NTSB Identification: MIA88LA120.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36006.
Accident occurred Monday, March 07, 1988 in HIALEAH, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/28/1989
Aircraft: ROBINSON R-22, registration: N90669
Injuries: 2 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.

WHILE ATTEMPTING TO LAND IN A FIELD THE PILOT MISJUDGED THE HEIGHT OF THE GRASS. THE FRONT PART OF THE SKIDS BECAME ENTANGLED IN THE 2 FOOT HEIGHT GRASS AND THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER. INSTRUCTION WAS NOT TAKING PLACE, HOWEVER, THE SECOND PILOT HAD 75 HOURS IN MAKE AND MODEL AND WAS CURRENT & QUALIFIED FOR HELICOPTER FLIGHT.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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