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January 12, 2022

NTSB Prelim: Bell 206B

The Helicopter Experienced An Un-Commanded Left Roll... The Pilot Attempted To Regain Control

On November 28, 2021, about 1658 central standard time, a Bell 206B helicopter, N59600, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Perry, Oklahoma. The commercial pilot sustained fatal injuries and the student pilot sustained serious injuries. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91 personal flight. The family members of the pilot reported that he worked fulltime as a helicopter air ambulance pilot. The pilot owned the accident helicopter and also worked part-time seasonal jobs as a 14 CFR Part 137 aerial application pilot.

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AD: Vulcanair S.p.A. Airplanes

AD 2021-26-15 Requires Inspecting The Stabilator Trim Control Cables And Replacing If Necessary

The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain km, Vulcanair S.p.A. Model P.68C, P.68C-TC, P.68 “OBSERVER,” P.68 OBSERVER 2, P.68R, and P.68TC OBSERVER airplanes. This AD was prompted by mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) originated by an aviation authority of another country to identify and correct an unsafe condition on an aviation product. The MCAI identifies the unsafe condition as a damaged stabilator trim control cable. This AD requires inspecting the stabilator trim control cables and replacing if necessary. This AD also requires reporting the results of each inspection to Vulcanair S.p.A. The FA

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