Second AgustaWestland window pops out in two months

Second AgustaWestland window pops out in two months 26 Mar, 12, Source: HeliHub.com

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Incident summary – Window blew out in flight, apparently causing door to open.  Safe precautionary landing made in local park, not long after take off from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport on EMS flight

This accident is reported in our Safety pages at 23-Mar-12 C-GYNN AgustaWestland AW139 Toronto, Canada

FURTHER NOTE

Only possibly linked, as it is a different type, but another AgustaWestland helicopter made a precautionary landing after a window popped out in late January, less than two months prior to the Ornge AW139 incident above.  The latter incident occurred to a brand new AW119Ke on a test flight out of the Agusta Aerospace plant in Philadelphia

see 27-Jan-12 N311YS AgustaWestland AW119 Philadelphia, US-Pennsylvania

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