NTSB Identification: ATL83LA221.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20877.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 08, 1983 in JACKSON, KY
Aircraft: ROBINSON R-22, registration: N90672
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 PILOT REPORTED THAT WHEN HE EXITED THE HELICOPTER FOR THE PURPOSE OF RETRIEVEING A MAP FROM BELOW THE PLT'S SEAT, THE ACFT BEGAN TO LIFT AND MOVE LATERALLY. THE ACFT THEN TIPPED OVER TRAPPING HIS LEG AND HIP BENEATH IT. HE STATED THAT HE HAD NOT FULLY LOWERED THE COLLECTIVE PRIOR TO DEPLANING AND RAISED IT HIGHER WHEN HE LOST HIS BALANCE.

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

COLLECTIVE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT UNATTENDED/ENGINE(S) RUNNING..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ASSISTANCE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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