NTSB Identification: OAK73FJA11
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269C, registration: N9678F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0153   73/1/1    HONOLULU,HAWAII     HUGHES 269C         CR-  0  2  0  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, AGE 43, 6827
        TIME - 0105                    N9678F              PX-  0  0  0  POLICE PATROL             TOTAL HOURS, 1413 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HONOLULU INTL
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HONOLULU,HAWAII             LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: MAIN ROTOR                      TAKEOFF: VERTICAL
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           ROTORCRAFT - TRANSMISSION ROTOR DRIVE SYSTEM: MAIN ROTOR PULLEYS,BELTS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LACK OF LUBRICATION-SPECIFIC PART,NOT SYSTEM
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CHAFED
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
        REMARKS- BELT DRIVE IDLER PULLEY FAILED,BEARINGS SEIZED. TOO LOW FOR EFFECTIVE AUTOROTATION.

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