NTSB Identification: DEN84FTM03.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26694.
Accident occurred Friday, September 07, 1984 in LEHI, UT
Aircraft: Rotorway ROTORWAY EXECUTIVE, registration: N5211F
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE STUDENT PLT WAS PRACTICING HOVER TAXIING AT THE ABANDONED ARPT. WHILE TAXIING THE RIGHT SKID HIT A 3 INCH HIGH MOUNDOF DIRT. THE ACFT BOUNCED UP AND ROLLED TO THE LEFT. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO CORRECT USING THE CYCLIC BUT THE ACFT BEGAN TO ROLL FURTHER TO THE LEFT AND RIGHT ABOUT THE LONGITUDINAL AXIS. THE PLT LOWER THE COLLECTIVE, THE ACFT LANDED ON THE LEFT SKID AND ROLLED OVER. THE STUDENT PILOT HAD LOGGED A TOTAL OF 8 HOURS OF FLT TIME.

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

COLLECTIVE..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CYCLIC..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

ALTITUDE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

REMEDIAL ACTION..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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