Incident Robinson R-22 Beta G-OVNR,
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Date:Thursday 6 January 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Robinson R-22 Beta
Owner/operator:HQ Aviation Ltd
Registration: G-OVNR
MSN: 1634
Year of manufacture:1990
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Denham Aerodrome, Denham, Uxbridge, Middlesex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Denham Airport (EGLD)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Robinson R-22 Beta G-OVNR: Substantially damaged 6 January 2022 when taking off on a training sortie from Denham Aerodrome, Denham, Uxbridge, Middlesex. The incident was the subject of an AAIB Correspondence-only report, and the following is the summary from that report:

"Excessive yaw developed while lifting on the student’s second solo flight. The helicopter was substantially damaged when the main rotors made contact with the tail boom".

Robinson R-22 Beta G-OVNR was first UK registered on 24 December 1990, and, at the time of the above incident, was with its 14th owner from new.


1. AAIB Correspondence-only report dated 9 June 2022:

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
26 May 1991 G-OVNR Davron Aviation 0 Harrietsham, North Downs, 7 miles east of Maidstone, Kent sub


G-OVNR Robinson R22 at Wellesbourne Mountford, Warwickshire, 8/2/20: G-OVNR G-OVNR G-OVNR Robinson R22 Beta Aero Expo, Wycombe Air Park 15/6/2019

Revision history:

10-Jun-2022 19:38 Dr. John Smith Added

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