Accident: Robinson R44 RAVEN (11), G-OSJL, Near Maynooth, Co Kildare, 15 July 2007: Report No 2007-022




Following an approach to land and hover, an un-intentional rearward movement caused the tail rotor guard to strike the ground.  The helicopter landed back on, but as a result of the impact, the tail rotor and vertical fin sheared off. There were no injuries.

Occurrence Date: 
Sunday, 15 July, 2007
Report Date: 
Thursday, 27 September, 2007