Aviation safety investigations & reports

Total power loss involving a Hughes Helicopters 369HS, VH-BBJ, KING GEORGE SOUND, WA on 31 May 1977

Investigation number:
197705691
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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INSUF FUEL RESV-FLT WITH DOORS OPEN-LADDER ACROSS REAR SEAT-FCD TO FLY BELOW SAFE AUTROTATE SPEED
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General details
Date: 31 May 1977   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 10:06 ESuT    
State: Western Australia    
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Serious  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Hughes Helicopters  
Aircraft model 369HS  
Aircraft registration VH-BBJ  
Sector Helicopter  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point ALBANY  
Destination BREAKSEA ISLAND