NTSB Identification: LAX66A0083
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G, registration: N2473B

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0376   66/5/6    SANTA SUSANA CAL    BELL 47G            CR-  0  0  1  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1305                    N2473B              PX-  0  0  0  SEARCH AND RESCUE         AGE 54, 1504 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            1124 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - SANTA SUSANA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: MAIN ROTOR                      LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION W/KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT
           ROTORCRAFT - ROTOR ASSEMBLIES: MAIN ROTOR BLADES
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEPARATION IN FLIGHT
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - LATERAL CONTROL PROBLEM
                                  DIRECTIONAL CONTROL PROBLEM
        REMARKS- PILOT STRUCK WIRES,LANDED AND INSPECTED ROTOR DAMAGE.ROTOR FAILED ABOUT 15-MINS.AFTER NEXT TAKEOFF

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