NTSB Identification: FTW71AF055
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of PETROLEUM HELI
Aircraft: BELL 47G-4, registration: N13150

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0046   71/3/3    LEEVILLE,LA         BELL 47G-4          CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 33, 2868
        TIME - 0721                    N13150              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 655 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - OFFSHORE HELIPAD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          PLATFORM ST 21-86           LEEVILLE,LA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE, ASSOCIATED W/CLOUDS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  1000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      47
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- FUNNELS AND AREAS OF TURBC ON WATER OBSD BY OTR PLTS IN AREA. TOXICOLOGICAL TESTS UNRELIABLE.

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