NTSB Identification: MIA86LA117.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30964.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 08, 1986 in MIAMI, FL
Aircraft: FAIRCHILD HILLER FH-1100, registration: N428FH
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.

THE STUDENT PLT WAS ON A SUPERVISED SOLO FLT & WAS HOVERING. THE HELICOPTER WAS SEEN TO WOBBLE, ROLL TO THE RIGHT & CRASH TO THE GROUND. THE OWNER OF THE HELICOPTER STATED THAT HE HAD FLOWN THE ACFT JUST PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT & THE ACFT PERFORMED NORMALLY. FLT CHARACTERISTICS OF THE HELICOPTER HAVE BEEN DESCRIBED AS SENSITIVE.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

INADEQUATE TRAINING..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

INADEQUATE TRANSITION/UPGRADE TRAINING..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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