Incident Robinson R22 BETA VH-HTF,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209307
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Date:Friday 12 January 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Robinson R22 BETA
Registration: VH-HTF
MSN: 0574
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Caloundra Airport (YCDR), Caloundra, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:YCDR
Destination airport:YCDR
Investigating agency: BASI
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The student pilot flared too late in a practice autorotational landing and the instructor reacted too slowly to prevent the helicopter from impacting the ground heavily. The helicopter bounced three times, and on the third bounce, the main rotor blades severed the tail boom.

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


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