NTSB Identification: MIA66A0063
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47D1, registration: N912B

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0878   65/12/3 NR.HOMESTEAD FLA      BELL 47D1           CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1500                    N912B               PX-  0  0  0  CONSTRUCTION              AGE 30, 3700 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            1200 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HOMESTEAD AFB
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: HOVERING
           STALL: SPIN                                              IN FLIGHT: HOVERING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SPONTANEOUS-IMPROPER ACTION
        REMARKS- HELICOPTER CONTACTED TREE WITH LANDING SKID WHILE HOVERING IN CONFINED AREA.

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