NTSB Identification: CHI85LA290.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28978.
Accident occurred Monday, July 15, 1985 in OCONOMOWOC, WI
Aircraft: HUGHES 269A, registration: N8877F
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.

THE HELICPOTER CONTACTED A CORN CROP AND CAME TO REST INVERTED DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION FLT. THE PLT STATED, 3 PASSES WERE MADE OVER THE FLD BEING SPRAYED AND AFTER A TURN TO BEGIN THE 4TH PASS, THE HELICOPTER SETTLED WITH PWR CONTACTING THE CROP.

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

COLLECTIVE..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PERFORMANCE DATA..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND

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