French-Army Accidents

25-Nov-19 Airbus AS532 Liptako, Mali (11F)

Around 19:40, during the maneuver to prepare for the engagement of the enemy, the Cougar helicopter and a Tiger collided, crashing close to each other. None of the embarked soldiers survived. A rescue and safety operation of the accident zone is underway. Many ways of the Barkhane force are still engaged. Thirteen soldiers died in combat are... Read more

25-Nov-19 Airbus EC505 Liptako, Mali (2F)

Around 19:40, during the maneuver to prepare for the engagement of the enemy, the Cougar helicopter and a Tiger collided, crashing close to each other. None of the embarked soldiers survived. A rescue and safety operation of the accident zone is underway. Many ways of the Barkhane force are still engaged. Thirteen soldiers died in combat are... Read more

03-Nov-12 F-RAUU Eurocopter AS555AN Toussus-le-Noble, France

Loss of control in the hover during post-maintenance test flight, and hit hangar.  3 injured, aircraft total loss.... Read more

10-Jun-11 Eurocopter SA342M Bagram, Afghanistan (1F)

The pilot of a French Army Gazelle died when his helicopter crashed in poor weather conditions.  Victim later named as Lieutenant Matthew Gaudin, 37... Read more

11-May-11 Eurocopter SA341 Rose, France

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

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

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

1-Jan-09 F-MJCK Eurocopter AS350BA ,

1-Jan-09 F-MJCK Eurocopter AS350BA , ... Read more

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