NTSB Identification: OAK74AP015
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269C, registration: N9628F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3942   73/10/2   OAKLAND,CALIF       HUGHES 269C         CR-  2  0  0  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 2039                    N9628F              PX-  0  0  0  POLICE PATROL             AGE 47, 4326 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            1800 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          OAKLAND,CALIF               LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: MAIN ROTOR                      IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLIDED WITH: BUILDING(S)                               LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           ROTORCRAFT - TRANSMISSION ROTOR DRIVE SYSTEM: MAIN ROTOR DRIVE SHAFT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- M/R GR DRIVE SHAFT FAILED. HIT CONDUIT PIPE & PATIO ROOF.CRASHED IN YARD.

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