NTSB Identification: CHI77DEE55
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BRANTLY 305, registration: N16616

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4152  77/8/17    WHEELING,IL         BRANTLY 305         CR-  0  0  1  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, AGE 53, 7500
        TIME - 1000                    N16616              PX-  0  0  1  TEST                      TOTAL HOURS, 350 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PAL-WAUKEE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          WHEELING,IL                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           HARD LANDING                                             TAXI: AERIAL TAXI TO TAKEOFF
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
                                  DIRECTIONAL CONTROL PROBLEM
        REMARKS- AFT LIFT OFF TO 10FT HOVER,ACFT WEATHER VANED TO LEFT.PLT APPLIED RT PEDAL,RPM DECREASED.

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