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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214883
Last updated: 30 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R22
Registration: VH-CIU
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Hoxton Park Airport (YHOX), Hoxton Park, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:YHOX
Destination airport:YHOX
Following an hour of dual assessment flying, the instructor authorised the student to perform his first solo flight. As soon as the helicopter was lifted into the hover, it began to move to the right. The right skid contacted the ground, the aircraft rolled to the right and came to rest on its side. Although he had been briefed on the different handling characteristics of the aircraft when only one person was on board, the student had evidently not anticipated the degree of change which would occur.


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31-Aug-2018 08:49 Pineapple Added

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