More detail on this person: TH-55A observed unusual engine sounds entered nose low attitude and
descended nearly vertical to ground with WOC William R. Craycraft. Witnesses reported hearing
unusual engine sounds and then observed the aircraft to enter a slight nose low attitude and descend
near vertical to ground impact in a wooded area.
Investigation revealed that the engine was not running and the main rotor RPM was 100 or below at the time of ground contact. Reason for engine stoppage remained undetermined.
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