NTSB Identification: NYC86LA220.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32986.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 21, 1986 in ROCHESTER, NH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: ROBINSON R-22, registration: N2276X
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PILOT MADE A STEEP DESCENT AND LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND WHILE STILL TURNING CAUSING THE HELICOPTER TO ROLL OVER.

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

DESCENT..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TOTAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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