Accident Bell 47G N6172,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 359438
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Date:Tuesday 3 January 1995
Time:16:35 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 47G
Registration: N6172
MSN: 687
Year of manufacture:1957
Total airframe hrs:10190 hours
Engine model:FRANKLIN 6A4200
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Bunnell, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:, FL (X-47)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The commercial pilot stated he made a descent over a lake, misjudged his altitude, and inadvertently flew the helicopter into the water.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain altitude while descending over a lake, resulting in an in-flight collision with water.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: MIA95LA054
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 months
Download report: Final report




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