NTSB Identification: CHI83LA001
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, October 01, 1982 in MT. VERNON, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/01/1983
Aircraft: BENSON GYROCOPTER, registration: N9985F
Injuries: 1 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 GYROCOPTER PILOT STATED THAT HE LANDED THE AIRCRAFT HARD, BOUNCED AND THEN NOSED OVER.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ROTOR RPM..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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