NTSB Identification: ATL85LA287.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29120.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 28, 1985 in WINCHESTER, KY
Aircraft: HUGHES 269A, registration: N9308F
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 ACCIDENT OCCURRED AS THE STUDENT PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING TO TAKEOFF FOR HOVER TRAINING. AS THE PILOT WAS APPLYING COLLECTIVE TORQUE, THE STUDENT SAID, HE LOST CONTROL AND CRASHED. THERE WERE NO SYSTEM MALFUNCTIONS OR FAILURES REPORTED.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..GROUND

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