Eurocopter SA341 / Accidents

09-Apr-20 N9334W Airbus SA341 Fort Myers, US-Florida

09-Apr-20 N9334W Airbus SA341 Fort Myers, US-Florida

9-Apr-2020

Hard landing.  No injury reported to 1 POB... Read more

15-Jul-15 G-BXTH Airbus SA341G Abbeyshrule, Ireland

15-Jul-15 G-BXTH Airbus SA341G Abbeyshrule, Ireland

15-Jul-2015

Helicopter ended up on its side on a narrow strip of grass between hotel and canal after main blades struck building.  Unclear from early press reports whether it was an intentional or emergency landing.  Pilot “detained on suspicion of endangerment”... Read more

06-Jul-15 YU-HET Airbus SA342J Stapleford, UK

06-Jul-15 YU-HET Airbus SA342J Stapleford, UK

6-Jul-2015

During ground run post-maintenance, the SA342J Gazelle took off to 10ft and then dropped to the ground.  MW Helicopters engineer on board was reportedly not a qualified pilot – and was not injured in the accident.  Starboard skid ripped off, tail boom badly creased.... Read more

19-Sep-14 RA-1233G Eurocopter SA341G Vasilievsky Island, Russia (1F)

19-Sep-14 RA-1233G Eurocopter SA341G Vasilievsky Island, Russia (1F)

19-Sep-2014

Helicopter overflew a boat before flying at low level and high speed, getting lower very gradually until hitting the water. The water surface was glassy smooth, perhaps contributory.  After crashing, the helicopter is said to have sunk almost immediately.  The pilot/owner who died has been identified as 41 year old Alexei Afonchenkovu.  Passenger survived... Read more

02-Jun-14 XZ936 Eurocopter SA341 Boscombe Down, UK

02-Jun-14 XZ936 Eurocopter SA341 Boscombe Down, UK

2-Jun-2014

On touchdown the aircraft ‘porpoised’, initially nose down, due to contact with the heels of the skids followed almost immediately by the cyclic being displaced fully aft and a progressive left (lateral) cyclic displacement. The cyclic was then centralised longitudinally as the aircraft pitched up before it was again displaced fully aft, on this occasion... Read more

10-Jan-12 G-WDEV Eurocopter SA341G Salisbury, UK

10-Jan-12 G-WDEV Eurocopter SA341G Salisbury, UK

10-Jan-2012

Helicopter down in wooded area.  3POB – owner/pilot Andy Ridings was airlifted to Southampton General Hospital with chest and head injuries, along with another man who was suffering from back pain and head injuries.  The third is believed to have suffered a dislocated ankle.  Second/third POB were Mike Rosser and Ian Sutton... Read more

02-Sep-11 12752 Soko 341H Gazelle Herceg Novi, Montenegro (3F)

02-Sep-11 12752 Soko 341H Gazelle Herceg Novi, Montenegro (3F)

2-Sep-2011

Helicopter made contact with a wall and crashed onto rocks close to the shoreline.  The crash killed pilot Lt. Å ahbaz Belhadin (44), Major Ivan Obradovic (36) and Vidoje Tomic (35), a sergeant first class.... Read more

20-Aug-11 Eurocopter SA341G Rbayh, Tunisia (2F)

20-Aug-11 Eurocopter SA341G Rbayh, Tunisia (2F)

20-Aug-2011

Two crew killed when Gazelle went down close to Libyan border in south of Tunisia... Read more

11-May-11 Eurocopter SA341 Rose, France

11-May-11 Eurocopter SA341 Rose, France

11-May-2011

Precautionary landing in field after engine problems... Read more

08-Mar-11 HA-LFB Eurocopter SA341 Honister, UK (1F)

08-Mar-11 HA-LFB Eurocopter SA341 Honister, UK (1F)

8-Mar-2011

Authorities were alerted after the non-arrival of  a helicopter due from a short flight in Cumbria.  Local press reports give the owner/pilot’s name as Mark Weir.... Read more

26-Dec-10 UR-MANN Eurocopter SA341 Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (4F)

26-Dec-10 UR-MANN Eurocopter SA341 Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (4F)

26-Dec-2010

Pilot listed as Vadim Vlasenko, and the three passengers were all fashion models – 19-year-old Catherine Vetchynkina , 19-year-old Yana Bondarenko and 22-year-old Zlata Mashyrova... Read more

03-Dec-10 Eurocopter SA342M Jbeil, Lebanon

03-Dec-10 Eurocopter SA342M Jbeil, Lebanon

3-Dec-2010

The Army Command stated on Friday that a Gazelle was forced to make an emergency landing in the Jbeil area near the Afqa cave after a technical malfunction.... Read more

12-Oct-10 Eurocopter SA341 Saint-Remèze, France

12-Oct-10 Eurocopter SA341 Saint-Remèze, France

12-Oct-2010

Heavy landing on training flight... Read more

22-Sep-10 Eurocopter SA341 Plaisance-du-Gers, France

22-Sep-10 Eurocopter SA341 Plaisance-du-Gers, France

22-Sep-2010

Gazelle from 5RHC was involved in low level training, and crashed in an open field.... Read more

02-May-2010 YU-HEH Soko SO341 Krnješevci, Serbia

02-May-2010 YU-HEH Soko SO341 Krnješevci, Serbia

2-May-2010

Accident from low level, no serious injuries.  Report states helicopter spinning before crashing.... Read more

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