NTSB Identification: NYC71ANI12
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of HEL-AIRE COPTE
Aircraft: BELL 47J2, registration: N8467E

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1666  71/5/14    NEW YORK,NY         BELL 47J2           CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1630                    N8467E              PX-  0  0  2  AIR TAXI-PASSG            AGE 24, 3275 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            400 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          WESTBURY,NY                 NEW YORK,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: MASTER AND CONNECTING RODS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - MISCELLANEOUS-PERSONNEL: SPECTATOR
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- NR 6 CONCTNG ROD FAILED.PLT LND SHRT OF INTENDED LOG AREA DUE PEOPLE GATHERING.M/R BLADES HIT TAIL

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