NTSB Identification: DEN84LA075.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23545.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Thursday, January 26, 1984 in BUFFALO, WY
Aircraft: HUGHES 369HS, registration: N4507L
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 LOST POWER A FEW MINUTES AFTER TAKEOFF AND MADE A FORCED LANDING. THE ACFT HAD BEEN REFUELED FROM A FUEL TRUCK SHORTLY BEFORE TAKEOFF. SAMPLES OF FUEL FROM THE ACFT AND THE FUEL TRUCK WERE EXAMINED AND FOUND TO CONTAIN WATER.

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

AIRCRAFT SERVICE..NOT CORRECTED..AIRPORT PERSONNEL

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..CONTAMINATION


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..WATER

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