NTSB Identification: NYC73FHM18
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G-4A, registration: N2238W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3456  72/12/28   SUFFERN,NY          BELL 47G-4A         CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 36, 3956
        TIME - 1330                    N2238W              PX-  0  1  0  POWER/PIPELINE            TOTAL HOURS, 475 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SUFFERN,NY                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: AUTOROTATIVE DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - FUEL SYSTEM: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL STARVATION
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      38
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          290                                                       20
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- ENCTRD SVR UPDRAFT,ENG LOST PWR,ACFT DSCNDD INTO TREES.FUEL FORCED AWAY FROM DISCHARGE NOZZLE

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