NTSB Identification: SEA73AS019
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of GRAND CANYON H
Aircraft: ALOUETTE III, registration: N9703

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0368  73/1/19  NR.CLARKSTON,WASH     ALOUETTE III        CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 36, 4722
        TIME - 1040                    N9703               PX-  0  0  5  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 31 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          LEWISTON,ID                 RETURN                      CLARKSTON,WASH
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ROLL OVER                                                TAKEOFF: VERTICAL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           TERRAIN - ROUGH/UNEVEN
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LATERAL IMBALANCE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                 5000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          NONE                                                      20
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- ATTEMPTED TKOF FROM SLOPING TERRAIN WITH DEPRESSED R GR OLEO STRUT IN WINDS GUSTING TO 30K.

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