UK AAIB Bulletin – February 2021

UK AAIB Bulletin – February 2021 11 Feb, 21, Source: AAIB

The monthly bulletin from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch has been released. This month’s issue does not refer to any helicopters in the main section, but under “AAIB Record-only investigations reviewed: November – December 2020” is this

11 Sep 2020 Robinson R44 G-CDUE Peterborough Business Airport, Cambridgeshire The helicopter was caught by a gust of wind as the pilot lifted into a low hover, which resulted in a rapid yaw to the right. As the pilot attempted to control the yaw, the tail rotor struck the ground. The tail rotor and boom detached.

 

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