Accident: Robinson R22, EI-JWM, Glenbeigh Strand Kerry, 9 Apr 2002: Report No 2002-005

SYNOPSIS

While carrying out an instructional practice approach and landing onto a beach, the helicopter impacted the ground heavily causing extensive damage to the tail-boom, tail rotor and main rotor blades. There were no injuries.

Occurrence Date: 
Tuesday, 9 April, 2002
Report Date: 
Monday, 15 July, 2002