NTSB Identification: Unknown
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled
Aircraft: SIKORSKY S55, registration: N6872C

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0701   64/8/6    KEENE VALLEY NY     SIKORSKY S55        CR-  0  0  2  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 28, 2000
        TIME - 1105                    N6872C              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO            TOTAL HOURS, 100 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: AUTOROTATIVE DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISMANAGEMENT OF FUEL
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INATTENTIVE TO FUEL SUPPLY
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION W/KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL EXHAUSTION
           SYSTEMS - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: REGULATOR
        FACTOR(S)
           SYSTEMS - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: BATTERIES
           POWERPLANT - POWERPLANT-INSTRUMENTS: FUEL QUANTITY GAUGE
           TERRAIN - HIGH VEGETATION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ELECTRICAL FAILURE
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- INOPERATIVE VOLTAGE REGULATOR RESULTED IN DEAD BATTERY-INOPERATIVE FUEL GAUGE FROM ELECT FAILURE.

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