NTSB Identification: FTW86LRD07.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30011.
Accident occurred Thursday, February 20, 1986 in LAKE CHARLES, LA
Aircraft: MBB BO-105-CBS, registration: N425EH
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 HELICOPTER WAS SIMULATING A SINGLE ENG LANDING ON AN AREA MARKED TO THE SIZE OF AN OFFSHORE HELIDECK. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN HARD ENOUGH TO ATTRACT THE ATTENTION OF SEVERAL WITNESSES. THE CREW CONTINUED WITH THE TRAINING BUT LATER ON POST FLT EXAM THEY DISCOVERED STRUCTURAL DAMAGE HAD BEEN DONE TO THE STRINGERS AND SKIN NEAR THE LNDG SKID ATTACH POINTS.

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..DUAL STUDENT

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

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,LANDING CAPABILITY..EXCEEDED

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

DESIGN STRESS LIMITS OF AIRCRAFT..EXCEEDED..DUAL STUDENT

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

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


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