NTSB Identification: ATL85LA031.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25979.
Accident occurred Friday, November 09, 1984 in HOGANSVILLE, GA
Aircraft: HUGHES 369HS, registration: N505WW
Injuries: 1 Serious,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.

A DEPLANING PASSENGER WALKED INTO THE ROTATING TAIL ROTOR. THE PASSENGER HAD BEEN WALKED AWAY FROM THE ACFT BY THE PLTS BROTHER BUT SHE RETURNED ON HER OWN AND WAS STRUCK BY THE TAIL ROTOR.

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

PASSENGER BRIEFING..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PASSENGER BRIEFING..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PASSENGER

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

CREW/GROUP COORDINATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..OTHER PERSON

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