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NTSB Identification: FTW69F0502
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269B, registration: N9489F
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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2440   69/5/1    LUBBOCK,TEX         HUGHES 269B         CR-  0  0  1  INSTRUCTIONAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 24, 1233
        TIME - 1330                    N9489F              PX-  0  0  0  CHECK                     TOTAL HOURS, 41 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - TOWN AND COUNTRY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          LUBBOCK,TEX                 LUBBOCK,TEX                 UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           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 - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR: INADEQUATE TRAINING OF STUDENT
        REMARKS- DEMONSTRATING 180 DEGREE AUTOROTATION TO INSPECTOR ON GROUND.
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