NTSB Identification: FTW79FA078
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: ENSTROM F-28A, registration: N254Q

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2105   79/5/5    FRIENDSWOOD,TX      ENSTROM F-28A       CR-  0  0  1  INSTRUCTIONAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 32, 470
        TIME - 1450                    N254Q               PX-  0  0  0  TRAINING                  TOTAL HOURS, 37 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CLOVER FIELD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          FRIENDSWOOD,TX              LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: MAIN ROTOR                      TAKEOFF: VERTICAL
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           ROTORCRAFT - TRANSMISSION ROTOR DRIVE SYSTEM: CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
           ROTORCRAFT - TRANSMISSION ROTOR DRIVE SYSTEM: SPRAG SYSTEM
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
        REMARKS- PLT STATED DURING AUTOROTATION LEVELED & APPLIED SOME COLLECTIVE.ACFT HIT HARD & BOUNCED.

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