Accidents: August 2017

07-Aug-17 Sikorsky UH-60 Nuevo Leon, Mexico

7-Aug-2017

Blown over on its starboard side in strong winds while parked on the ramp – photo... Read more

10-Aug-17 7T-WU? Bell 206L Douira, Algeria (4F)

10-Aug-2017

Helicopter crashed on a photo survey flight – it was chartered by the National Agency for Studies and Follow-up on Railways Investment, who were conducting cartography of the new railway line linking Algiers downtown to the western suburb of Zeralda.  Images show the helicopter completely burnt out.... Read more

17-Aug-17 OE-XGM Schweizer 300C Engelhartszell, Austria

17-Aug-2017

Pilot made emergency landing after experiencing problems during photo flight, and subsequent landing in open field left the aircraft on its starboard side.  Passenger received light head injuries... Read more

18-Aug-17 VH-LGN Robinson R44 Channel Point, Australia

18-Aug-2017

Passing 500 ft in a descending turn at approximately 50 kt, the pilot reported the helicopter began to vibrate. The pilot was unable to stop the vibration and conducted a precautionary landing. The helicopter landed hard and severed the tail boom. The helicopter sustained substantial damage and the pilot and three passengers were not injured.... Read more

20-Aug-17 N9526 Bell 47G2A St Marys, US-Pennsylvania

20-Aug-2017

Heavy field landing after reported engine failure.  Little/no damage to tail boom suggests mainly vertical impact, although main blades broken at the rotorhead.  Aircraft is registered to James Delullo at an address in the same town as the accident location.... Read more

20-Aug-17 OE-XTM Airbus AS350B3 Cabril, Portugal (1F)

20-Aug-2017

Firefighting operations and helicopter hit powerlines, causing it to crash to the ground.  Sole occupant pilot, named as Americo Sousa age 51, suffered fatal injuries... Read more

21-Aug-17 RA-05750 Robinson R66 Maly Utrish, Russia (1F)

21-Aug-2017

Sole occupant pilot suffered fatal injuries when helicopter crashed into a mountain, per press reports... Read more

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