NTSB Identification: FTW86LA147.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31004.
Accident occurred Friday, July 25, 1986 in SAND SPRINGS, OK
Aircraft: BELL 206B, registration: N2779R
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 PILOT WAS HOVERING AIRCRAFT AT 3 FEET AND ALLOWED THE AIRCRAFT TO DRIFT TO THE RIGHT. HIGH SKID GEAR WAS INSTALLED ON THE A/C. THE RIGHT SKID MADE CONTACT WITH THE GROUND CAUSING DYNAMIC ROLLOVER. THE STUDENT PILOT HAD A TOTAL OF 44.2 HOURS FLIGHT TIME WITH 1.5 HOURS SOLO AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ROTORCRAFT FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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