NTSB Identification: LAX87LA140.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34823.
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 10, 1987 in PALMDALE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: HUGHES 269D, registration: N1103V
Injuries: 1 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.

DURING AN EXTERNAL LOAD OPERATION, THE ENGINE LOST POWER. THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH THE TERRAIN AND ROLLED OVER. INSPECTION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED AN OVERTEMPERATURE TO THE FIRST AND SECOND STAGE TURBINE WHEEL AIRFOILS.

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

TURBINE ASSEMBLY,TURBINE BLADE..OVERTEMPERATURE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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