Accident Bell 206B-3 Jet Ranger III N117TV, Sunday 17 January 1993
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Date:Sunday 17 January 1993
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
Year of manufacture:1978
Total airframe hrs:2985 hours
Engine model:ALLISON 250-C20B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Lantana, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Lantana, Florida
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
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.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: MIA93LA050
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


2. FAA:

History of this aircraft

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Loss of control

Revision history:

07-Sep-2010 14:30 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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