NTSB Identification: SEA74DYE17
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269C, registration: N8955F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3611  73/9/16    EAGLE LAKE,WASH     HUGHES 269C         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1100                    N8955F              PX-  0  0  2  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  AGE 36, 2451 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            825 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - EAGLE LAKE HELI
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          EAGLE LAKE,WASH            UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  TAKEOFF: RUNNING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
          PILOT-EXCEEDED PERFORMANCE CAPABILITY OF ACFT.
           WEATHER - HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
           WEATHER - SUDDEN WINDSHIFT
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      55
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           90                                                       5
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- DENSITY ALT 5000 FT. NEAR MAX GROSS WT-

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