NTSB Identification: CHI00LA250.
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Accident occurred Friday, August 04, 2000 in MARENGO, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/09/2001
Aircraft: Bell 206B, registration: N7JR
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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The helicopter impacted terrain during a simulated autorotation. The pilot reported that he began the autorotation at a low altitude and low airspeed.

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

the simulated autorotation performed by the pilot at too low an altitude and airspeed.

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