3 POB not seriously injured after emergency landing in farmland and helicopter ended upside down. Was en route to Sussex
Appears from BBC story that pilot had problem with tail rotor control and executed a run on landing on a level but soft field, and then one skid dug into the mud and flipped the helicopter over.
Accident on training flight. Fatalities named in the press as Stephen Anthony Nicholson Combe, aged 42, of Wanaka, and James Louis Patterson Gardner, aged 18, of Queenstown
Crashed on night training flight, killing four – The ministry identified the dead crew members as Lt. Col. Ali al-Arfaj, 1st Lt. Majid al-Fifeefi, 1st Lt. Jadie Qablan and technician Raed al-Jahni.
Sole occupant pilot safe but was immediately flown back to Port Moresby for transfer to hospital for X-ray and medical observation. Unknown circumstances or level of damage to helicopter
Philippine military press office stated “We also commend the heroic pilots of MG MD-520 attack helicopter that was hit by enemy fire while providing close air support to the ground troops which were swarmed by the bandits,”. Safe emergency landing made in confined area with no further damage apparent from photo
Helicopter with four on board crashed in forest area. One passenger (named as Miguel Zunino Valenzuela) jumped clear just before the helicopter crashed and the other three died in the accident, including Ítalo Zunino Muratori, Nicolás Fossatti and pilot Luis Alvarado.
Heliski operation landing atop Sprout Mountain with 2 pax in an area cleared of snow accumulation, when the main rotor struck a nearby cabin. The helicopter tail section was severed but the helicopter remained upright and all occupants exited uninjured. The area which had been prepared for the arrival of the helicopter was located beside the helipad where the pilot expected to land; it resulted in a confined space for landing.
After landing, the pilot and passenger disembarked from the helicopter and left the engine running. The helicopter subsequently lifted off with nobody at the controls, and collided with terrain. The pilot and passenger were uninjured.
Loss of power on climb out – cleared powerlines and put helicopter down heavily in a paddock. Helicopter had completed three short flights in the previous hour without incident. Pilot Bruce Belfield not injured, but passenger was hospitalized.
Crashed on snowy mountainside. Some reports say EC135, but the Moroccan Royal Gendarmerie have both EC135 and EC145 and analysis of the accident photo confirms EC145. Thus the subject aircraft is one of their two EC145s, CN-BZE (9344) or CN-BZF (9369). Reports also differ between the accident being on Saturday 07-Feb-15 and Sunday 08-Feb-15. This video report shows the injured pilot being picked up the next day by the other Gendarmerie EC145 after overnighting in a mountain hut
Very heavy landing on training flight on steeply sloping ground. skids splayed out and cabin touched ground but main blades apparently undamaged. Both flight instructor Diego Ramos, 35, and student Eduardo Dias, 41, were taken to hospital
Pilot experienced a loss of engine power during turn on approach – autorotation unsuccessful due to low altitude. The helicopter landed hard and rolled onto its right side, resulting in substantial damage to the forward fuselage and tailboom.
Hard landing after engine failure. Photos suggest tail hit ground in field with metre high grass. Two people were on board, the pilot William Butler of Port Lavaca and Victoria Schultz of Needville – both walked away uninjured
Crashed killing both on board after hitting powerlines at night. Helicopter was carrying 800-900 kg of hashish and on an illegal (unbooked with air traffic) flight. One of those on board was from the Albanian Air Force. Exactly what time it occurred is unreported and could have been the earlyhours of 28-Jan-15. Photos show a Bo105 in dark camouflage colours
Crashed shortly after take off from Army operations centre at Tena. All four survived despite helicopter ending upside down and on fire – named as captains Soberon Hernán Alberto Davalos Villacrés and Andrew Ismael Carrillo, Second Sergeant Henry Toapanta Ona and Sergeant Humberto Moreno.
The engine number 2 caught fire as the aircraft was taxying in. Substantial damage restricted to the right hand side engine
Crashed adjacent to the threshold of runway 15 and burnt out. Mountain View Fire & Rescue issued a statement saying there were two fatalities. This short video interview suggests that part of the helicopter separated in mid air. Operator Mountain One Helicopters announced on their Facebook page that the victims were instructor Alex Viola and student pilot Amy Wood
Marines helicopter out of MCAS Miramar crashed on a training flight at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms. Both on board died in the accident, named later as Capt. Elizabeth Kealey and 1st Lt. Adam Satterfield
After take-off, the engine lost power and the pilot conducted a forced landing. The helicopter collided with the ground resulting in substantial damage. The pilot and passenger were uninjured.
Helicopter was involved with long line operations on a power-line construction project 11 nm SE of Key Lake, SK. After a power-line cable was moved, the long line did not release. The helicopter descended and struck the ground. The pilot was injured and was transferred to La Ronge Hospital for medical attention. The helicopter sustained substantial damage but there was no fire.
During an air display, the helicopter was approaching a hover but porpoised – during this the main blades contacted and cut the boom, causing the helicopter to crash from low level. Video of incident on YouTube here. Pilot and co pilot seriously injured
Aircraft on approach to landing was flown to the right of centerline for landing at the base helipad. Fuel tank is installed right of the helipad. At approximately 10ft AGL, main rotor blades contacted fuel tank obstruction light. Pilot maneuvered aircrat to the left, landing on the center of the helipad. No injuries to 3 POB
While conducting aerial mustering at about 100 ft above ground level, the helicopter encountered a tailwind resulting in a high rate of descent. The helicopter collided with the ground resulting in substantial damage. The pilot was uninjured.
Ditched for unknown reason in the Chongón dam reservoir, all POB in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Video of the last stages of the recovery effort can be seen here
The pilot was killed and an occupant was seriously injured after a helicopter crashed in the PR-576 highway, in Santa Monica, Paraná. Post crash fire. Helicopter reportedly hit a large bird, and wires during emergency landing
After taking off and clearing some trees, the helicopter began to lose rotor RPM and the pilot elected to land nearby. During the landing, the helicopter sustained some damage, but the helicopter remained upright and the pilot and passengers were uninjured. Helicopter was being used for a police search for a missing 23-year old who died after trying to ride a tyre tube down the normally dry Todd River.
Crashed at night killing owner Mauro Garza Fernandez, and passenger Alejandro Lopez Lopez. Pilot Ciro Huerta Martinez and the other two passengers named as Balden Lorenzo González and Jorge Armando Gonzalez Bustos were injured. Some reports say that the helicopter was not equipped for night flights. Video of the crash site here.