AgustaWestland AW101 / Accidents

06-Nov-19 MM81487 Leonardo AW101 Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy

06-Nov-19 MM81487 Leonardo AW101 Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy

6-Nov-2019

Helicopter belonging to the  1° Gruppo Elicotteri of the Italian Navy crash landed aboard  Caio Duilio AAW (Anti-Air Warfare) Destroyer at the end of a night training flight. Helicopter on its side, 6 POB not seriously injured... Read more

21-May-17 Leonardo AW101 Hamr el Ain, Algeria (3F)

21-May-17 Leonardo AW101 Hamr el Ain, Algeria (3F)

21-May-2017

Helicopter crashed in open farmland on a night reconnaissance mission, killing three POB.  Post crash fire.  Reported location is right by significant amounts of high voltage lines converging on a power station site, and the Algerian Navy later confirmed (below) that the helicopter hit powerlines. The official statement in the news section of the Algerian... Read more

11-Oct-14 M-518 AgustaWestland AW101 Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan

11-Oct-14 M-518 AgustaWestland AW101 Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan

11-Oct-2014

Helicopter ended up on its side in incident at 2200 hours local time.... Read more

07-Aug-13 ZJ122 AgustaWestland AW101 Old Colwyn, UK

07-Aug-13 ZJ122 AgustaWestland AW101 Old Colwyn, UK

7-Aug-2013

An RAF helicopter was forced to land in a field in Conwy county as a precaution after encountering tail rotor issues... Read more

06-Jun-12 ZJ121 AgustaWestland AW101 Stanwick, UK

06-Jun-12 ZJ121 AgustaWestland AW101 Stanwick, UK

6-Jun-2012

Emergency field landing due to loose/missing tail rotor blade tape.  Stayed overnight and cleared for flight next day... Read more

20-Mar-12 AgustaWestland AW101 Colchester, UK

20-Mar-12 AgustaWestland AW101 Colchester, UK

20-Mar-2012

The downdraft of a Merlin helicopter on a training exercise at Colchester General Hospital damaged support poles holding up a covered walkway linking Gainsborough Ward with the main hospital building so badly it had to be taken down.  Cars in the car park – including a police vehicle – suffered broken windscreens.... Read more

03-Jul-11 AgustaWestland AW101 Summerside, Canada

03-Jul-11 AgustaWestland AW101 Summerside, Canada

3-Jul-2011

A woman holding an infant was injured by a sign that came loose when a helicopter was practising its landing at the Summerside, P.E.I., waterfront Sunday before being used to transport visting royalty.  The AW101 is known locally in Canada as the CH-149 Cormorant... Read more

21-Mar-11 AgustaWestland AW101 Aalborg, Denmark

21-Mar-11 AgustaWestland AW101 Aalborg, Denmark

21-Mar-2011

Stranded on hospital helipad after APU failure, fixed next day... Read more

16-Oct-09 ZH827 AgustaWestland Merlin HM.1 HMCS Montreal (at sea)

16-Oct-09 ZH827 AgustaWestland Merlin HM.1 HMCS Montreal (at sea)

16-Oct-2009

Exact date unknown.  Report states “in the last week” prior to ship arriving at port on 16-oct-09... Read more

30-Jun-09  AgustaWestland AW101 Stockland, Devon, UK

30-Jun-09 AgustaWestland AW101 Stockland, Devon, UK

30-Jun-2009

30-Jun-09 AgustaWestland AW101 Stockland, Devon, UK... Read more

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