NTSB Identification: ATL86LA005.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29170.
Accident occurred Thursday, October 10, 1985 in CHAPMAN, AL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/20/1992
Aircraft: HUGHES 269C, registration: N7451F
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 ATTEMPTED TAKEOFF FROM A FIELD ADJACENT TO A GROVE OF TREES THE AIRCRAFT WAS UNABLE TO CLIMB OVER THE TREES AND CRASHED INTO THEM. THE ENGINE WAS TEST RUN AND ALTHOUGH IT RAN ROUGH DURING INITIAL START UP IT LATER OPERATED NORMALLY AND THE REASON FOR THE INITIAL PROBLEM WAS NOT DETERMINED.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


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