NTSB Identification: NYC73FIA08
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: ENSTROM F-28A, registration: N4469

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3264  72/12/26   FAIRFAX,VA          ENSTROM F-28A       CR-  0  0  1  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, AGE 25, 895
        TIME - 1500                    N4469               PX-  0  0  1  POLICE PATROL             TOTAL HOURS, 221 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          DULLES AIRPORT,VA           FAIRFAX,VA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: HOVERING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
        REMARKS- PLT DIVERTED HIS ATTENTION,WHILE AT A 100 FOOT HOVER LOST ROTOR RPM,SETTLED INTO TREES.

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