NTSB Identification: BFO94WA055
Accident occurred Saturday, September 18, 1993 in EGWELL, Germany
Aircraft: HILLER H-23C, registration: N144RG
Injuries: 1 Minor.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On September 18, 1993, about 1538 GMT, a Hiller UH-12C, N144RG, operated by Robert Smith, and piloted by Josef Ade of Newberg, Germany, was destroyed during an emergency landing after its engine loss partial power near Egwell, Germany. The pilot received minor injuries. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident.

It was reported on the Federal Aviation Administration Aircraft Accident Preliminary Notice form, "While in climb, the helicopter went into an uncontrolled descent due to declining rotor speed. During the emergency landing, the helicopter rolled over on its side."

The accident was investigated by the Accident Investigation Bureau at the LBA, P.O. Box 30 54, D-38020 Braunschweig (Germany), telephone number 0531 2355-0.

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