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16-Oct-15 ZS-HII Guimbal G2 Mossel Bay, South Africa

Pilot had completed a 360° turn to the right and was commencing with the same exercise to the left, approximately 90° through the turn the skid gear impacted with the ground, the helicopter continue to rotate to the left and tail rotor stinger and lower fenestron fin assembly impacted with the ground, which had caused… Read more »

16-Oct-15

12-Sep-15 ZK-ICS Guimbal G2 Rolleston, New Zealand

Landing accident and helicopter ended up on its side.  Note that from the two links provided, the TVNZ link shows the helicopter at the accident location and The Press link shows it after being removed from there to a grassy area for recovery away from the site

12-Sep-15

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08-Sep-15 SP-NHE Guimbal G2 Sielicach, Poland

Practising autorotation when it hit the ground tail first at very low rotor RPM and one blade struck the tail boom. The helicopter came to rest on its skids and there were no injuries to the instructor or student.  BEA data refers to ” A broken cam of the throttle was found.”  That report also… Read more »

08-Sep-15

11-Jun-15 HB-ZOA Guimbal G2 Cabri Gruyère, Switzerland

During autorotation practice,  the main rotor blades contacted the tail boom after the helicopter bounced off the ground in a heavy landing

11-Jun-15

12-Mar-15 F-HOLA Guimbal G2 Plateau de Matheysine, France

The instructor explained that during a go-around after practice approach altitude on a field, the helicopter suddenly made several turns to the left around the yaw axis.  He managed to land in a snowy field at about 5400 ft.

12-Mar-15

18-Oct-14 D-HAVG Guimbal Cabri Egelsbach, Germany

Main transmission belt came loose, causing engine to lose power.  Emergency landing completed successfully but uneven ground caused temporary instability which led to one main blade contacting and cutting tail boom.

18-Oct-14

04-Feb-14 D-HAIG Guimbal Cabri Langenfeld, Germany

Helicopter on pipeline patrol fell onto its side on take off after reportedly spinning

04-Feb-14

01-Feb-14 D-HAVC Guimbal G2 Augsberg, Germany

In a low hover on a training flight and the helicopter began to spin uncontrollably.  Helicopter hit the ground tail first and broke the tail boom

01-Feb-14

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03-Oct-13 ZK-HCS Guimbal Cabri Swannanoa, New Zealand

While practicing pedal jams, during third exercise, nose yawed past centre and then got away from the student in control. The helicopter yawed left and rotated two times during which the engine went silent. Instructor took control and settled the helicopter in a hard landing from approximately 8ft. The helicopter’s tail struck ground and then… Read more »

03-Oct-13

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13-Jul-13 HB-ZLJ Guimbal Cabri Wichtrach, Switzerland

Emergency autorotation landing in cornfield.  Photo suggests minimal or no damage.

13-Jul-13

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06-Jul-13 F-HBEA Guimbal G2 Cabri Fleurac, France

HeliHub.com have been given the following statement on 10 July by the manufacturer:- “We at Helicopteres Guimbal are of course much worried that a recent accident involved a Cabri. We are even more frustrated to learn the distorted reports that appeared in the press. The following is what we know from our point and from… Read more »

06-Jul-13

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25-Oct-12 VH-CDU Guimbal Cabri G2 Bankstown, Australia

Hard landing on training flight.  Badly damaged

25-Oct-12

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13-Apr-12 VH-ZZT Guimbal Cabri Camden, Australia

During jammed pedal recovery practice, the helicopter collided with the ground and rolled over. One crew member sustained minor injuries and the helicopter was substantially damaged.

13-Apr-12

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06-Feb-12 SE-JNE Guimbal Cabri G2 Hjallsta, Sweden

Precautionary landing due to engine vibration

06-Feb-12

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26-Oct-11 G-UIMB Guimbal Cabri G2 Kemble, UK

The damage to the helicopter is limited to the tail and landing gear structure. The rotor blades and the transmission suffered no damage from the hard landing at a high rate of yaw.

26-Oct-11

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31-Jul-11 PH-WTW Guimbal Cabri Lelystad, Netherlands

Main blade struck tail boom in practice autorotation.  See first link for summary from manufacturer

31-Jul-11

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19-Apr-10 D-HETA Guimbal Cabri G2 Sollingen, Germany

19-Apr-10

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