Accidents: November 2018

02-Nov-18 G-FLYX Robinson R44 Denham, UK

2-Nov-2018

As the helicopter lifted, it began to rotate to the right which the instructor attempted to counter with the application of left pedal and by lowering the collective. The helicopter then rolled to the left and the front of the left skid contacted the ground before breaking off. The helicopter continued to roll further to... Read more

05-Nov-18 F-WSPM Rotorway Exec 162F Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, France

5-Nov-2018Source: https://www.bea.aero/index.php?id=40&news=20239&cHash=d4a41eef25ebe89914abb3a3ee24a125

The helicopter takes off in the wind. It reaches the altitude of about 20m and makes a 180 ° to head south. Shortly after this U-turn, the aircraft tilts to the left about 45 °, falls rapidly and hits the ground violently.... Read more

22-Nov-18 N124ML Airbus H120 La Romana, Dominican Republic (5F)

22-Nov-2018

The aircraft took off from Río San Juan to La Romana Int’l airport MDLR with 5 peoples on board, after been transfer to the La Romana tower he reported 6 miles NW out and the tower report with the traffic inside, Clear to land. Around 30 seconds after the controller lost the visual contact with... Read more

24-Nov-18 VH-KZV Robinson R22 Alice Springs, Australia (1F)

24-Nov-2018

The helicopter collided with terrain about 130km ENE of Alice Springs Airport. A passenger and pilot were on board. The passenger sustained serious injuries and the pilot was fatally injured. The helicopter was destroyed.... Read more

26-Nov-18 Bell UH-1 Sancaktepe, Turkey (4F)

26-Nov-2018

A Turkish military UH-1 has crashed in the Sancaktepe district of Istanbul, with four fatalities and a fifth person with serious injuries... Read more

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