23-Jun-15 VH-RBT Robinson R22 Boyup Brook, Australia

After lift-off, about 30 ft above the ground the pilot reported that the canopy became shrouded in condensation. With a loss of visual reference, the pilot attempted to manoeuvre the helicopter to an area suitable for landing. During the attempt to land, the helicopter struck the ground and rolled on its side. The passenger has minor injuries and the helicopter was substantially damaged.

Date
June 23, 2015
Reg
VH-RBT
Make
Robinson
Model
R22
MSN
1980
Location
Longridge Farm - 11km W of Boyup Brook, WA
Country
Australia
CivilMilitary
Military
Link 1
https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2015/aair/ao-2015-064.aspx

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