NTSB Identification: FTW71FRD45
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G-4, registration: N73283

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
3-0377   71/5/5    WESTWEGO,LA         BELL 47G-4          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 38, 8011
        TIME - 1230                    N73283              PX-  0  0  2  MAPPING/PHOTO             TOTAL HOURS, 3951 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WESTWEGO
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          WESTWEGO,LA                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: TAIL ROTOR                      IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           ROTORCRAFT - FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS: TAIL ROTOR PITCH CONTROL SYSTEM
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: IMPROPER MAINTENANCE (MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE INSPECTION OF AIRCRAFT (MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MISSING
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- 45 MIN TOTAL FLT TIME SINCE T/R SYS INSPN.THIS FLT LASTED 3 MIN.T/R PITCH CTL CROSSHEAD DETACHED.

Index for May1971 | Index of months