NTSB Identification: MIA66A0022
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269A, registration: N8735F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0552  65/8/19    MIAMI FLA           HUGHES 269A         CR-  0  0  2  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 46, 350
        TIME - 1720                    N8735F              PX-  0  0  0  PRACTICE                  TOTAL HOURS, 160 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WATSON IS.HELIPRT
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: IN FLIGHT                              IN FLIGHT: AUTOROTATIVE DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
           ROTORCRAFT - FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS: STABILIZING SURFACES-DAMPERS
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEPARATION IN FLIGHT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LOOSE,PART/FITTING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - VIBRATION,EXCESSIVE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
                                  PITCH CONTROL PROBLEM
                                  SUSPECTED OR KNOWN AIRCRAFT DAMAGE
        REMARKS- LOOSENESS OF STABILIZER LOWER ATTACH BOLT CAUSED UPPER ATTACH BOLT TO FATIGUE FAIL- STAB CAME OFF

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