NTSB Identification: FTW83LA106.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21808.
Accident occurred Monday, February 07, 1983 in STILLWATER, OK
Aircraft: ROBINSON R22, registration: N90763
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.

A SIMULATED AUTOROTATIONAL LANDING WAS INITIATED AT ABOUT 450 FT AGL. DURING THE APPROACH, A 90 DEG ARC WAS FLOWN TOWARD AN OPEN FIELD. A FLARE WAS BEGUN WITH A POWER RECOVERY AT ABOUT 40 FT AGL WHEN A WIRE WAS OBSERVED IN THE FLIGHT PATH. BY THIS TIME, THE AIRCREW WERE UNABLE TO AVOID THE WIRE. AFTER HITTING THE WIRE, THE HELICOPTER LANDED IN THE FIELD & CAME TO REST ON ITS LEFT SIDE.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..DUAL STUDENT

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

AUTOROTATION..SIMULATED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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