Accident: Robinson R22Beta, EI-CFX, Weston Aerodrome Co Kildare, 11 April 2001: Report No 2001-009

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A student pilot under instruction flared the helicopter excessively, causing total airspeed loss and the aircraft to sink vertically. Aircraft landed heavily, Both pilots exited the aircraft.  There were no injuries sustained. Subsequent examination of the helicopter showed that the tail boom had been struck and severed by the main rotor.



Occurrence Date: April 11, 2001
Report Date: July 18, 2001
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