29-Apr-12 N406EM Eurocopter AS350B2 Hugo, US-Oklahoma

Annual check ride with NVGs in EMS helicopter.  After a satisfactory slope landing, the PIC repositioned the helicopter to a flat area and performed a hovering autorotation,
which  resulted  in  a  hard  landing.  After the flight, during a post-flight examination,  substantial  damage  was  discovered  to the tail boom and the aft portion of the fuselage

Date:
29 April, 2012
Reg:
N406EM
Make:
Eurocopter
Model:
AS350
MSN:
9042
Location:
Hugo
Country:
US-Oklahoma
Civil / Military:
Civil
Link:
http://helicoptersafety.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/29-apr-12-n406em-eurocopter-as350b2.html
Link:
http://dms.ntsb.gov/aviation/AccidentReports/cwggtmj01qymzd45zh1yiibr1/B02232013120000.pdf

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