NTSB Identification: FTW67A0028
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269A, registration: N8844F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0881   66/9/3    WYLIE TEX           HUGHES 269A         CR-  0  0  1  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, AGE 46, 4762
        TIME - 1430                    N8844F              PX-  0  0  0  FERRY                     TOTAL HOURS, 162 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           STALL: SPIN                                              IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: AUTOROTATIVE DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF POWERPLANT & POWERPLANT CONTROLS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
                                  SUSPECTED MECHANICAL DISCREPANCY
                                  DIRECTIONAL CONTROL PROBLEM
        REMARKS- PLT WAS FOLLOWING A TRUCK AT ABOUT 25 MPH WHEN SPIN TO RIGHT STARTED.AUTOROTATION STOPPED SPIN.

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