NTSB Identification: SEA89LA018.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37463.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 12, 1988 in PORT GAMBLE, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/11/1989
Aircraft: ROBINSON R-22, registration: N2460P
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.

FOREIGN NATIONAL PILOT WAS OBTAINING HELICOPTER INSTRUCTION. ON SOLO FLT TO PRACTICE LNDGS IN UNIMPROVED TERRAIN, TOUCHED DOWN ON STUMP WITH ONE SKID AND ROLLED OVER. PLT CITED TEMPORARY PWR LOSS DURING APPROACH. INVESTIGATION FOUND NO ENGINE MALFUNCTION.

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..SIMULATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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