Bird strike reported to FAA. Landed without any further incident
Source: NVAC, 28-Aug-12
On Wednesday August 8th, 2012, in response to an open invitation to industry, a group of Night Vision Goggle (NVG) industry professionals convened in Dallas, Texas. Hosted by FlightSafety International, the purpose of the meeting was to develop a council of NVG subject matter experts to provide recommendations on safety, education, standardization, and other issues [...]
Source: FAA, 28-Aug-12
Given the widespread consumer use of portable electronic devices (PEDs), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is forming a government-industry group to study the current PED policies and procedures aircraft operators use to determine when these devices can be used safely during flight. Current FAA regulations require an aircraft operator to determine that radio frequency interference [...]
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Emergency landing after pilot had indication of system malfunction
Shot down by rebels
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Struck low-level power cables on final approach due to the pilot having the sun in his eyes. Helicopter ended on starboard side. 60- year old pilot suffered concussion, head injury and scratches
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#2 engine low oil pressure illuminated and engine lost power in landing phase. Otherwise uneventful landing
Two occupants, substantially damaged