NTSB Identification: LAX67A0051
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of VAN NUYS HELIC
Aircraft: HILLER UH12L4, registration: N90487

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-1036  66/11/17 NR.CASTAIC CALIF      HILLER UH12L4       CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1330                    N90487              PX-  0  0  3  AIR TAXI-PASSG            AGE 23, 446 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            12 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  TAKEOFF: ABORTED
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
        REMARKS- SMALL HELO PAD ON MOUNTAIN. TRANSPORTING NEWSMEN TO CRASH SITE OF HELICOPTER N5350V.NEAR MAX WT.

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