Poland Accidents

06-Jul-21 SP-CCC Robinson R44 Mikołajki, Poland

3 POB escaped from this helicopter after it crashed heavily into the water of Lake Tałty – CCTV footage in this video from YouTube... Read more

13-Aug-20 SP-SVW Robinson R44 Sady, Poland

Helicopter ditched in river on a training flight.  Both instructor and student were injured... Read more

27-Sep-15 SP-SOO MD Helicopters MD500E Burkatów, Poland

Encountered problem (variously reported, but likely a tail rotor problem) at low level while on powerline work.  Crashed into residential area.  Pilot injured, passenger seriously injured.  Helicopter was intentionally equipped for powerline work (see this video)... Read more

08-Sep-15 SP-NHE Guimbal G2 Sielicach, Poland

Practising autorotation when it hit the ground tail first at very low rotor RPM and one blade struck the tail boom. The helicopter came to rest on its skids and there were no injuries to the instructor or student.  BEA data refers to ” A broken cam of the throttle was found.”  That report also... Read more

19-May-14 Robinson R22 Tomaszów Bolesławiecki, Poland

Crashed heavily in open ploughed field and remained upright. Reported engine issues.  Blades still attached at root, skid splayed out NOTE – this is wrongly reported elsewhere as G-OLRT.  The boom from the real G-OLRT (which is still in UK) was sold to a Polish buyer, who fitted it on another R22 without correcting the... Read more

01-May-14 SP-SFC Mil Mi-2 Czesty, Poland

Privately owned Mi-2 fell onto its side in accident in open field.  Main blades contacted tail boom.  7 POB, of which five to hospital.  Registration confirmed by this tweet... 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

13-Sep-13 SP-WNP Robinson R44 Wygonin, Poland (3F)

Crashed and consumed by fire, killing all three on board.  One was named as Krzysztof Mielewczyk, husband of a member of the Polish Parliament... Read more

15-Dec-10 SP-SKK Bell 407 Gorzów Śląski, Poland

Reportedly on approach to land and crashed “from 200 ft”.  Ground completely covered by snow, possible contributory factor... Read more

30-Aug-09 SP-YSA Rotorway 162F Swidnik, Poland

30-Aug-09 SP-YSA Rotorway 162F Swidnik, Poland... Read more

12-Jun-09 SP-… Eurocopter EC120 Jaworze, near Bielsko BiaÅ‚a, Poland

12-Jun-09 SP- Eurocopter EC120 Jaworze, near Bielsko BiaÅ‚a, Poland... Read more

27-Feb-09 584 Mil Mi-24 Inowroclaw, Poland (1F)

27-Feb-09 584 Mil Mi-24 Inowroclaw, Poland... Read more

17-Feb-09 SP-ZXC Mil Mi-2 Budziszow, Poland (2F)

17-Feb-09 SP-ZXC Mil Mi-2 Budziszow, Poland... Read more

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