NTSB Identification: FTW69F0161
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SIKORSKY S-62A, registration: N59224

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2742  68/8/11    GRAND ISLE,LA       SIKORSKY S-62A      CR-  0  0  3  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, AGE 31, 1675
        TIME - 1620                    N59224              PX-  0  0  0  TEST                      TOTAL HOURS, 273 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - FREEPORT HELIPORT
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: HOVERING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           ROTORCRAFT - FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS: CYCLIC PITCH CONTROL SYSTEM
           SYSTEMS - FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS: FLIGHT CONTROL BOOST SYSTEMS, HYDRAULIC
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - STUCK
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: IMPROPER MAINTENANCE (MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL)
        REMARKS- CYCLIC STUCK IN FULL AFT POSITION DUE TO IMPROPER ADJUSTMENT OF AUXILIARY SERVO PILOT VALVE.

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