NTSB Identification: CHI83LA193.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25660.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 27, 1983 in SCHAUMBURG, IL
Aircraft: ENSTROM F-28A, registration: N519H
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 RATED STUDENT WAS ON AN INSTRUCTIONAL FLT TO BECOME A HELICOPTER INSTRUCTOR PLT. DURING AN AUTOROTATIVE LANDING IN A FARMER'S FIELD, THE HELICOPTER LANDED HARD & THE MAIN ROTOR HIT THE TAIL CONE.

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..DUAL STUDENT

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..DUAL STUDENT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..SIMULATED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

AUTOROTATION..PERFORMED..DUAL STUDENT

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