Thursday, July 6, 2017

Robinson R44, N4164T: Helicopter entered deteriorating weather conditions and became inverted at one point causing the helicopter to be overstressed
















2007 Robinson R44, N4164T, Serial no. 1882

ENGINE – M&M, S/N: Lycoming O-540-F1B, Serial No. L-26857-40E

TOTAL HOURS (estimated TT & TSMO from logbooks or other information):

ENGINE:     1293.9 TT

AIRFRAME:     1293.9

OTHER EQUIPMENT:  Garmin 420, KT76C, KY197A

DESCRIPTION OF ACCIDENT:  The helicopter entered deteriorating weather conditions and became inverted at one point causing the helicopter to be overstressed. 

DESCRIPTION OF DAMAGES:    Inspection confirmed main rotor blades excessively droop and confirmed main rotor mast shows signs of excessive bumping. The upper mast fairing is cracked and the tail rotor bearings are torn. The blades are delaminating and there is possible distortion to the frame.

LOCATION OF AIRCRAFT:   Rio Grande Helicopter, Laredo Airport, Laredo, TX ,  Spencer Morgan,  956-763-2215
                                                     
REMARKS:  Sold AS IS/WHERE IS.

Read more here:  http://www.avclaims.com/N4164T.htm

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