Accident to the Schweizer 269 registered F-GHOO on 06/06/2021 at Marennes

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Vol d'instruction AD Rochefort (17) - AD Marennes (17).

Lors d'un exercice d'autorotation en instruction, l'élève pilote effectue l'arrondi trop tard. La poutre de queue touche le sol puis l'hélicoptère rebondit avant de retomber 50 m plus loin.

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Training flight Rochefort AD - Marennes AD

During an autorotation exercise, the student pilot performed the flare too late. The tail boom touched the ground and the helicopter bounced before falling 50 m further.