NTSB Identification: MKC76AK073
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47J-2A, registration: N1192W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3023  76/8/13    BRANSON,MO          BELL 47J-2A         CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 27, 1937
        TIME - 1040                    N1192W              PX-  2  2  0  OTHER                     TOTAL HOURS, 1450 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - OZARK HELIPORT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BRANSON,MO                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: TAIL ROTOR                      LANDING: TRAFFIC PATTERN-CIRCLING
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: IMPROPERLY SERVICED AIRCRAFT (GROUND CREW)
           ROTORCRAFT - TRANSMISSION ROTOR DRIVE SYSTEM: TAIL ROTOR GEAR BOX
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OIL STARVATION
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- SIGHT SEEING FLT-TAIL ROTOR PINION GEAR FAILURE DUE TO LACK OF LUBRICATION.

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