Accidents: December 2018

01-Dec-18 HL9419 Kamov Ka32 Guri, Korea (1F)

1-Dec-2018

Crashed into river when hovering and taking up water for firefighting operation for a fire on Mount Youngchuk.  The rescue services said the helicopter crashed into the Han River near Gangdong Bridge around 11:20 a.m. The pilot and copilot were able to exit the aircraft immediately prior to impact, but the mechanic was trapped in... Read more

03-Dec-18 HB-ZCM Airbus AS350 Arbedo-Castione, Switzerland

3-Dec-2018

After a collision with a high-voltage power line, the pilot made an emergency landing in a nearby meadow  beside the road that connects Castione to Claro... Read more

15-Dec-18 Leonardo AW109S Serra de Pias, Portugal (4F)

15-Dec-2018

The helicopter was returning to its base in Macedo de Cavaleiros, Bragança district, after carrying out a medical emergency mission to transport a seriously ill patient to the Santo António Hospital in Porto.  The accident was located some 4-5 hours after the helicopter was reported missing.  All four on board died in the accident, named in this... Read more

28-Dec-18 N8319T Robinson R22 Hayward, US-California

28-Dec-2018

Remained upright in very heavy emergency landing on golf course after tail rotor birdstrike reported.  Tail hit ground, skids collapsed.  Training flight from nearby Hayward Executive airport – instructor and student not seriously injured... Read more

29-Dec-18 Leonardo AW139 Jebel Jais, UAE (4F)

29-Dec-2018

SAR helicopter hit zipwire, causing loss of control and immediate fall to the ground.  Post crash fire.  All four on board suffered fatal injuries. This report names the deceased as Pilots Saqr Saeed Mohamed Abdullah Al Yamahi and Hameed Mohamed Obaid Al Zaabi, Navigator Jasim Abdullah Ali Tunaiji Paramedic Mark Roxburgh... Read more

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