Heliwest Accidents

24-Aug-20 OH-HJH MD Helicopters MD500D Sarvisalo, Finland

Landed upright but tail boom got chopped by main blades during emergency landing... Read more

06-Jan-15 I-LASW Airbus AS350B3 Pertica Bassa, Italy

During fire fighting operation, pilot experienced problems on the tail rotor and landed safely – another report suggests the cable holding the water bucket (empty at the time) contacted the tail rotor. Damages found on tail rotor and tail boom.... Read more

19-Jan-13 VH-ZMN Bell 206B Baskerville, Australia

During low-level aerial filming operations, the helicopter rotated quickly to the right and descended. The pilot made an emergency landing on the sloping terrain. The helicopter rolled over and was subtantially damaged with minor injuries to the occupants.... Read more

10-Jan-13 OH-HNP Hughes 500D Paavolantie, Finland

Engine failure during low level powerline operation.  Extensively damaged.  Pilot walked away... Read more

01-Jul-12 I-LASB Eurocopter AS350B3 Granmichele, Italy

Force landing due to a technical issue on positioning flight back to base after firefighting... Read more

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