NTSB Identification: NYC66A0044
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47H-1, registration: N996B

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0926   65/10/2   CLINTON MD          BELL 47H-1          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 27, 1146
        TIME - 1102                    N996B               PX-  0  0  2  MAPPING/PHOTO             TOTAL HOURS, 29 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HYDE FIELD
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                TAXI: GROUND TAXI TO TAKEOFF
           COLLIDED WITH: PARKED AIRCRAFT                           TAKEOFF: ABORTED
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
          PILOT-MADE DOWNWIND HOVER AFTER LIFT OFF-WIND 20KT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        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                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     TAIL WIND 158-202 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           68                                                      320
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           13                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- PARKED ACFT REPUBLIC RC-3 N6124K,SUBSTANTIAL.

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