01-May-10 EI-SUB Robinson R44 Moll’s Gap, Ireland

The main rotor blades struck disused electricity cables, just after the helicopter had lifted off from an elevated crest in mountainous terrain.  The Pilot made an immediate controlled landing.  No damage, other than to the main rotor blades, was sustained by the helicopter.  The two occupants were uninjured.

Date:
1 May, 2010
Reg:
EI-SUB
Make:
Robinson
Model:
R44
MSN:
1535
Location:
Moll's Gap, Co. Kerry
Country:
Ireland
Civil / Military:
Civil
Link:
http://www.aaiu.ie/upload/general/13013-REPORT_2011_004-0.PDF

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