NTSB Identification: LAX88LA193.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36369.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 21, 1988 in PASO ROBLES, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/09/1989
Aircraft: ROBINSON R22, registration: N32Y
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.

DURING A LOCAL INTRODUCTORY INSTRUCTIONAL FLIGHT, THE STUDENT LOST CONTROL OF THE HELICOPTER. THE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR WAS UNABLE TO TAKE CONTROL BEFORE THE TAIL ROTOR CONTACTED THE GROUND. THE HELICOPTER COLLIDED WITH THE TERRAIN AND ROLLED OVER.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

SUPERVISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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