Accident: Robinson R44, EI-SUB, Moll's Gap Co. Kerry, 1 May 2010: Report No 2011-004

Synopsis

The main rotor blades struck disused electricity cables, just after the helicopter had lifted off from an elevated crest in mountainous terrain.  The Pilot made an immediate controlled landing.  No damage, other than to the main rotor blades, was sustained by the helicopter.  The two occupants were uninjured.

Occurrence Date: 
Saturday, 1 May, 2010
Report Date: 
Wednesday, 16 February, 2011