Papillon-Grand-Canyon-Helicopters Accidents

18-May-14 N840PA Eurocopter AS350B3 Peach Springs, US-Arizona (1F)

After landing, the pilot exited the running helicopter; shortly thereafter the helicopter became airborne without the pilot at the flight controls. The helicopter subsequently impacted the ground and rolled over. The pilot was struck by one or more of the main rotor blades and was fatally injured.... Read more

08-Jun-13 N130PH Eurocopter EC130 Grand Canyon, US-Arizona

The helicopter landed hard and main blades severed the tailboom during a practice engine-out procedure.  2 crew on board, no passengers... Read more

23-Apr-13 N2072M Bell 206L1 Grand Canyon, US-Arizona

Substantially damaged in landing accident.  Although this is a tour helicopter, only two flight crew were on board, no passengers  ... Read more

09-Sep-12 N5745Y Bell 206L.1 Grand Canyon, US-Arizona

Lost power and forced to land in a field.  Main blades hit tail boom... Read more

31-May-11 N2072M Bell 206L.1 Peach Springs, US-Arizona

Engine cowling opened in flight and struck main rotor blades.  Helicopter landed without further incident.... Read more

11-Mar-11 N130GC Eurocopter EC130 Boulder City, US-Nevada

Landed hard during precautionary landing... Read more

09-Nov-10 N892PA Eurocopter AS350B2 Grand Canyon, US-Arizona

Tail rotor struck a cactus. Pilot was sole occupant... Read more

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