NTSB Identification: SEA91LA135.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 44443.
Accident occurred Monday, June 17, 1991 in CORVALLIS, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/13/1993
Aircraft: ROBINSON R-22B, registration: N202PR
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE STUDENT PILOT ATTEMPTED AN UNAUTHORIZED SOLO PRACTICE AUTOROTATION TO A POWER RECOVERY, AND THE TAIL ROTOR STRUCK THE GROUND DURING THE LANDING.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE STUDENT PILOT'S OVERCONFIDENCE IN HIS PERSONAL ABILITY AND INADQUATE REMEDIAL ACTION. CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS HIS DECISION TO ATTEMPT A SOLO AUTOROATION.
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