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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76874
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B-3 Jet Ranger III
Owner/operator:Air Coastal Helicopters Inc
Registration: N117TV
MSN: 2400
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lantana, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Lantana, Florida
Investigating agency: NTSB
Whilst attempting to land on a wheeled landing dolly, the helicopter was apparently not positioned properly and it touched down with one skid off the side of the dolly. The helicopter fell to one side and rolled over. The accident happened in daylight and in fine clear weather; wind, 040 degrees/10 knots.

The NTSB determined the probable cause to be: The pilot's failure to assure that the helicopter was properly positioned on the landing platform.


2. FAA:

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
27-Aug-2016 21:52 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Oct-2021 16:02 harro Updated [Date, Time, Source, Accident report]

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