Mustang-Helicopters Accidents

02-Mar-15 C-GLVI Bell 205 Revelstoke, Canada

The Pilot was repositioning 12 passengers from the bottom to the top of the Ghosts Drimie ski run. Upon departure, the Pilot elected to take-off downhill and downwind due to the terrain. The aircraft started to settle as it transited across a field and entered a ‘snowball’ at which time the pilot lost visual reference.... Read more

15-Sep-12 C-GZNF Bell 212 Batman, Turkey

Helicopter was subject to small arms fire from the ground and was badly damaged.  Four of the nine passengers sustained gunshot related injuries.  CADAORS ref 2012C4147... Read more

26-Aug-11 C-FMNE Eurocopter AS350B2 Crowsnest Pass, Canada

Helicopter landed hard after a hydraulic failure. There were 5 people on board, including 4 passengers from Alberta Forestry Dept. The pilot received a broken collarbone and the helicopter was substantially damaged (CADORS 2011C3219)... Read more

13-Mar-11 C-GIYZ Hughes 369D Conklin, Canada

On short final the pilot elected to change the touchdown point. During manoeuvre, the tail rotor struck a large rock. The tail rotor drive shaft sheared and the tail rotor sustained substantial damage; helicopter remained upright on landing. Sole occupant pilot was not injured. CADAORS ref 2011C0797... Read more

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