NTSB Identification: LAX79FJA13
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 369D, registration: N8687F

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
3-3830   79/8/1    MAKAWAO,MAUI,HI     HUGHES 369D         CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0820                    N8687F              PX-  0  1  0  OTHER                     AGE 36, 3580 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            78 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HOSMER JUNCTION,HI          MAKAWAO,MAUI,HI
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    IN FLIGHT: HOVERING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
        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                                                      78
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- EXTERNAL LOAD OPERATIONS. TAIL ROTOR STRUCK MOUNTAIN RIDGE. ACFT EXCEED HOVER WT LIMITS BY 271LBS.

Index for Aug1979 | Index of months