NTSB Identification: DEN80FTC12
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 369D, registration: N49667

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1353   80/4/9  NR.CHUGWATER,WY       HUGHES 369D         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 33, 1125
        TIME - 0750                    N49667              PX-  0  0  0  CONSTRUCTION              TOTAL HOURS, 72 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         CHUGWATER,WY                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: MAIN ROTOR                      IN FLIGHT: HOVERING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           POWERPLANT - MISCELLANEOUS: FOREIGN OBJECT DAMAGE
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CREW COORDINATION-POOR
        REMARKS- WHILE STRINGING WIRE FM TALL TWR,STEEL CABLE WAS DRAWN UP THRU MAIN ROTOR BLADES.

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