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Narrative:Aircraft was on a test flight. Aircraft experienced engine failure after pilot selected wrong control and pulled the fuel shut-off valve instead of the gun safety switch. Aircraft was written-off but both crew are reported to have walked away from this accident with minor injuries.
|Owner/operator:||Hughes Tool Co|
|C/n / msn:|| 33-0003|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Camp Pendleton, Twentynine Palms, CA -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
Civi registration N9697F cancelled by the FAA on 13-08-1964
1. The loss of this aircraft is confirmed in the circumstances outlined above in a US Army report on the reliability and maintainability of US Army helicopters, document AD-A014 470.
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=9697F
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