Pilot decided for an emergency landing. Heavy landing, bounced up into the air and back down on its side. Main rotor mast incl. gear box were separated from fuselage and found 10m from wreckage. All 4 POB safe, left wreckage by themselves and to hospital. One minor hand injury.
Struck rotor blades on landing
Minor damage during external load operations
commercial pilot sustained minor injuries; the helicopter sustained substantial damage to the tail boom from impact forces
Pilot lost control over a forest fire. Helicopter crashed killing pilot Hector Metuaze de la Fuente, Passenger seriously injured. Post crash fire and burnt out
Main blades hit tree during firefighting ops
10-Aug-09 Bell B205 nr Kerman, Iran