NTSB Identification: ATL84LA046.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22871.
Accident occurred Friday, November 18, 1983 in MIDDLE RIVER, MD
Aircraft: BELL 47-G, registration: N64816
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.
WHILE PRACTICING HOVERING ABOUT 2 FT AGL THE STUDENT ALLOWED THE HELICOPER TO START DRIFTING AFT & RIGHT. THE RIGHT SKID HEEL CONTACTED THE GROUND & THE HELICOPTER ROLL ONTO ITS RIGHT SIDE.
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:SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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