NTSB Identification: SEA94LA166.
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Accident occurred Sunday, July 03, 1994 in WEST JORDAN, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/26/1995
Aircraft: HUGHES 369HS, registration: N9029F
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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DURING A PRACTICE AUTOROTATION, A HIGH DESCENT RATE DEVELOPED. THE INSTRUCTOR PILOT ADDED POWER BUT THE HELICOPTER STILL LANDED HARD ENOUGH TO SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGE THE HELICOPTER.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE PILOT NOT MAINTAINING A PROPER DESCENT RATE AND HIS DELAYED REMEDIAL ACTION.

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