NTSB Identification: LAX81FA076
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of HOSKING HELO
Aircraft: HUGHES 369D, registration: N8610F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1133  81/4/20  NR.LAS VEGAS,NV       HUGHES 369D         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 36, 3985
        TIME - 1450                    N8610F              PX-  0  0  2  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 1005 IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         LAS VEGAS,NV                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           ROLL OVER                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - COMPRESSOR ASSEMBLY: CASTING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - EXCESSIVE-WEAR/PLAY
           POWERPLANT - COMPRESSOR ASSEMBLY: STATOR VANE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - ROUGH/UNEVEN
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- PLASTIC COATING IN COMPRESSOR ERODED,EXPOSING STATOR VANE ROOTS.3RD/4TH STAGE STATOR BLADES FAILED

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