Accidents: September 2021

01-Sep-21 N407CR Bell 407 Greenville, US-South Carolina

1-Sep-2021

Bird strike cracked windshield... Read more

06-Sep-21 N125KW MD Helicopters 500E Healy Lake, US-Alaska

6-Sep-2021

Crashed after skid caught on helipad during take-off... Read more

07-Sep-21 N102HN Airbus EC135P1 Martinsburg, US-Virginia

7-Sep-2021

Background: On the morning of the incident the flight crew based at KMRB in Martinsburg, WV was preparing to transition from a spare aircraft back into their normal duty aircraft which had just recently come out of a 1000-hour maintenance interval. The pilot-in-command for the day shift elected to move the spare aircraft (N102HN) off... Read more

07-Sep-21 N138HN Airbus EC135P2+ Martinsburg, US-Virginia

7-Sep-2021

Background: On the morning of the incident the flight crew based at KMRB in Martinsburg, WV was preparing to transition from a spare aircraft back into their normal duty aircraft which had just recently come out of a 1000-hour maintenance interval. The pilot-in-command for the day shift elected to move the spare aircraft (N102HN) off... Read more

08-Sep-21 N6516K Bell 206L3 Tillamook, US-Oregon

8-Sep-2021

While conducting low level lifting work, helicopter contracted wires and crashed Helicopter crashes into power line in Tillamook County, sparking fire https://t.co/kkLj5KiTT9 — TRACY IZSAK (@CLOUDOFLARGE) September 11, 2021    ... Read more

08-Sep-21 N51789 Enstrom 28C Toughkenamon, US-Pennsylvania

8-Sep-2021

Landed hard, skid broke, helicopter rolled over... Read more

09-Sep-21 N523EH Bell 212 Livingston, US-Montana

9-Sep-2021

Significant vibration experienced, emergency landing.  Damage level not known... Read more

12-Sep-21 RA-06238 Robinson R44 Zheleznodorozhny, Russia

12-Sep-2021

Reportedly due to instrument issues, helicopter landed in shallow river in four feet of water 2 people on board exited without injury... Read more

12-Sep-21 F-ZBQG Airbus EC145 Villard-de-Lans, France (1F)

12-Sep-2021

Helicopter was involved in the rescue of a mountain biker in the area of the Vercours ski resort near Villard-de-Lans.  Helicopter reportedly contacted cables and crashed, then consumed by fire.  One fatality, two serious (Pilot and SAMU Doctor) and two less serious injuries (two Gendarmes) – the latter four evacuated to hospital in Grenoble for... Read more

13-Sep-21 PK-CAW Bell 429 Budiarto, Indonesia

13-Sep-2021

Training flight, heavy landing from 300ft and subsequent roll-over onto its port side. The helicopter belongs to the Ministry of Transportation’s Aviation Facility Calibration Center (BBKFP Kemenhub). Three on board exited OK #Foto Helikopter itu sempat naik 100 meter, tapi turun lagi, kemudian terguling. Begini potretnya: https://t.co/UcXd9uN9Ko — detikcom (@detikcom) September 13, 2021    ... Read more

13-Sep-21 EC-NBT Airbus AS332L2 Sierra Bermeja, Spain

13-Sep-2021

Main blades struck a tree.  All 19 on board safely left the aircraft.  Helicopter involved in firefighting operations and was taking a group of firefighters to the scene of the fire.  With the helicopter incapacitated, the fire then came through the same area and the helicopter was burned out the next day 🔥 Un helicóptero... Read more

15-Sep-21 N166LW Robinson R66 Reynoldsville, US-Illinois

15-Sep-2021

Aircraft crashed into field after striking power lines (FAA)... Read more

15-Sep-21 N632SD Airbus AS350B2 Romeo, US-Michigan

15-Sep-2021

Hard landing during autorotation training (FAA). Level of damage unknown in FAA report... Read more

16-Sep-21 N888DV Robinson R66 Monticello, US-Georgia (3F)

16-Sep-2021

Helicopter went down in forested area in poor weather.  All three on board received fatal injuries – they were named here as Alister Pereira, 42; Charles Ogilvie, 46; and Carson McElheney, 40.  Helicopter had taken off from Thomasville in south Georgia near the Florida border Photo: Jasper County Sheriff... Read more

17-Sep-21 N420AT Hughes 500C Ash, US-North Carolina

17-Sep-2021

Field landing following engine issues... Read more

18-Sep-21 N512MT Bell 407 Conroe, US-Texas

18-Sep-2021

Bird strike damaged stabiliser shortly after take-off... Read more

21-Sep-21 PP-NTB Robinson R66 Cruzeiro do Sul, Brazil

21-Sep-2021

Damaged beyond repair after hangar collapse in storm... Read more

24-Sep-21 N3255H Robinson R44 Prescott, US-Arizona

24-Sep-2021

FAA report – Emergency landing on golf course due to engine issues.  Image issued by Prescott Airport suggests no damage, although it is unknown how heavy the landing was... Read more

24-Sep-21 N5334V Hiller UH-12E Bovill, US-Idaho

24-Sep-2021

FAA : Aircraft crashed after loss of power... Read more

25-Sep-21 N662RL Bell 407 Patterson, US-Louisiana

25-Sep-2021

Bell 407 N662RL was lifting off for departure when it drifted backwards into sister ship N668RL of the same operator  ... Read more

25-Sep-21 N668RL Bell 407 Patterson, US-Louisiana

25-Sep-2021

Bell 407 N662RL was lifting off for departure when it drifted backwards into sister ship N668RL of the same operator... Read more

28-Sep-21 YU-HHH Airbus SA341 Stapleford, UK

28-Sep-2021

Aircraft was damaged in a heavy storm when parked on helipad at night.  Main blades forced to high coning angle (from CCTV video) and likely damaged, plus consequential damage to rotorhead... Read more

28-Sep-21 G-IDEB Airbus AS355F1 Stapleford, UK

28-Sep-2021

Aircraft was blown over onto its starboard side in a heavy storm when parked on grass at night.  At least two of the three main blades broken, tail bent, starboard stabilizer broken... Read more

28-Sep-21 G-PASH Airbus AS355F1 Stapleford, UK

28-Sep-2021

Aircraft was blown round “into wind” in a heavy storm when parked on grass at night.  Given that the storm was sufficient to blow another AS355 on its side, it is likely this helicopter would need to be assessed for damage too.... Read more

28-Sep-21 N212HT Robinson R44 Miami, US-Florida

29-Sep-2021

Blade struck fence on landing.  Minor injury to the 4 POB Helicopter destroyed... Read more

29-Sep-21 N430NR Hiller UH-12 Garfield, US-Georgia

29-Sep-2021

FAA : Helicopter crashed in field... Read more

30-Sep-21 N74706 Robinson R44 Phoenix, US-Arizona

30-Sep-2021

Sole occupant pilot seriously injured... Read more

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