NTSB Identification: ATL83LA094.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20339.
Accident occurred Monday, January 31, 1983 in DYERSBURG, TN
Aircraft: ROBINSON R-22, registration: N9069N
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.

THE HELICOPTER CRASHED SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF ON A SOLO TRAINING FLIGHT. THE WEATHER WAS VMC AND NO FLIGHT PLAN WAS FILED. THE PILOT WAS UNINJURED. THE PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AT LIFTOFF AND STARTED DRIFTING TOWARD PARKED ACFT. HE ATTEMPTED TO GO OVER THEM BUT IN DOING SO THE RPM DECAYED TO A POINT AT WHICH FLIGHT BECAME IMPOSSIBLE. THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE TERRAIN IN AN UNCONTROLLED DESCENT.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ROTOR RPM..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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