Seven fatal helicopter accidents in first nine days of March 2013

Seven fatal helicopter accidents in first nine days of March 2013 11 Mar, 13, Source: HeliHub.com
March 2013 has not started off well from the point of view of accident statistics, with seven fatal accidents in the first nine days.  HeliHub.com carries extensive coverage of helicopter safety data and has included the following in recent reports

These include a military training accident, a military staff member falling from a helicopter during a celebration of the World Civil Defence Day and a wire strike.  Three of the seven involved the helicopter falling into water, including one which broke through the ice covering a lake.

Jeremy Parkin – HeliHub.com

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