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06-May-16 C-FLRQ Rotorway Exec 162F Delburne, Canada

The privately owned Rotorway 162F, C-FLRQ, was enroute from the manufacturer’s facility in Red Deer, AB (CYQF), to a private strip near Big Valley, AB. In the vicinity of Delburne, AB, the FADEC controlled engine (RI162) began to lose power, and then came back on. The pilot decided to conduct an autorotation in a field…. Read more »


31-Jan-15 N162RB Rotorway Exec 162F Seadrift, US-Texas

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


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21-Jun-14 N6828D Rotorway Exec 162F Mount Comfort, US-Indiana

Landed in a field of crop and fell onto its side.  2 POB walk away


03-Jun-14 N78291 Rotorway Exec 162F Merced, US-California

Crashed into field and landed on its side in crop over 1m tall.  Only skids visible in photos


24-Apr-14 N43691 Rotorway Exec 162F Magnetic Springs, US-Ohio

Emergency landing in cornfield, which got set alight and several acres were burned.  Both occupants airlifted to hospital – owner 81-year-old Henry Brecher of Columbus and 50-year-old Todd Cramer of Dublin.


29-Nov-13 F-PMRA Rotorway Exec 162F Bédoin, France

When showing off by the instructor, the motor stops at height of about 4 m. The instructor makes a running landing. The helicopter rolled onto its side.


05-Aug-13 Rotorway Exec 162F Curtis Lake, Canada

Details to follow. CADORS 2013P1182


02-Jun-13 N999RF Rotorway Exec Saledo, US-Texas

Force landed in field.  No injuries to 2 POB


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20-Dec-12 N828X Rotorway Exec Crossville, US-Tennessee

Pilot Douglas Barnett told investigators he was practicing take off and landings when the helicopter became uncontrollable.  He said the governor on the engine became stuck while hovering at 12 feet, and he lost control – helicopter rolled over on landing


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05-Aug-12 N156RW Rotorway Exec 90 Colville, US-Washington



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

Heavily damaged.  Sole occupant was injured


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23-Apr-11 N614S Rotorway Exec Lawrence Township, US-Ohio

Pilot Jay Dubert, 46, sustained very minor injuries when attempting an emergency landing at 3:47 p.m. The helicopter tipped, causing damage to the rear of the aircraft and the rotors, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol


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19-Mar-11 N192AB Rotorway Exec 162F Lincoln, US-Alabama

Engine failure in flight, heavy landing, ended up on its side


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25-Sep-10 N520RW Rotorway Exec 90 Pattison, US-Texas (1F)

Eyewitness reported seeing smoke coming from helicopter as it was flying.


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