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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201833
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:05-JAN-1999
Time:16:04
Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R22
Owner/operator:Hillsboro Aviation
Registration: N605HA
C/n / msn: 0439
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Hillsboro, OR -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:HIO
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot stated that he was practicing set downs (landings) on the compass rose and that the last set down was 'a little hard, but not too hard.' He then stated that the helicopter momentarily become airborne and then collided with the ground. The tail rotor struck the ground first, followed by the main skids. No evidence was found to indicate a mechanical failure or malfunction.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain aircraft control.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001204X00115&key=1


Revision history:

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