NTSB Identification: SEA82DA139
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, August 09, 1982 in SEATTLE, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/09/1983
Aircraft: ENSTROM F280, registration: N267Q
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

HELICOPTER MADE AN EMERGENCY FORCED LANDING AFTER POWER LOSS AIRCRAFT LANDED HEAVILY IN LOOSE DIRT AND DAMAGED SKIDS AND ROTORS. POST-ACCIDENT EXAM FOUND "THROTTLE ACTIVATING ARM WAS IMPROPERLY ENGAGED TO THROTTLE STOP."

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

THROTTLE/POWER LEVER,LINKAGE..IMPROPER

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

MAINTENANCE..IMPROPER..COMPANY MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..LOOSE GRAVEL/SANDY

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