NTSB Identification: FTW74AF030
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of PETROLEUM HELI
Aircraft: BELL 206B, registration: N2929W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3709  73/11/13 NR.INTRACSTL CTY,LA   BELL 206B           CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 26, 4225
        TIME - 1100                    N2929W              PX-  0  0  2  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      TOTAL HOURS, 448 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG S-D        INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - E.CAMERON BLK 286
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          E.CAMERON BLK 286           E.CAMERON BLK 257
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    TAKEOFF: VERTICAL
           ROLL OVER                                                TAKEOFF: VERTICAL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
        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                  TEMPERATURE-F
          HAZE                                                      75
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          135                                                       17
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- HIT STEEL BEAM.BLOCK LOCATED GULF OF MEX,100MI SW OF INTRACOASTAL CITY,LA.

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