Accident: Robinson R22 Beta II, EI-EAS, Hazelwood, Sligo, 27 Jun 2011:Report No 2011-015



While conducting an air taxiing-hover manoeuvre, the helicopter suddenly descended, the right landing skid made contact with the ground and subsequently rolled over onto its right side. The helicopter was extensively damaged. The Pilot suffered a minor wrist injury. There was no fire.

Occurrence Date: 
Monday, 27 June, 2011
Report Date: 
Wednesday, 28 September, 2011