NTSB Identification: DEN67A0009
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269B, registration: N9345F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0943  66/7/24  NR.LAS ANIMAS COLO    HUGHES 269B         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 39, 2043
        TIME - 1430                    N9345F              PX-  0  0  2  CTR PASSG-D               TOTAL HOURS, 34 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           TAKEOFF: ABORTED
           ROLL OVER                                                TAKEOFF: ABORTED
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - WET,SOFT GROUND
           WEATHER - HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      80
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           4                                                       VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- ACFT NEAR DESIGN MAXIMUM GROSS WEIGHT.

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