NTSB Identification: SEA84LA066.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24345.
Accident occurred Monday, March 12, 1984 in FOREST GROVE, OR
Aircraft: HILLER UH-12E, registration: N62377
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 PLT REPORTED THAT WHILE HOVERING, DURING AN EXTERNAL LOAD OPERATION, THE ENG LOST POWER & BLUE SMOKE & FLAMES EXITED THE BACK OF THE HELICOPTER. THE HELICOPTER THEN STRUCK TREES BEFORE COMING TO REST. DURING AN INVESTIGATION, THE ENG STARTED NORMALLY & WAS RUN TO 56% (N1) & 88% (N2). NO CONTAMINENTS WERE FOUND IN THE FUEL SYS.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED



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