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Tutor ‘let trainee fly helicopter too low before crash’

Tutor ‘let trainee fly helicopter too low before crash’

A HELICOPTER instructor allowed a student to fly too low which ultimately caused the aircraft to crash into power lines before plummeting to the ground in a crash which killed both men, a report into the double tragedy has found.

Source: Irish Independent, 06-Aug-10

Lawsuit over fatal May 2004 helicopter crash ends

Accident aircraft was Hughes 269A N115ES – NTSB report here

Source: WRAL, 08-Feb-10