NTSB Identification: NYC66A0096
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of NEW YORK AIRWAYS INC
Aircraft: VERTOL 107-II, registration: N107PA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0019   66/3/1    JAMAICA NY          VERTOL 107-II       CR-  0  0  3  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2046                    N107PA              PX-  0  0  6                            42, 7258 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            1900 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - JFK INTERNATIONAL
        OPERATOR - NEW YORK AIRWAYS,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           MISCELLANEOUS                                            STATIC: STARTING ENGINE(S)
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     HEAD WIND 338-022 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           45                                                      290
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           27                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- AFT ROTOR BLADES STRUCK FUSELAGE DURING STARTING

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