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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189082
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Type:Silhouette image of generic R66 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Robinson R66
Registration: N38SL
MSN: 0269
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Beaumont, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Beaumont, TX
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The owner of the helicopter, who did not hold a pilot certificate, reported that he followed the manufacture checklist and started the helicopter as he awaited the arrival of his pilot. He further reported that as the main rotor reached "idle speed" the helicopter spun to the right and rolled over, which resulted in substantial damage to the main rotor drive shaft and tail boom. The occupant was uninjured. The owner's pilot did not witness the accident and did not authorize the owner's actions.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

05-Aug-2016 11:23 Aerossurance Added

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