Robinson R44 II, Raven II, G-ROTG, 24 July 2011

Robinson R44 II, Raven II, G-ROTG


While on a flight to visit friends near Padstow, Cornwall, the pilot unintentionally entered IMC, subsequently lost control of the helicopter and, after a very high rate of descent, crashed. There was a post-impact fire and the pilot was fatally injured.

As a result of the investigation some contaminants, that were not contributory to the accident, were found in the helicopter’s fuel supply, consequently one Safety Recommendation is made.

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Robinson R44 II Raven II G-ROTG 05-12.pdf (2,619.73 kb)

Published 10 December 2014