NTSB Identification: NYC86LA233.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33305.
Accident occurred Tuesday, September 09, 1986 in STERLING, MA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: ROBINSON R22, registration: N9033B
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.

ON A STUDENT PILOT'S THIRD SOLO SUPERVISED FLIGHT, THE PILOT PLACED THE THROTTLE IN DETENT, BECAME CONFUSED, AND AUTOROTATED INTO TREES.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND


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