NTSB Identification: DEN84FA142.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25837.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 02, 1984 in MEEKER, CO
Aircraft: HUGHES 369D, registration: N1090A
Injuries: 1 Serious,3 Minor.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING SLOW (35-40 KTS) CRUISE FLT AT ABOUT 50 FT AGL IN MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN FOR WILDLIFE SURVEY, PWR LOSS OCCURRED. AUTO SYSTEMS BRIEFLY RESTORED PWR, FOLLOWED BY A TTL LOSS. PLT EXECUTED EMERGENCY AUTOROTATION INTO TREES ON SLOPING TERRAIN. INVESTIGATION ESTABLISHED FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRAL, AUTO IGNITION FUNCTIONAL AND ENGINE AIR INTAKE CLEAR. ON FUNCTIONAL TEST, ENGINE PERFORMED TO SPECIFICATIONS.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED




Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE

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