Accident: Schweizer 269C, EI-LRS, Lisacul Co. Roscommon, 3 May 2002: Report No 2004-002


The helicopter was hovering after take-off when it swung uncontrollably to the left. The skids made ground contact and the helicopter toppled. The Investigation concluded that the clutch cable had separated, resulting in a loss of transmitted engine power. 

Occurrence Date: 
Friday, 3 May, 2002
Report Date: 
Friday, 23 January, 2004