NTSB Identification: NYC72DID28
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G-2A, registration: N73264

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1649   72/5/9    COVINGTON,VA        BELL 47G-2A         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 25, 1110
        TIME - 0955                    N73264              PX-  0  0  2  CTR PASSG-D               TOTAL HOURS, ALL IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PORTERS MT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BASE OF PORTERS MT          TOP OF MT
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: ROLL-ON/RUN-ON
           ROLL OVER                                                LANDING: ROLL-ON/RUN-ON
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - SUDDEN WINDSHIFT
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  3000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      65
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          315                                                       10
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- PLT SAID WIND SHIFTED FROM SE LGT AND VRBL TO NW 10K TO 15K. SLID INTO STUMP.

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