NTSB Identification: LAX68A0084
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269B, registration: N19543

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0770   68/3/5    CARLSBAD,CALIF      HUGHES 269B         CR-  0  0  2  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0810                    N19543              PX-  0  0  0  TEST                      AGE 49, 6391 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            2057 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PALOMAR HELIPAD
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: MAIN ROTOR                      TAXI: AERIAL TAXI TO/FROM LANDING
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: ON GROUND                              STATIC: IDLING ROTORS
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           ROTORCRAFT - TRANSMISSION ROTOR DRIVE SYSTEM: MAIN ROTOR GEAR BOX
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LACK OF LUBRICATION-SPECIFIC PART,NOT SYSTEM
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OBSTRUCTED
           MISCELLANEOUS - FOREIGN MATERIAL AFFECTING NORMAL OPERATIONS
           PERSONNEL - PRODUCTION-DESIGN-PERSONNEL: SUBSTANDARD QUALITY CONTROL
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - GROUND RESONANCE
        REMARKS- TENSION FAILURE OF BLADES.AFT PINION BEARING SEIZED.POL RESIN CAUGHT ON BURRS OF DRILLED OIL PORT.

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