NTSB Identification: ANC87LA008.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32752.
Accident occurred Wednesday, October 22, 1986 in FAIRBANKS, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: HUGHES 300-269B, registration: N9332F
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 HELICOPTER EXHAUSTED ITS FUEL SUPPLY DURING CLIMBOUT. DURING THE ENSUING AUTOROTATION LANDING, THE ROTOR SPEED WAS ALLOSED TO DECAY AND THE HELCOPTER SPUN AT TOUCHDOWN. IT ROLLED OVER AND FAILED THE ROTOR BLADES.

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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

AUTOROTATION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..DUAL STUDENT

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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