NTSB Identification: DEN72AD011
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of HOSKINS HELICO
Aircraft: BELL 47G3B1, registration: N73972

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3269  71/9/13    SANDY,UT            BELL 47G3B1         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 25, 3908
        TIME - 0700                    N73972              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 553 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ALTA,UT                     LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        REMARKS- PLT COULD NOT TKOF INTO WND DUE TO HIGH TREES.

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