NTSB Identification: SEA82FYP11
14 CFR Part 133: Rotorcraft Ext. Load
Accident occurred Monday, September 06, 1982 in KELLOGG, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/06/1983
Aircraft: HILLER UH-12-SOLOY, registration: N9035H
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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.

THE PLT STATED HE HAD JUST RELEASED A LOAD OF LOGS & STARTED HIS TRANSITION INTO FORWARD FLT WHEN THE ENG FAILED. NO USABLE FUEL WAS ON BOARD. THE PLT STATED THE FUEL GAUGE REGISTERED 50 POUNDS OF FUEL WHEN THE ENG FAILED. A LEAK TEST OF THE FUEL SUCTION HOSE, WHICH CONNECTS THE INLET PORT OF THE FUEL BOOST PUMP TO THE FUEL PICK UP LINE IN THE FUEL TANK, DISCLOSED A LEAK.

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,LINE..LEAK


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