NTSB Identification: ATL85FA068.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27286.
Accident occurred Thursday, December 27, 1984 in MADISONVILLE, TN
Aircraft: GYROCOPTER B-8M, registration: NONE
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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.

STUDENT PILOT ATTEMPTING FLIGHT IN GYROCOPTER LOSS CONTROL CUSING MAIN ROTOR SYSTEM TO CONTACT THE RUDDER SYSTEM. PILOT WAS NOT QUALIFIED TO CONDUCT THIS FLIGHT. A/C WAS NOT ASSIGNED AN IDENTIFICATION NUMBER.

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

FLT CONTROL SYST,RUDDER CONTROL..OVERLOAD

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

ROTORCRAFT FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..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




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