Eurocopter SA330 / Accidents

11-Oct-15 XW229 Airbus SA330 Kabul, Afghanistan (5F)

11-Oct-15 XW229 Airbus SA330 Kabul, Afghanistan (5F)

11-Oct-2015

Two UK RAF servicemen, two US servicemen and one French civilian contractor died in the crash after reportedly striking the cable of a tethered surveillance balloon.  The two British fatalitites were named as Flight Lieutenant Geraint Roberts and Flight Lieutenant Alan Scott, while the American pair were named as Major Phyllis Pelky and Master Sgt.... Read more

18-Jul-15 1209 TP-1 Oryx Goma, DRCongo

18-Jul-15 1209 TP-1 Oryx Goma, DRCongo

18-Jul-2015Source: http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=40001:saaf-oryx-damaged-in-drc-taxiing-incident&catid=111:sa-defence&Itemid=242

Nosewheel collapsed during ground taxi after hitting 5cm edge of newly laid tarmac.  operating for UN... Read more

12-May-15 EI-SAI Airbus SA330J Pristina, Kosovo

12-May-15 EI-SAI Airbus SA330J Pristina, Kosovo

12-May-2015

The aircraft was on a training flight and the pilots were simulating engine failure after the “Landing Decision Point (LDP)”. After the firm touchdown the helicopter bounced and when it touched down again it veered off and tipped over on its right side and caused substantial damage to the Helicopter.... Read more

21-Nov IAR330 Puma Malancrav, Romania (9F)

21-Nov IAR330 Puma Malancrav, Romania (9F)

21-Nov-2014

Eight of 10 POB killed in accident during military training exercise after helicopter crashed from low level and caught fire. Ninth victim died later 9on 8th December) in hospital... Read more

07-Mar-13 Eurocopter/IAR SA330L Bacau, Romania (2F)

07-Mar-13 Eurocopter/IAR SA330L Bacau, Romania (2F)

7-Mar-2013

Two killed and three injured when helicopter crashed on training flight.  The two fatalities were named by the Romanian military as Petty Officer Lawrence Chiru and Sergeant Basil Manolache... Read more

03-Feb-12 ZS-RUH Eurocopter SA330 Pristina, Serbia

03-Feb-12 ZS-RUH Eurocopter SA330 Pristina, Serbia

3-Feb-2012

Power loss during takeoff, ground impact... Read more

05-Jul-11 Eurocopter SA330 Andover, UK

05-Jul-11 Eurocopter SA330 Andover, UK

5-Jul-2011

Helicopter is on its side in a corn field, more details when available.  One report suggests bird strike to blame?... Read more

12-Jun-09 H-3306 Eurocopter SA330 Bogor, West Java, Indonesia (4F)

12-Jun-09 H-3306 Eurocopter SA330 Bogor, West Java, Indonesia (4F)

12-Jun-2009

12-Jun-09 H-3306 Eurocotper AS332 Bogor, West Java, Indonesia... Read more

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