NTSB Identification: ATL84LA138.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23995.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 03, 1984 in WOODBRIDGE, VA
Aircraft: ROBINSON R22A, registration: N8415X
Injuries: 2 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 CFI STATED THAT WHILE HOVERING WITH A PROSPECTIVE STUDENT PILOT USING THE CYCLIC CONTROL, THE STUDENT PUSHED RAPIDLYFORWARD ON THE CYCLIC CONTROL. THE INSTRUCTOR PILOT (CFI) ATTEMPTED TO REGAIN CONTROL BUT THE ACFT STRUCK A TREE AND CRASHED.

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

RELINQUISHING OF CONTROL..INTENTIONAL..DUAL STUDENT

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

EXCESSIVE WORKLOAD (TASK OVERLOAD)..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

INSTRUCTIONS,WRITTEN/VERBAL..NOT FOLLOWED..DUAL STUDENT

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

RELINQUISHING OF CONTROL..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

CYCLIC..IMPROPER USE OF..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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