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Crashed into the Baltic Sea on a training exercise - The helicopter was on approach to a sea rescue cruiser at about 18:40 local time for a winch operation when suddenly loosing height and crashing into the sea, killing 3 of the 4 POB
Helicopter landed heavily and fell onto port side during training operation. Extensively damaged (see photo) including tail boom sliced and frontal impact damage. Two minor injuries
The helicopter took off to reposition for refuelling and after about 1 minute, at about 30 ft above ground level, the engine stopped. The helicopter landed heavily, collided with an embankment and was substantially damaged.
During a hydraulics off landing exercise, control of the helicopter was lost and the helicopter collided with the ground resulting in substantial damage. The two flight crew sustained minor injuries. The engine continued to run after the impact; however, there was no post impact fire. CADORS 2014C0677
During agricultural operations on a banana plantation, the helicopter clipped a tree and subsequently collided with terrain. As a result of the collision the pilot sustained injuries and the helicopter was completely wrecked (photo)
Crashed into a forest area killing both on board. There is some local controversy as the helicopter had reportedly been rebuilt after a fatal accident in 2007 and local law does not allow an aircraft which has been "written off" to be rebuilt in any way.
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
Officials believe the helicopter had just taken off when it hit trees close to the Wakulla County Airport’s runway. The helicopter then cut nearby power lines, and came to rest in a marshy area. 53-year-old Curtis Robert Clifford and 49-year-old Terry Bryan Ooten were found dead, while 45-year-old Sheri Noelle Devore survived
1 of 9 POB killed when helicopter came down on night anti-drug mission. Helicopter had been working with a US Navy MH-60R which was on hand to transport 6 of the injured to hospital.
Crashed onto truck on runway during night training flight
General media reported that pilot had tail rotor issue on take-off, and helicopter started to spin out of control. In subsequent heavy landing, helicopter rolled over onto its side. 3 POB to hospital - pilot Allon Francisco Herrera, 56, the copilot, Gadea Sebastian Castro, 27, and an official of the Election Authorities, Adriana Solis Vega, 26
Pilot of offshore helicopter issued distress call 45 miles from Sumburgh and was escorted to a safe landing by Coast Guard helicopter. Report suggests pilot had indication of a "pump failure" without providing more details. Aircraft grounded awaiting engineering support
Crashed from low level during powerline survey work for Holy Cross Energy. All 3 POB fatally injured, including Doug Sheffer, owner and chief pilot of DBS Helicopters (from this page). The others were named here as Larry Shaffer and Christopher Gaskill
Landed at a ski resort. With the rotors still turning and the crew still in the aircraft, it slid 30m down a slight (but snowy) slope until it hit a snowmobile and a sign, damaging a main rotor blade and the rear cabin area (see video of accident)
Militants claim that an Egyptian Air Force helicopter has crashed with five fatalities. The nearest we have managed to get to photo evidence of this accident is this press photo which claims to be a funeral of one of those in the helicopter
Training flight, killing student Lieutenant Paolo Tozzi and General Feltrinelli Calligaris, head of Italian Army Aviation [named here]. Powerline reported down and press suggesting that was the cause.
The helicopter had just been started with an ground power unit (GPU). The pilot exited the aircraft in order to disconnect the GPU, when a gust of wind pushed the helicopter into the trees next to the helipad. The pilot was not injured. CADORS 2014C0375
The helicopter impacted the helipad surface shortly after lift-off. It was airborne for less than a minute and had climbed to approx. 20 meters. After impact, the helicopter continued to spin counter clockwise about its landing gears, on the tarmac for approximately 149 meters destroying the surrounding trees/markers before coming to rest at the end of the tarmac. Even though the cabin was intact, the impact and contact with the surrounding objects caused the tail rotor and cabin door to separate, severe damage to the tail boom, main rotor blades and other parts of the helicopter. Both people injured, one serious one critical, in crash close to Atlantis Hotel on the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai
During a practice autorotation from 1 500 ft, the engine failed and the crew completed an autorotation landing. An engineering inspection did not reveal the reason for the failure
Hit cable at low level and crashed into wooded area. Some reports suggest the cable was intentionally put there by the dissident groups, and that this helicopter was one of 11 put into the region to restore order after the dissident group took control. Helicopter fitted with cable cutters. 5 pOB received minor injuries, and they were named as
- Federal Public Ministry agent, Alan Daniel Montesinos López,
- Federal ministerial police, Francisco Javier López Soto,
- Mechanical technician, Gilberto Amezcua Solorio,
- Pilot Enrique Rosales Villegas
- Co-Pilot and Second Artillery Captain, Germán Ortiz Narciso.
Air Ambulance helicopter struck powerlines (video) on final approach to road traffic accident landing site. Norsk Luftambulanse has confirmed two of its employees have died in the accident. Fatalities confirmed here as pilot Bjorn Nergård and doctor Anders Nakstad with the paramedic Sondre Bjartland seriously injured
Helicopter crashed and burnt out. It appears that owner/pilot Christian Malila Ndou jumped out prior to impact as his body was found 30m away from the crash site. South African registered R44 may have been ZS-RYB (10918) but this is not yet proven
Training accident - landed in the tops of the trees in a mountainous area. Both occupants injured - named as Alcemir Campos Pereira, 39, and Gabriel Silva Mataruna Assunção, 23.
Emergency landing after pilot suspected (wrongly as it happens) an engine fire. Helicopter ended up on its side. 3 POB all injured and to hospital. US Customs & Border Patrol helicopter was reportedly on low level work