US military aircraft during ongoing South Korea-US joint military exercises. All occupants safe – reports currently vary between 12 and 21 occupants. Aircraft completely destroyed in impact before fire set in.
Precautionary landing due to engine problem en route Bucaramanga to Yopal
Helicopter went down during rain storm
Precautionary landing today at Terra Nova Park in Chula Vista. No one was injured as a result of the landing and there was no damage to the aircraft.
Crashed and exploded (possibly due to a mine) while engaged with FARC guerrillas
Main rotor blade struck an airport hangar while taxing.
Emergency landing into trees. Three injuries reported
Heavy landing, all 4 POB hospitalized, post crash fire, live ammunition on board
Controlled flight into terrain in poor visibility. All 17 aboard killed
Helicopter grounded at Rockwell Collins facility after reported wiring issue that caused hydraulic problems.
Hit wires on take-off. 1 killed, 8 injured
Force landing in corn field. No apparent damage.
Helicopter crashed during a firefight with insurgents in a remote area of southern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing seven Americans and four Afghans
UH=-60 of Turkey’s paramilitary police crashed in Kurdish border region killing 4. A further 8 survived (other reports differ on number of survivors). One reported said it lost power while landing
Emergency landing made shortly after take-off
Precautionary landing due to an engine fault
A Black Hawk helicopter crashed Thursday in southern Afghanistan, killing all four POB. Weather was apparently a factor. Fatalities named as Chief Warrant Officer 2 Nicholas Johnson, 27, San Diego; Spc. Dean Shaffer, 23, Pekin, Ill.; Chief Warrant Officer 2 Don Viray, 25, Waipahu, Hawaii; and Spc. Chris Workman, 33, Boise, Idaho.
Crashed into the water after main blades struck the side of destroyer Matsuyuki. 6 rescued, 1 fatal – named as 37-year-old captain, Lt. Cmdr. Masahiko Miyanaga.
Turkish military MI-17 crashed in a suburb of Kabul killing 16 – reports suggest 12 in the helicopter, 4 on the ground (two women, two children). The names of the soldiers are as follows: Maj. Mithat Ã‡olak, Maj. ÅžÃ¼krÃ¼ BaÄŸdatlÄ±, Maj. Serkan DoÄŸan, Maj. Ä°smail Cem YakÄ±nlar, Cpt. Adil ErdoÄŸan, Commanding Sgt. Maj. Salih HelvacÄ±, [...]
All five members of a Navy helicopter crew are reported to be unhurt after crashing during a training mission on the edge of the Sierra Nevada.
Extensively damaged in accident after the helicopter refueled, said Army aviation division commander Gen. Javier Rey, adding that the aircraft had problems “with a crosswind” that forced it to the ground. All nine occupants survived
We are receiving initial reports of a Black Hawk making an emergency landing in Headen Park on the northern outskirts of Sydney. It was en route to Newcastle when a warning light came on. No damage, no injuries
Crashed from 20-25 ft on climb out, heavy landing with wheels broken off and fuselage impacting ground
Black Hawk involved in rescuing bodies from the crash of a UH-1 three days previously; 9 killed (Maj-Gen Tawan Ruangsri, the 9th Infantry Division chief and commander of the Surasee Task Force, 1st pilot Maj Prapan Jiamsoongnoen, 2nd pilot Maj Chuphan Polwan, senior flight mechanic Sgt-Maj Somkid Wongtoksaeng, 2nd mechanic Sgt Aram Wongsing, Capt Jate [...]
Precautionary landing after problem with one engine
Emergency landing after smoke in cockpit.
One US Army helicopter crashed during the 40 minute US navy seal operation to kill or capture Osama bin Laden. No one was hurt. Local reports quote the time as “late on Sunday night”. Three other helicopters involved in this operation. Some reports say it crashed after being shot at from the ground
Emergency landing, mechanics called
The helicopter’s tail rotor accidentally touched the runway during a practice run, damaging it and causing the craft to make a hard landing
Emergency landing made in school field after warning light illuminated. No damage. Crew turned situation into educational opportunity for the school children.
Warning light led to emergency landing in snowy field. No indication of any damage or injuries
An Army Black Hawk helicopter from the 5th Aviation Regiment, based at Townsville, Queensland, conducted an emergency landing near Yass
Flew into an electric cable during a training flight; The Black Hawk was slightly damaged and no one on board was injured
The Blackhawk was conducting a routine training flight when one of the two engines experienced a mechanical problem.
The three fatalities were aircraft commander Lt. Sean D. Krueger, 33, of Waterboro, Maine; Aviation Maintenance Technician, First Class Adam C. Hoke, 40, of Great Falls, Mont.; and Aviation Maintenance Technician, Second Class Brett M. Banks, 33, Green River, Wyo. The helicopter’s co-pilot, Lt. Lance D. Leone, 29, of Ventura, Calif., survived. See also later [...]
Privates Tim Aplin, Ben Chuck and Scott Palmer from the Special Operations Task Group were killed and seven injured when a coalition helicopter crashed. A NATO soldier also lost his life in the incident which occurred at 3.39am Afghanistan time. Initial reports quoted location as “Northern Kandahar” and later reports as “Uruzgan Province”
Local press reports seem undecided whether there were 3 or 4 or 5 fatalities
4 fatalities in the accident, 5th died later as a result of injuries (report)
19-Aug-09 Sikorsky UH-60 Mount Massive, Leadville, US-Colorado
27-Jul-09 Sikorsky UH-60 Huntsville, US-Alabama
26-Mar-09 Sikorsky UH-60 Monarch Pass, US-Colorado
9-Feb-09 Sikorsky UH-60 Dili Airport, East TImor
16-Jan-09 Sikorsky UH-60 north of Kabul, Afghanistan
12-Jan-09 91-26321 Sikorsaky UH-60 Texas A&M College Station, US-Texas