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Landing accident - ended up in trees adjacent to the heliport. Helicopter believed to be on sightseeing tour. Five people injured Cláudio Cobo Fernandes, Marcos Estaca da Silva Nunes, Disney da Silva Ribeiro Lopes Júnior, along with pilot Ricardo de Resende Herter and co-pilot Murilo Cesar da Silva Saibro.
Five hospitalised after police helicopter crashed on training flight. Landed upright with significant vertical forces. Helicopter was executing a series of low orbit firing passes when the main rotor blades struck treetops and it spiraled into the ground.
When on finals, pilot noticed master caution light illuminated, and an indication of low oil pressure in engine No.2. Shut down immediately, got out and noticed fire from the exhaust - used extinguisher to quell the fire but was not fully successful. N2 turbine had got jammed.
Crashed into the sea while trying to rescue a swimmer - helicopter had approached to a low hover and then appears to suddenly lose height into the water (see YouTube video)
Flight aimed at demonstrating a landing with hydraulic failure. With the hydraulic control was disconnected, the pilot made the approach to the runway, and attempted to make a vertical landing (zero speed with the helicopter hovering). With the aircraft hovering, the pilot lost control of the helicopter, and the tail boom hit the ground. The aircraft impacted the ground uncontrolled, and sustained serious damage.. Pilot named as Almir Carlos Bezerra and copilot as Osvaldo
Heavy landing and ended up colliding with firefighting equipment that was in the area. The helicopter sustained serious damage to its tail rotor, to the right hand side baggage compartment, and to both landing skids.
Pilot named as Múcio Pereira Júnior, 31. Passengers were Rafael Cavalcanti and Alan Magalhães Souza, both 29. Level of damage not apparent from reports, which confirm it crashed in a forested area
Training accident, lost control during ground taxi in gusty conditions up to 22 knots of wind. Helicopter landed and turned over onto its starboard side. Student pilot Maycon Nogaroli, 35, was not injured. Instructor Samir Nagib Murr, 32, was hospitalized with head injuries.
Came down suddenly short of intended landing point while on approach on a training flight. Student Edvaldo Francisco dos Santos (a Major in the Military Police), 46, suffered a fractured spine, and flight instructor John Bosco da Cunha, 62, a fractured right tibia.
Emergency landing made in forest area, helicopter ended up on its side heavily damaged. Wedding flight - groom Danilo Everson dos Santos Rosa and the bride's mother Maria de Lourdes Rosa, 49, were the passengers. Pilot was Rodrigo Batista Lemos, age 32. All three to hospital
Crashed near the beach at Porto Seguro, reportedly due to pilot Ruan Oliveira Santana, 31, losing control in heavy winds. Pilot and five passengers all got out OK - named as RogÃ©rio Andrade, 47, RaÃssa Aguiar, 19, and three children. Photos here
8 Killed when AW119 crashed while en route from the reconstruction of an April 2012 massacre at Dover and was returning to the state capital of Goiana. The Civil Police confirmed the names of the eight occupants of the aircraft. They are: the Police crew Jorge Moreira, Antonio Goncalves, Osvalmir Carrasco, Vinicius da Silva, Bruno Carneiro and Marcel Fabiano and the suspect of the massacre, Ali Ahmad Souza. No one survived
Helicopter landed due to excessive vibration, which continued as ground resonance which shook the aircraft to bits (see YouTube video) 4POB all got out safely - the commander, the second pilot, a doctor and a nurse
Helicopter clipped powerlines while flying at low level over a crowd of around 2,000 at a Christmas event. The 4POB suffered slight injuries and it is miraculous that no-one on the ground was killed. Check the YouTube videos here and here.
Law enforcement helicopterin non-emergency situation made urban area landing too close to buildings and downwash caused damage
Helicopter took off from Santos Dumont airport at about 20h on Saturday and fell about 30 minutes later, in the middle of the Tijuca Forest killing both occupants. A local resident said there was much fog on the site at the time. Pilot named as Erick Ramiro Freitas, 25, son of Elzo Padilha Freitas, owner of Nat Aero Taxi. Passenger Adamastor Sobrosa Filho, age 54.
IMC prevailed in the area at the time of the accident and a VFR flight plan was filed for the flight from Campo dos Amarais Airport (SDAM), Campinas, Brazil, to Angra dos Reis, State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil. All three occupants killed.
Helicopter had taken off from offshore installation P-65 (operated by Petrobras) and ditched in the Atlantic en route to its base at Macae. Casualties named as - pilot Rommel Garcia Oliveira, co-pilot Haytzann Lauro Pinto and passengers Ricardo Leal de Oliveira and JoÃ£o Carlos Pereira da Silva
Three occupants killed, believed to be owner Gilberto Menel, director of the Textile knitting Nanet, plus company employee Erico Melchioreto,and pilot Alvaro Junior Pisetta. Helicopter crashed into a forest. Access to site difficult
Crashed into the sea 300-500m offshore. Wreckage washed up on beach. Fatalities named as pilot Marcelo de Almeida and passengers Mariana Noleto, Gabriel Kfuri Gouveia (aged 2), Luca Kfuri de MagalhÃ£es Lins (aged 3), Norma Batista de AssunÃ§Ã£o (aged 49, the children's nanny), Jordana Kfuri Cavandish, and Fernanda Kfuri
Reported as mechanical failure by the general media
The pilot of the Air Operations Center (Nuopa) of the Traffic Department would identify a mechanical problem and made an impromptu landing on the ground. The trio ended up injured when the aircraft crashed into the ground.
Thge television station AS350B2 - known as "Globocop" - was hit by three rifle shots at about 7:30 am. The reporter Karina Borges, the system operator and the pilot Roberto Mello Kings Antonio Ramos was not injured. one of the bullets hit the floor, the second, the central region, and the third, the tail of the aircraft
Emergency landing made on edge of river after suspected mechanical problems. Two occupants uninjured
Forced landing in Avenida Tiradentes, heavy enough for skids to splay out. Helicopter remained upright. helicopter was operating for Radio Eldorado, and neither occupant was injured - pilot reported as Andrew Smith, and reporter Flavio Perez
Training accident, ended up on starboard side