NTSB Identification: MIA99LA129
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Sunday, April 11, 1999
Probable Cause Approval Date:
Mbb BK 117 A-3, registration:
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.
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While maneuvering for takeoff the tail rotor collided with a building resulting in damage to the helicopter and building.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this
The pilot-in-command's failure to maintain a visual lookout while maneuvering in a hover resulting in the tail rotor colliding with a building.