NTSB Identification: LAX70F0153
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of HALVORSON-LENT
Aircraft: HUGHES 269B, registration: N9442F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2936   69/10/9   GRND CANYON,ARIZ    HUGHES 269B         CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0800                    N9442F              PX-  0  0  2  AIR TAXI-PASSG            AGE 46, 7951 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            607 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - YAKI PT HELISTOP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          YAKI PT HELISTOP            BOTTOM OF CANYON
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           MISCELLANEOUS                                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
        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                                                      41
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- SETTLED WITH POWER.ATTEMPTED T/O WITHIN 5 LBS OF GROSS WT FOR ALT.DENSITY ALT 7000 FT.

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