Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Aviation Accident

Quick Launch

NTSB Identification: ATL81FLA02
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269B, registration: N9557F
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
3-0266   81/3/1  NR.VALDOSTA,GA        HUGHES 269B         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 49, 1118
        TIME - 1900                    N9557F              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 4 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - VALDOSTA
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LAKE CITY,FL                ATLANTA,GA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - SUDDEN WINDSHIFT
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  6000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     TAIL WIND 158-202 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           67                                                      220
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           11                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- STARTED SPINNING DRG DOWNWIND TURN.AUTOROTATED TO STOP SPIN.
Full narrative is not available