NTSB Identification: FTW76AF028
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of PETROLEUM HELI
Aircraft: BELL 206B, registration: N83134

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3392   75/10/8 NR.PECAN ISLAND,LA    BELL 206B           CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 37, 1685
        TIME - 1659                    N83134              PX-  0  0  1  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 290 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - VERMILION 245
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         PECAN ISLAND,LA              LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: HOVERING
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - TURBINE ASSEMBLY: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED SPEED AND ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER CLEARANCE-TOLERANCE
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON WATER
                                  SUSPECTED MECHANICAL DISCREPANCY
        REMARKS- FULL AUTO TO WATER.BENDIX PWR TURBINE GOVERWOR SPRING FAILED FOR UNDETERMINED REASON

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