Accession Number : AD0766225

Title :   Army Autorotation Accidents - Fiscal Years 70-72,

Corporate Author : ARMY AEROMEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT RUCKER AL

Personal Author(s) : Kimball, Kent A. ; Harden, Donald F. ; Hofmann, Mark A.

Report Date : AUG 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : The report is a review of autorotation accidents occurring during the fiscal years 1970 through 1972. This work presents information on these accidents and their relation to total rotary wing accidents, accident rates, geographical areas, specific aircraft, costs, fatalities, and injuries. Data delineating the causative factors of these accidents are also presented and discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   *AUTOROTATION, *AVIATION ACCIDENTS, AIRCRAFT, COSTS, AVIATION SAFETY.

Subject Categories : Military Aircraft Operations
      Helicopters

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE