DEN07WA159
DEN07WA159

On September 8, 2007, at 1410 UTC, a Robinson R-22 Beta, German registration D-HZAK, while in cruise flight executing a level right turn, sustained tail boom and stabilizer failure, departed controlled flight, and impacted onto a highway near Buhl Germany. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The two persons on board the helicopter were fatally injured. The local, personal flight originated at the Karlsruhe-Baden airport.

This investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the German government. Any further information may be obtained from:

German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Investigation
Bundesstelle fur Flugenfallensuchung (BFU)
Herman-Blenk Strasse 16
38108 Braunschweig
Germany

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by, or obtained from, the BFU of Germany.

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