Training accident. Main blades chopped tail boom. Helicopter ended up on its skids
Helicopter crashed into the fuel pumps, ending upside down impaled on them. No fire. Two injured
Destroyed in take-off accident on first solo flight
Emergency landing for “engine issues”
Training accident, helicopter ended up on its starboard side in local park
Force landed in street and badly damaged in collision with parked vehicle
“Helicopter took off on its own and came down on its side”
Substantially damaged – solo student training flight
Helicopter was left unattended with the engine running. The helicopter became airborne, spun around, and struck the ground.
Private pilot injured in accident on take-off. Local language TV report at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDXhMP-fBrU
Helicopter crashed while hunting feral hogs at low level, ending up on its port side. Two persons were injured in the crash which happened about 2:45pm local
Helicopter was flying up a valley and suddenly lost altitude due to a suspected downdraft. the helicopter hit the ground and rolled 6 times, breaking off the tail
Helicopter experienced unusual vibrations while flying at 4500ft. Pilot decided to make a precautionary landing but the tail struck the ground during landing and helicopter rolled over.
During the final approach, the pilot conducted a missed approach. The pilot subsequently lost control and the helicopter collided with the ground.
Rolled over onto starboard side on training flight, 2 POB not injured
Hard landing on training flight. FAA report gives reg as N223GM which is not a valid registration. N223GM is assumed, based on it being the right helicopter type and registered to a Designated Pilot Examiner who leases 2+ R22s to Alamo Helicopters
Helicopter tipped over onto its starboard side on a training flight landing
Dynamic Roll-over on training flight. No injuries reported to instructor or student
Crashed on landing – the 68-year old owner of the helicopter Trygve Nils Svard was landing at his son’s house. Helicopter started to spin and it was put down hurriedly, remaining upright but catching fire. Photos show a trailer well within the rotor disc area at its final resting spot. Pilot suffered minor burns only.
Substantial damage on landing
Training accident, both occupants injured. Aircraft written off
Tipped over onto its side on landing. Training flight
Low level photography flight
Crashed into water, killing sole occupant pilot John “Larry” Ward. Witness reported rotor blade separation
Turned over during attempted landing. Landed on port side with tail boom separated
Crashed in a wooded area on training flight. Instructor Silvestre Travassos Neto, 34, and student Felipe Barreto, 18, died at the scene
Emergency landing on sports field. No damage. Out by road to maintenance facility
Experienced pilot killed in “perfect weather conditions” after reportedly “falling out of the sky”. Police stated that the pilot was Julian Dean Kramer (52), also known as Julianne Kramer – chief flying instructor at Wakatipu Aero Club. Helicopter may be ZK-HCG (1499)
Rolled over on take off
Training accident, ending up on its port side
Two injured in light helicopter accident
During mustering, the helicopter collided with water and submerged.
Rolled over on landing
Pilot put R22 Mariner down into Lake Havasu after experiencingd unspecified mechanical problems. Mohave County Sheriff’s reported the pilot as Michael Christiansen, and his passenger as Michael Rabo. It is unclear from press reports how this helicopter sank, given it has fixed floats
Training accident, lost control during ground taxi in gusty conditions up to 22 knots of wind. Helicopter landed and turned over onto its starboard side. Student pilot Maycon Nogaroli, 35, was not injured. Instructor Samir Nagib Murr, 32, was hospitalized with head injuries.
Crashed on a cattle station half way between Halls Creek and Fitzroy Crossing, and two days later the press reported that the pilot’s body remains trapped in the wreckage underwater in a remote gorge.
Emergency landing made in Cascades National Park
Training accident, dynamic rollover onto starboard side
Training accident. Photos show location was near pylon – were cables involved?
Helicopter crashed and burnt out. Both occupants killed – later named here as Christopher John Yeager, 40, the pilot of Houston and Joyce Ann Ates, 60, a photographer from Midwest City, Oklahoma.
Crashed after losing control in the hover
Training flight, reportedly practicing autorotations. CFI Gary Hansen sustained bad head injuries, student only minor injuries.
News report just says it crashed, no further details yet available. Possibly G-BTHI (1732)
Rolled over multiple times on autorotation landing on training flight. Instructor and student not seriously injured
Crashed to the ground into a building, killing both occupants – instructor Mailson Rocha Lopes (age 23) and student Denis Frank Thomazi (32)
Pilot killed in R22 accident. Passenger received minor injuries. See also HeliHub.com news story – California R22 crash kills record-holder pilot Johan Nurmi
Robinson R22 Mariner operating at low level (it usually flies aerial photography work with boats) crashed into the sea and turned over. Ambulances transported pilot Will Mistrot and passenger Marie Kojimoto to hospital but their injuries were not considered life-threatening
Came down on training flight. Instructor and student both reported injured and to hospital
Struck tail rotor on landing
R22 piloted by state Rep. Bill Wadsworth crashed in a wood, injuring passenger Irene Van – who is quoted as saying “We were coming over the trees and all of a sudden we went into a crazy spin”
Hit cable car wires during low level photographic work. Both pilot Jean-Yves Dantinne and photographer Lawrence Matagne lost their lives
Unspecified crash, pilot airlifted to hospital. Registration/type assumed as pilot was quoted in the press report as “Duane Jake Kraft” and N104MH is owned by Duane J Kraft at a local address
R22 crashed from a low level sharp turn shortly close in a ploughed field approx 200m from the pilot’s house, killing both occupants. The sequence was watched by the pilot’s son from the house, who immediately called the emergency services. The two were later named as pilot Marcello Bartalucci age 62 and Giampaulo Marri, age [...]
Engine trouble on approach. Pilot was only occupant, and was not injured. After the landing, the helicopter was on its side in about a marshy area near the side of a lake (see photos in third link below)
“impacted the side of a hill”
During mustering operations, the helicopter collided with terrain. The pilot was not injured, however the helicopter was substantially damaged.
Crashed into field after mid-air collision with fixed-wing Beech Bonanza. Minor injuries. R22 pilot was experienced fixed wing pilot logging night hours as a student.
Emergency landing after suspected mechanical issues on night flight in gusty weather.
Attempting to land on the Lake Vyrnwy Hotel`s designated helicopter pad. Cam down approx 100m short of the pad. Fire was put out – foam evident in the Photo here 2POB were a male aged 30 and female aged 32.
Crashed after hitting cables on approach to airfield, killing Filippo Sini, 39, and Vittorio Mestichelli, 57. [Warning - some photos in the Italian press show at least one of the bodies without it being covered up]
Accident on first solo. R22 ended up on its port side
While on planned route Manston to Fenland, crashed in open field. Helicopter ended upside down with roof of cabin and rotorhead apparently taking the bulk of the impact – tail boom mainly undamaged. Port skid had been ripped off, and tail was separated but only a few metres away from the boom. Registration confirmed in [...]
helicopter made a hard landing and ended up on its side
After takeoff, the helicopter lost power and the pilot made a forced landing. The helicopter rolled onto its side and was destroyed in a post-impact fire. The pilot sustained minor injuries.
Training accident from low level, helicopter ended up on its starboard side. Instructor and pupil light injuries only and walked away.
Early reports of private helicopter down on Raytheon property nr Tucson Airport. Pilot airlifted to UMC Trauma Center, no info on the other person on board. FAA spokesman said pilot reported engine failure prior to landing.
Substantial damage in field landing while practicing autorotations
Appeared to lose power approximately one mile south of the airport. The helicopter was observed in a rapid descent into a wooded area south of the airport. 1 fatal, 1 injured. Fatality later named as instructor Tiffany Hanna, 29. CADAORS 2011O3540
During an approach to land, the low RPM light and warning horn activated and the helicopter made a hard landing.
Rolled over in run-on landing.
During mustering operations, the main rotor blade struck the ground resulting in the helicopter coming to rest on its side.
Helicopter was on a low-level aerial tour when it lost height over a residential area
Force landed in a park