLYING CLOUD MUNI
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          EDEN PRAIRIE,MN             ST PAUL,MN
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: SNOWBANK                                  TAXI: AERIAL TAXI TO TAKEOFF
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE AND CLEARANCE
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - SUDDEN WINDSHIFT
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: SNOW WINDROWS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        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                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     320
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           10                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- TAIL ROTOR STRIKE INDICATOR TAB SHOWED EVIDENCE OF IMPACTING DIRT PRIOR TO SEPN.WIND GUSTING 25K.

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