NTSB Identification: BFO87LA032.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33157.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 26, 1987 in MANASSAS, VA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1988
Aircraft: ROBINSON R-22B, registration: N2486N
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.

THE STUDENT, UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE INSTRUCTOR, WAS PRACTICING HOVERING; ABOUT 5 FT AGL. THE STU HAD BEEN OVERCONTROLLING THE ACFT AND EACH TIME THE INSTR WOULD TAKE CORRECTIVE ACTION TO STABILIZE THE ACFT. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED WHEN THE STU OVERCONTROLLED THE ACFT AND THE LEFT SKID HIT THE GROUND. THE ACFT ROLLED OVER AFTERWARDS.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..INADEQUATE..DUAL STUDENT

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

CLEARANCE..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)

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..DUAL STUDENT

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

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

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