08-Apr-06 N921U Robinson R22B Tooele, US-Utah

On a training flight, the helicopter struck the ground in a level attitude, the front of the left skid caught in the soft uneven ground, and the helicopter rolled left.  The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot’s failure to maintain control of the helicopter during the takeoff initial climb, which resulted in an in-flight collision with the ground. A contributing factor was the gusty wind condition.

Date
April 8, 2006
Reg
N921U
Make
Robinson
Model
R22
MSN
3566
Location
Tooele
Country
US-Utah
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Upper-Limit-Aviation
Link 1
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20060501X00493&key=1

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