NTSB Identification: LAX89LA007.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37107.
Accident occurred Monday, October 03, 1988 in FONTANA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/03/1989
Aircraft: HUGHES 269C, registration: N1090Z
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT WAS DEMONSTRATING A RUN-ON LANDING FOR HIS PASSENGER WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HE ALLOWED THE TAIL OF THE HELICOPTER TO GET TOO LOW AND IT COLLIDED WITH THE TERRAIN. THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL DIFFICULTIES REPORTED PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

RUN ON LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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