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NTSB Identification: DEN67A0049
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G3B1, registration: N8541F
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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0081   67/3/1    ESTES PARK,COLO     BELL 47G3B1         CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0800                    N8541F              PX-  0  0  2  CTR PASSG-D               AGE 44, 10000 TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 2500 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           MISCELLANEOUS                                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SPONTANEOUS-IMPROPER ACTION
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        REMARKS- PLT APPLIED CYCLIC CONTROL ABRUPTLY TO AVOID WIRES.MAIN ROTOR BLADE SEVERED TAIL ROTOR DRIVE SHAFT
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