NTSB Identification: MIA96LA103.
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Accident occurred Friday, March 22, 1996 in BUNNELL, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/22/1996
Aircraft: Robinson R-22-BETA, registration: N21077
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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After establishing a hover at 3 feet, the student overcontrolled causing the helicopter to drift to the left and descend. The left skid contacted the ground and the helicopter rolled over to the left.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

the flight instructor's failure to properly supervise the dual student and take corrective action before control was lost. Contributing to the accident was the dual student's overcontrol of the helicopter during hover.

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