NTSB Identification: SEA87LA054.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32193.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 08, 1987 in BRINNON, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/21/1988
Aircraft: ROBINSON R22, registration: N9076Y
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.

WHEN PSGR BECAME NAUSEOUS IN FLT, PLT ATTEMPTED DOWNWIND LNDG ONTO PINNACLE IN ROUGH TERRAIN. ACFT CONTACTED SLOPE SHORT OF INTENDED POINT OF LNDG, MAIN ROTOR FLEXED DOWNWARD, SEVERING TAIL BOOM.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..UPHILL


Contributing Factors

TOTAL..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

PRESSURE INDUCED BY OTHERS..OTHER PERSON

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