NTSB Identification: FTW68A0085
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HILLER ACFT FH1100, registration: N512FH

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4716   68/4/3    GOLIAD,TEX          HILLER ACFT FH1100  CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 41, 2388
        TIME - 0852                    N512FH              PX-  1  0  0  BUSINESS                  TOTAL HOURS, 59 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          SAN ANTONIO,TEX             REFUGIO,TEX                 UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: MAIN ROTOR                      IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE IN FLIGHT,CLEAR AIR
           ROTORCRAFT - TRANSMISSION ROTOR DRIVE SYSTEM: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      1800
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      74
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- ENCOUNTERED TURBC UPSETTING M/R DISC WITH SUB FRACTURING OF MAIN TRANSMISSION AND RELATED SYSTEMS.

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