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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