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N2341J accident description

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Crash location 44.191666°N, 120.975000°W
Reported location is a long distance from the NTSB's reported nearest city. This often means that the location has a typo, or is incorrect.
Nearest city Bend, OR
44.058173°N, 121.315310°W
19.2 miles away
Tail number N2341J
Accident date 21 Sep 2007
Aircraft type Robinson R-22 Beta
Additional details: None
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NTSB Factual Report

The commercial pilot stated he was demonstrating a pinnacle approach and landing to a Designated Pilot Examiner during a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) check ride. He stated the "Angle of approach was too great and too much collective was given which led to a rotor stall." The helicopter subsequently collided with terrain and rolled over resulting in substantial damage.

NTSB Probable Cause

Proper descent rate not obtained/maintained during a pinnacle approach.

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