NTSB Identification: NYC86LA239.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32989.
Accident occurred Monday, September 22, 1986 in E.CONWAY, NH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: HILLER UH12C, registration: N73876
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.

PILOT LOST CONTROL OF THE HELICOPTER WHILE AT HOVER THEN DECIDED TO LAND. HOWEVER THE PILOT SET THE AIRCRAFT DOWN HARD. THE MAIN ROTOR BLADE SEVERED THE TAIL.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER CLIMB RATE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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