NTSB Identification: MIA71FLG09
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269A, registration: N8947F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4571  70/8/30    LEXINGTON,SC        HUGHES 269A         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 24, 2600
        TIME - 1815                    N8947F              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 1000 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LAKE MURRAY,SC              GASTON,SC
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: AUTOROTATIVE DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - UNWARRANTED LOW FLYING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        REMARKS- PLT ROLLED COPTER L BFR WATER ENTRY.2 INJ PERSONS FOUND NEAR ACC SITE,PLT RPTD NO PAX,WITNESSES 1.

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