NTSB Identification: NYC75AN026
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: ENSTROM F-28A, registration: N29HW

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2756  74/8/31    S CASCO,ME          ENSTROM F-28A       CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 39, 818
        TIME - 1415                    N29HW               PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 118 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          PORTLAND,ME                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           MISCELLANEOUS                                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           HARD LANDING                                             IN FLIGHT: AUTOROTATIVE DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           ROTORCRAFT - TRANSMISSION ROTOR DRIVE SYSTEM: CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER ALIGNMENT/ADJUSTMENT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ALCOHOLIC IMPAIRMENT OF EFFICIENCY AND JUDGMENT
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- IDLER YOKE OF BELT TENSIONING SYS FAILD.DRIVE TO TRANSMISSION WAS LOST.BLOOD ALCOHOL LVL 83MG PCT.

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