09-Sep-05 N944U Robinson R44 Jackson, US-Wyoming

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:  the pilot’s failure to maintain aircraft control during initial takeoff climb resulting in an uncontrolled descent and impact with terrain. A contributing factor was the pilot’s encounter in settling with power.

 

 
Date
September 9, 2005
Reg
N944U
Make
Robinson
Model
R44
MSN
10766
Location
Jackson
Country
US-Wyoming
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Upper-Limit-Aviation
Link 1
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20051018X01681&key=1
Link 2
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705370110/After-latest-crash-helicopter-flight-schools-safety-record-scrutinized.html

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