F28 Accidents

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

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

09-May-21 N8627J Enstrom F28F Palmer, US-Alaska

Autorotation landing.  Skid stuck in ground during run-on landing, causing helicopter nose to hit ground and main blades to slice tail boom... Read more

08-Apr-21 N9274 Enstrom 28A Springdale, US-Arkansas

FAA – Skid stuck in mud while hover training, bending the skid... Read more

11-Dec-19 N65RS Enstrom F28 Bluffdale, US-Utah

Aircraft crashed under into a field near Redwood road, after the pilot lost the tail rotor and started spinning.... Read more

22-Jul-15 G-BYKF Enstrom 28F Dunkeswell, UK

Details to be confirmed, but reported “in a nose down attitude in the business park”... Read more

13-Mar-15 N5688N Enstrom F28C-2 Shelby, US-Montana

Minor damage after skid touched ground while hovering... Read more

07-Aug-14 N213BL Enstrom F28F Tunnel City, US-Wisconsin

Crashed into cornfield while spraying.... Read more

10-Jan-14 F-GIZR Enstrom F28A Saint-Amans-des-Cots, France

Pilot observed a significant reduction in engine noise and a different regime. The helicopter slowly loses the height. The pilot decided to land in the countryside. A 2 meters on the ground, the device drops abruptly. One of the main rotor blades struck the ground in front of the camera then severed the tail boom.... Read more

11-Oct-13 N620TA Enstrom F28F Jordan Valley, US-Oregon

Pilot/owner Caroll Palmer and his son Benjamin Palmer were on board when the helicopter went down shortly after take off... Read more

27-Sep-13 N631DP Enstrom F28C Bloomsburg, US-Pennsylvania (1F)

69-year old pilot Carl Enlow had stopped flying tours at a fair for a refuel and to allow a relief pilot to take over.  Enlow went back to speak to the pilot who relieved him when his hat blew off his head and he was struck by the rotor when he reached for it.... Read more

02-Aug-13 N24RB Enstrom 28A Memphis, US-Tennessee

Windshield broke.  Emergency landing close to threshold of main runway at Memphis Airport... Read more

26-Jul-13 N287Q Enstrom F28A Danbury, US-Texas

Crashed and burnt out.  2 Medevac’d to hospital... Read more

23-Apr-13 N51767 Enstrom F28C Glidden, US-Iowa

Crashed in open field with boom separated from cabin/engine area.  Helicopter had been hired by Iowa Department of Natural Resources for a geese count... Read more

27-Mar-13 N918DK Enstrom F28F Twin Falls, US-Idaho

Lost power on climb out, landed heavily and fall onto port side.  Owner/pilot Steven Wybenga, age 51, suffered slight injuries... Read more

07-Dec-12 N574H Enstrom F28C Abilene, US-Texas

Engine failure on training flight.  Emergency landing made with some damage to tail rotor.  Pilot was instructor Robert Welch, 50 and student was aircraft owner Neil Overton, 41... Read more

20-Jul-12 F-GIZR Enstrom F28A St Croix Vallee, France

Tail rotor struck ground taking off from sloping ground... Read more

20-May-12 N63VP Enstrom F28F Twin Falls, US-Idaho

Pilot had informed ATC of mechanical concerns but did not quite reach the airport, the helicopter being severely damaged when landing half a mile stort of Magic Valley Regional Airport (Joslin Field).  Photos show the cabin completely separated from the tail boom.... Read more

17-Apr-12 N171HH Enstrom F28F Pendleton, US-Oregon

Minor unspecified damage on landing... Read more

29-Aug-11 N228F Enstrom F28F Menominee, US-Michigan

Landed hard and tail blades struck the ground... Read more

26-Aug-11 D-HEVA Enstrom F28F Mülheim an der Mosel, Germany

Extensively damaged by severe hailstorm when parked at a hotel.  Hail stones the size of tennis balls!... Read more

26-Aug-11 D-HHSB Enstrom F28C Mülheim an der Mosel, Germany

Extensively damaged by severe hailstorm when parked at a hotel.  Hail stones the size of tennis balls!... Read more

26-Aug-11 D-HFIN Enstrom F28A Mülheim an der Mosel, Germany

Extensively damaged by severe hailstorm when parked at a hotel.  Hail stones the size of tennis balls!... Read more

26-Aug-11 D-HAEW Enstrom F28A Mülheim an der Mosel, Germany

Extensively damaged by severe hailstorm when parked at a hotel.  Hail stones the size of tennis balls!... Read more

23-Jun-11 N5694A Enstrom F28C DeSoto, US-Nebraska

Helicopter was surveying power lines but was forced to make an emergency landing after reporting mechanical problems.  F28 ended up on its side... Read more

26-Feb-11 N5689B Enstrom F28C-2 St Lucie, US-Florida

low fuel pressure warning light came on during climbout at 200′. Engine sputtered and the ensuing landing was heavy, with the tail boom separating from the cabin and the base of the cabin touching the ground.... Read more

24-Apr-09 Enstrom F28 Chemainus, Canada

24-Apr-09 Enstrom F28 Chemainus, Canada... Read more

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