NTSB Identification: IAD73FID22
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269C, registration: N9693F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3264  73/5/16    RICHMOND,VA         HUGHES 269C         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 43, 2284
        TIME - 1000                    N9693F              PX-  0  0  1  PRACTICE                  TOTAL HOURS, 242 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - DOWNTOWN HELIPORT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          RICHMOND,VA                 RICHMOND,VA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: AUTOROTATIVE DESCENT
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SIMULATED CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INTERFERENCE WITH FLIGHT CONTROLS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - BINDING
        REMARKS- DRG FLARE DETECTED BINDING IN COLLECTIVE CTL.MARK FOUND ON PLTS GUN HOLSTER NOT THERE BFR ACDT.

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