NTSB Identification: CHI07CA281.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, August 28, 2007 in St. Clair Rgnl., MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/31/2007
Aircraft: Robinson R-22 Beta, registration: N143SH
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The student pilot overcorrected during a hovering taxi turn and the tail rotor struck the ground. The student pilot then autorotated to a hard landing which collapsed the landing gear.

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

The pilot overcorrected following a loss of control while practicing a hovering turn.

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