Heavy field landing after reported engine failure. Little/no damage to tail boom suggests mainly vertical impact, although main blades broken at the rotorhead. Aircraft is registered to James Delullo at an address in the same town as the accident location.
Crashed and burnt out killing both on board, after reportedly hitting the cables of a material cableway. According to a report in the Tyrolean edition of the “Kronen Zeitung”, Peter H. (55) from Tulfes and Richard G. (52) from Hall.
The pilot reported that when he was at 300 feet altitude and half a mile out on approach, the hydraulics to the controls went out and they became very stiff. He elected to continue the approach into the landing zone. During the landing touchdown, the heel of the left skid struck a berm, rocking the… Read more »
Crashed in low level agricultural work after impacting a fence, killing pilot Frank Gomes Jnr. Ground crewmen who worked for the operator had just refilled the fertilizer tank on the helicopter prior to its last departure. When the helicopter did not return for its scheduled rinse load the crewmen drove out to the field to… Read more »
Crahed into roof of barn. Pilot named in news reports as Gary Oleen, aged 71, critically injured. AirCare helicopter attended per this YouTube clip On 05-Jun-14 this became a fatal accident following the pilot’s death from his injuries as reported here
Accident at a field near the Byeskeälven river northwest of Fällfors, Skellefteå, at midday earlier today. The pilot and his passenger both survived the accident, and they were later transported to hospitals in Skellefteå and Umeå. The helicopter, one of the oldest in Sweden, was destroyed in a post-impact fire. Additional reporting from Nordic Rotors
Sheriff Rick Penning says the pilot, 48 year old Timothy Harmer from Boone was not injured as the helicopter he was operating for Vista Helicopter Service of Boone struck a Cornbelt Electric Powerline, which took out his tail-rotor and forced his landing in the cornfield
Kevin C. Rossan, 35, from Troy, Mich., was transported to the Kingâ€™s Daughters Hospital in Madison after his Bell 47 crashed in a field while on spraying operations after the main blades came into contact with the ground.Â Helicopter ended upright, but badly damaged (see photo)
Wire strike during agricultural ops.Â 25 year old pilot Joseph Sailer of Shakopee Minnesota never saw the power line across the corn field.Â Press reported operated by Northland Helicopters but helicopter is registered to Scotts Helicopter Service
The pilot was landing the helicopter on a helicopter cart. He said that the helicopter’s skid got caught on the cart and the helicopter subsequently rolled over. There were no mechanical malfunctions with the helicopter during the flight. The helicopter sustained substantial damage to its tailboom when it rolled.
Helicopter owner Frank Gomes said he had finished spraying the field and had turned the crop duster over to his apprentice for a practice run. “The practice didn’t go all that well today,” Gomes said, declining to comment further.
Pilot Kevin Rossan, 35, works for Scott’s Helicopter Services of LeSeuer, Minn., and was contracted by the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District to spray for mosquitoes.Â Pilot reported engine failure for sudden descent which ended 30-40 feet from the shore of a lake in 12-15 feet of water.