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Last updated: 16 November 2019
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Date:29-FEB-1988
Time:16:23
Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R22 Beta
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: G-BNBT
C/n / msn: 0601
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Redhill Aerodrome, Redhill, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Redhill Aerodrome, Redhill, Surrey (EGKR)
Destination airport:Redhill Aerodrome, Redhill, Surrey (EGKR)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED 29/02/1988. RIGHT HAND SKID STRUCK METAL SPOT MARKER. AIRCRAFT ROLLED ONTO SIDE. NO INJURIES TO THE 2 PERSONS ON BOARD.

DURING PRACTICE AUTO-ROTATIVE LANDING, RIGHT SKID FOULED RAISED EDGES OF METAL RUNWAY MARKER. SKID BROKE OFF AND HELICOPTER ROLLED ONTO ITS RIGHT SIDE.

CAA CLOSURE: OPERATOR HAS DISCONTINUED PRACTICE AUTO-ROTATIONS TOWARDS MARKER SPOTS AND WILL REPLACE METAL MARKERS WITH SUNKEN CEMENT OR CHALK MARKS.

REGISTRATION G-BNBT CANCELLED BY THE CAA ON 27/11/1989. REPORTED SOLD TO FRANCE AND REBUILT AS F-GILS [RE-REGISTERED AS SUCH 07/12/1989]

Sources:

1. AAIB: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5422f3b040f0b613460004e1/Robinson_R22_Beta__G-BNBT__05-88.pdf
2. CAA: https://siteapps.caa.co.uk/g-info/rk=BNBT
3. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=14550
4. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1059091/
5. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/r22_0501-1000_29.html

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Images:

Photo of G-BNBT courtesy AirHistory.net


Cranfield (EGTC)
September 1987; (c) Malcolm Clarke

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Mar-2015 17:52 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Sep-2016 14:28 Dr.John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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