F280 Accidents

26-Oct-19 N280F Enstrom 280F Jordan Valley, US-Oregon (1F)

Details not yet known.  Pilot suffered fatal injuries and passenger (pilot’s daughter) received injuries which are reportedly not life threatening... Read more

21-Jun-15 C-FQGY Enstrom 280C Sidney, Canada

The helicopter was landing on an unprepared, deeply cultivated field. During the vertical landing, the left skid settled into the soft ground and the helicopter entered into a dynamic rollover. There was substantial damage to the helicopter. There were no injuries to the pilot or passenger. CADORS 2015C2439... Read more

28-Feb-15 VH-YHD Enstrom 280C Deception Bay, Australia

Crashed into mudflats.  Pilot out and OK.... Read more

08-Dec-14 N509LH Enstrom 280FX Fort Lupton, US-Colorado

Lost power in cruise at 600ft and force landed in field just NE of Platte Valley Airpark,  causing minor injuries to 25-year old female pilot, who was not named in press reports.  Photo... Read more

03-Jun-14 G-IDUP Enstrom F280C Sywell, UK

Main blades hit hangar while manoevering close to the fuel pumps... Read more

21-Jan-14 N51683 Enstrom 280C Showlow, US-Arizona

Substantially damaged in landing accident... Read more

12-Oct-13 SP-GMB Enstrom F280FX Wolicy Koziej, Poland (2F)

Crashed and burned out approx one mile from take-off point in a wooded area, killing 66-year-old pilot from Miedzychód and 64-year-old passenger from Gorzow Wielkopolski... Read more

03-Apr-12 N3042D Enstrom F280FX Corpus Christi, US-Texas

Heavy landing on final approach, causing skids to flatten and some rotor blade damage.  Minor injury to pilot, passenger refused medical help.  Aircraft was returning to base after transmission line survey for American Electric Power.... Read more

08-Feb-12 G-OJMF Enstrom 280FX Barton, UK

In a run-on landing , the helicopter veered after landing and the tail rotor struck the ground.... Read more

03-Sep-11 N280AD Enstrom F280FX Heber City, US-Utah

Three injured – pilot reported entered autorotation after engine failure.  Pilot named as Ken Heidorn and passengers were Suzanne Tanner and her 15-year-old son... Read more

27-Mar-11 N8631P Enstrom F280FX 20M east of Miami, US-Florida

Pilot was flying alone from South Florida to Nassau, Bahamas – the shortest distance for that route being 50 miles. Some 20 miles out over the sea, the aircraft experienced engine problems and put down safely in the water.  The Enstrom was fitted with fixed floats... Read more

25-May-09 N5699N Enstrom F280C Ogden, US-Utah

25-May-09 N5699N Enstrom F280C Ogden, US-Utah... Read more

20-Apr-09 N409LH Enstrom F280FX Erie, US-Colorado

20-Apr-09 N409LH Enstrom F280FX Erie, US-Colorado... Read more

19-Mar-09 N280AD Enstrom F280FX Wendover, US-Utah

19-Mar-09 N280AD Enstrom F280FX Wendover, US-Utah... Read more

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