ATL94LA019
ATL94LA019

On November 16, 1993, at 1715 central standard time, a Bell-Carson 47G-Super C-4, N614X, was substantially damaged following a collision with terrain near Eufaula, Alabama. The commercial pilot was seriously injured in the accident. The aircraft was being operated under 14 CFR Part 91 by Williams Flying Service of Eufaula, Alabama. Visual meteorological conditions existed at the time, and no flight plan had been filed for the local positioning flight.

Witnesses stated that the helicopter was attempting to reposition from a platform, located on an agricultural chemical loading truck, to a ground landing pad when the accident occurred. The aircraft caught fire and burned following the collision with the terrain. The pilot did not hold a helicopter rating nor did he posess the qualifications needed for the operation of helicopters.

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