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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214919
Last updated: 18 November 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R22A
Registration: VH-PYG
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Jandakot Airport (YPJT), Jandakot, WA -   Australia
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:YPJT
Destination airport:YPJT
Investigating agency: BASI
During the test, the examiner warned the student that he was about to simulate an engine failure during taxiing, requiring a landing from a height of two feet. As the examiner closed the throttle gently, the student immediately applied full right pedal. The examiner attempted to reverse the control input with left pedal, but the helicopter struck the ground heavily on the rear of the left skid. This resulted in the bending of the engine mounting frame.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BASI
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

01-Sep-2018 04:38 Pineapple Added

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