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11-Nov-2006 5N-BHU Eurocopter AS350B2 Warri, Nigeria (1F)

One person died and three others were critically injured when a helicopter on a chartered flight crashed near the southwestern Nigerian oil city of Warri.  The helicopter was reported to be modifying its flight plan on account of bad weather in Port Harcourt before losing contact with air traffic controllers. It ran into high-tension power cables

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08-Apr-06 N921U Robinson R22B Tooele, US-Utah

On a training flight, the helicopter struck the ground in a level attitude, the front of the left skid caught in the soft uneven ground, and the helicopter rolled left.  The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot’s failure to maintain control of the helicopter during the takeoff initial climb, which resulted in an in-flight collision with the ground. A contributing factor was the gusty wind condition.

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02-Jan-06 OM-ATC Agusta 109K2 Janova Lehota, Slovakia

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09-Sep-05 N944U Robinson R44 Jackson, US-Wyoming

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:  the pilot’s failure to maintain aircraft control during initial takeoff climb resulting in an uncontrolled descent and impact with terrain. A contributing factor was the pilot’s encounter in settling with power.

 

 

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04-May-05 JA11PC Agusta 109K2 Shizuola, Japan

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05-Aug-04 N7036J Robinson R44 Chesterfield, US-Missouri

Main blades hit folded-up hangar door on climb out from apron.  Main blades sliced tail boom, skids splayed.  One minor injury and 3 uninjured. Registration cancelled as “destroyed”

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03-Sep-03 ZS-RPB Agusta 109K2 Richards Bay, South Africa

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08-Jun-03 N123RX Agusta 109K2 Salt Lake City, US-Utah

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02-Apr-03 XA-TZZ Agusta 109K2 Mexico

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10-Jan-03 N601RX Agusta 109K2 Salt Lake City, US-Utah

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15-Jul-98 HB-XWF Agusta 109K2 Lodrino, Switzerland

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16-Feb-93 HB-XWE Agusta 109K2 Zugersee, Switzerland

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29-Apr-90 5H-TPF Bell 206L1 Ndanda, Tanzania (1F)

Passenger from another helicopter parked nearby ran/walked under the tail boom and was struck by the tail rotor and killed.  Minor damage to the helicopter

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26-Dec-66 D-HECY Brantly B-2

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??-Oct-1966 D-HAKO MBB Bo105

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16-Oct-65 D-HAFO Hughes 269A

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??-???-64 D-HODE Westland Whirlwind

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09-Dec-63 D-HADU Hiller UH-12B

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23-Jul-63 D-HADE Hiller UH-12B

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18-Jul-63 N8785F Hughes 300A Heckingham, UK (1F)

Crop Spraying accident

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01-Apr-63 D-HADO Brantly B-2A

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??-Apr-61 D-HABU Sud-Ouest SO1221S

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10-Jan-56 D-HABE Bell 47H-1

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dd-mon-yy AN-136 Eurocopter EC145 Mensabé, Panama

Tail rotors contacted trees.

Date of accident not known and could have been any time between 2009 when the helicopter was delivered and February 2012 when the Panamanian military issued a tender for two new tail rotor blades

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