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09-Nov-17 N500DC MD Helicopters 500D York, US-Pennsylvania

Precautionary field landing, per FAA report

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20-Aug-17 N9526 Bell 47G2A St Marys, US-Pennsylvania

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.

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17-Jun-14 N152CC Schweizer 300CBi Allentown, US-Pennsylvania

Substantially damaged, injuring female pilot.  High vertical force impact, remained on skids

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12-Feb-14 Eurocopter EC145 Pittston, US-Pennsylvania

Emergency landing at airport with patient on board.  Second helicopter came to take patient on to destination.  Unstated technical issue, needed engineer.  Operator Geisinger has six EC145s and one BK117

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29-Jan-14 Boeing AH-64 Richland, US-Pennsylvania

Helicopter calling emergency with one engine shut down and 2 POB.  Cambria County Airport area.  Safe night landing

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27-Sep-13 N631DP Enstrom F28C Bloomsburg, US-Pennsylvania (1F)

69-year old pilot Carl Enlow had stopped flying tours at a fair for a refuel and to allow a relief pilot to take over.  Enlow went back to speak to the pilot who relieved him when his hat blew off his head and he was struck by the rotor when he reached for it.

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27-Jul-13 N646AG Robinson R66 Tunkhannock, US-Pennsylvania (5F)

En route from Lehighton PA to Endecott NY with five aboard was en route when it disappeared from radar during conditions of severe thunderstorms and heavy fog. The last communication to ATC was a report around 10 pm Saturday that he was “losing altitude and would try to return to a nearby airfield.”.  Wreckage was located at 1:50 p.m. next day in a heavily wooded area. There was no fire, and no witness.

The Wyoming County Coroner’s Office identified the victims as: Bernard Michael Kelly, 58, of Ellicott City, Md.; his daughter, Leanna Mee Kelly, 27, of Savage, Md.; David Ernest Jenny Jr., 31, of Towson, Md (Pilot).; Carl Robert Woodland, 29, of Lovettsville, Va.; and his son, Noah Robert McKain Woodland, 3, of Leesburg, Va.

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26-Jul-13 N441BJ Robinson R44 Harrisburg, US-Pennsylvania

Force landing

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14-Feb-13 Eurocopter EC145 Danville, US-Pennsylvania

EMS EC145 clipped crane on hospital it was operating out of

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30-Jan-13 N153P Bell 206L3 LaTrobe, US-Pennsylvania

Helicopter blown onto its side by high winds

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17-Oct-12 C-FXGM Eurocopter AS355F2 Tinicum Township, US-Pennsylvania (1F)

Crashed 500m from an early morning take off, killing the sole occupant pilot – named as Doug Brigham

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13-Oct-12 N369SN MD Helicopters OH-6A West Chester, US-Pennsylvania

Skids of N369SN contacted blades of N546 at Brandywine Airport, West Chester during the Rotorfest event

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13-Oct-12 N546 MD Helicopters OH-6A West Chester, US-Pennsylvania

Skids of N369SN contacted blades of N546 at Brandywine Airport, West Chester during the Rotorfest event

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09-Oct-12 N108MF Bell 407 Coolbaugh Township, US-Pennsylvania (2F)

Available photos give no clues as the trees are likely to have had a significant effect on the level of damage. Weather reports include both rain and fog with visibility of less than a quarter of a mile. Pilot William Ellsworth and passenger Tighe Sulllivan were killed.  The other passenger Stephen Barral survived but is in a critical condition

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01-Sep-12 N70415 CHR Safari McVeytown, US-Pennsylvania (1F)

Unknown helicopter type crashed into a farm field killing the only occupant, named in the press as Kenneth M. Smith, 61.

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12-Aug-12 N892T Eurocopter EC135T1 York, US-Pennsylvania

Helicopter went AOG and was grounded for four days on a helipad which averages six EMS landings per week

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03-Aug-12 N8593F Bell 47G5 Tioga, US-Pennsylvania

Field landing after wire strike

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30-May-12 Rotorway Exec Smoketown, US-Pennsylvania

Heavily damaged.  Sole occupant was injured

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19-May-12 N74914 Hughes TH-55 Pittsfield, US-Pennsylvania

Fell on its side during landing

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14-May-12 N903CH Sikorsky S58T Forestsville, US-Pennsylvania

Precautionary landing due to low visibility

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27-Apr-12 Bell 206 South Londonderry Township, US-Pennsylvania

Agricultural accidents.  Starboard skid reportedly hit crop, Pilot got out on his own.  Tail boom severed from fuselage.  Pilot later named in press as 59-year-old Thomas Green of Gettysburg

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27-Jan-12 N311YS AgustaWestland AW119 Philadelphia, US-Pennsylvania

Window “blew” – aircraft was only registered brand new 6 days prior, and thus likely on test flight out of AW facility at Philadelphia

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30-Apr-11 N445AB Robinson R44 Indiana, US-Pennsylvania (1F)

Clipped a building whilst filming for reality show “Campus PD”. R44 could be seen after the crash on its nose, leaning up against a building.  Cameraman Greg Jacobsen, 33, passed away 22-May after spending more than three weeks in intensive care.  Pilot Robert Trent, of Friedens, Penn., was admitted to hospital in critical condition, but has since been released. Bartosz Sobolewski, a colleague of Jacobsen’s at Toronto-based Cineflex Productions, walked away with minor injuries. Injuries to Jacobsen and another passenger, who hasn’t been identified, were more serious.

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20-Mar-11 N153HT Schweizer 269CBi Mount Pocono, US-Pennsylvania

Caught skid during hover practice. tipped over onto its side

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20-Jan-11 N492AE Eurocopter EC135P2 West Mifflin, US-Pennsylvania

F0rce landed in a field.

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19-Jul-10 N302MG Bell B206 Watsontown, US-Pennsylvania

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20-Jun-10 (Serial TBA) Boeing AH-64 Lower Heidelberg, US-Pennsylvania

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24-Feb-10 (Serial TBA) Sikorsky UH-60 Hallam Township, US-Pennsylvania

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25-Oct-09 N440CS Robinson R44 Myerstown, US-Pennsylvania

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02-Oct-09 N74004 Bell 47D.1 Dorrance Township, US-Pennsylvania

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26-Sep-09 N233JA Schweizer 269C Quarryville, US-Pennsylvania

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22-Jul-09 N61735 MD Helicopters MD369D Wharton Township, US-Pennsylvania (1F)

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19-Jul-09 N25VH Robinson R44 Lancaster, US-Pennsylvania

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6-Apr-09 Bell UH-1N Springfield, US-Pennsylvania

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27-Mar-09 N482LF Eurocopter EC145 Renovo, US-Pennsylvania

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5-Feb-09 N137LN Eurocopter EC135 Philadelphia, US-Pennsylvania

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