Accidents: August 2010

02-Aug-10 N34JS Robinson R44 Blairsville, US-Georgia (2F)

2-Aug-2010

Impact with terrain.  Pilot Adam Reeves, 45, and passenger Shelley Zapototsky, 37 died in the accident... Read more

05-Aug-10 ZS-RVB Robinson R22 Kenhardt District, South Africa (2F)

5-Aug-2010

One fatality was famous rugby player Andre van Wyk... Read more

08-Aug-10 D-HDWM Hughes 369HS Borovaya, Belarus (1F)

8-Aug-2010

Crashed and burst into flames while taking part in a CIS competition in helicopter sports. The 74-year-old pilot was performing a loop-the-loop but didn’t have enough height as he came out of the manoeuvre... Read more

12-Aug-10 D-H… (Type TBA) Waldkappel, Germany

11-Aug-2010

Alleged damage to chimney by a helicopter... Read more

14-Aug-10 D-HNOC Robinson R44 Stroe, Netherlands

14-Aug-2010

The 34-year-old Dutch pilot lost control at 1 meter above the ground, causing the helicopter rolling over on landing. Only the pilot was aboard and is not hurt... Read more

17-Aug-10 EC-KUJ Eurocopter AS350B3 Ben Bakhta, Algeria (2F)

17-Aug-2010

Crashed when working on cleaning powerline insulators.  2 killed in the accident (David Canon – 28, Spanish, and Alex Weagg – 47, Spanish), 1 seriously injured (Antoni Habilane Salmero, 47, Spanish) to hospital... Read more

24-Aug-10 Menneval, Canada

20-Aug-2010

Burnt out by arson attack while parked and unattended... Read more

22-Aug-10 D-HAYI Eurocopter Bo105CBS/4 Bonn/Hangelar Airport, Germany

22-Aug-2010

Substantial damage to tail boom after being struck by Antonov AN-2 which had broken loose from its tie-downs during a storm... Read more

25-Aug-10 N720PH Bell 407 Kansas City, US-Missouri

25-Aug-2010

Bird strike through front screen... Read more

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