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31-May-17 Boeing AH-64 Dornstadt-Tomerdingen, Germany

Emergency landing in a field of crop. No apparent damage from photos in press.  Quote > Instruments indicated that the hydraulics powering the flight control system had a loss in pressure, prompting a “land-as-soon-as-possible condition”

31-May-17

01-May-17 Sikorsky UH-60 Scottsville, US-New York

Precautionary landing made at country club after the windshield developed a crack and its anti-icing system started to short out.  It was later flown back to base at Rochester

01-May-17

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02-Dec-15 Boeing AH-64 Clarksville, US-Tennessee

Apache from  101st Airborne Division crashed around 7pm on a night training flight

02-Dec-15

23-Nov-15 Sikorsky UH-60L Fort Hood, US-Texas (4F)

Maj. Gen. Jeffrey N. Colt, commanding general, First Army Division West, released the following statement on Tuesday 24th:  “It is with a heavy heart that I announce the death of four First Army Division West Soldiers as a result of a UH-60L helicopter crash that happened Monday evening sometime after 5:49 p.m. The accident is… Read more »

23-Nov-15

23-Nov-15 Boeing AH-64 Wonju, Korea (2F)

US Army Apache crashed after hitting wires on a routine training mission, killing both on board.  Post crash fire.  Debris scattered across a road 500m from nearest houses.  The authorities reported wire among the wreckage and the upper part of a nearby high-voltage tower was damaged.

23-Nov-15

26-Oct-15 Boeing AH-64 Elkton, US-Kentucky

Emergency landing on sports field after suspected fire.  No injuries or damage.  Helicopter operating from Fort Campbell

26-Oct-15

04-Sep-15 Sikorsky UH-60 Sanford, US-Florida

Light aircraft ground taxying ran into parked and unattended US Army Blackhawk

04-Sep-15

02-Sep-15 Sikorsky UH-60 Rampart Range, US-Colorado

Crashed into trees during a training exercise.  Two severely injured, two minor.

02-Sep-15

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21-Jul-15 81-23609 Sikorsky UH-60 McPherson, US-Kansas

Main blades contacted tail boom in night training landing

21-Jul-15

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26-Jun-14 Boeing AH-64 Molinelli, US-Alabama

Night training flight

26-Jun-14

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19-Jun-14 Boeing AH-64 Leray, US-New York

Tenth Combat Aviation officials say the pilots were conducting a maintenance test flight over Jefferson County  when an emergency light came on in the cockpit.

19-Jun-14

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09-Feb-14 Sikorsky UH-60 Lilburn, US-Georgia

Emergency field landing.  No apparent damage.  Engineer called

09-Feb-14

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29-Jan-14 Boeing AH-64 Richland, US-Pennsylvania

Helicopter calling emergency with one engine shut down and 2 POB.  Cambria County Airport area.  Safe night landing

29-Jan-14

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15-Jan-14 Sikorsky UH-60 Savannah, US-Georgia (1F)

One killed, two injured in training accident.  Helicopter operated by Special ops 160SOAR unit.  Fatality named here as Capt. Clayton O. Carpenter

15-Jan-14

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09-Jan-14 Boeing CH-47 Laurel, US-Mississippi

Safe emergency landing made with no damage to aircraft.  Helicopter AOG awaiting engineer

09-Jan-14

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17-Dec-13 Sikorsky UH-60 Zabul, Afghanistan (6F)

US military keep quiet on details of what happened in this accident, which killed six of the seven on board a Black Hawk.  Fatalities reported by NBC here as Chief Warrant Officer 2 Randy L. Billings, 34, of Heavener, Okla. Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joshua B. Silverman, 35, of Scottsdale, Ariz. Sgt. Peter C. Bohler,… Read more »

17-Dec-13

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13-Dec-13 Bell OH-58D Knoxville, US-Tennessee

Crashed and caught fire on positioning flight to night training mission.  2 POB got out OK

13-Dec-13

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11-Jun-13 Sikorsky UH-60 Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan

Australian special ops soldier injured in heavy landing .  5+ POB

11-Jun-13

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09-Apr-12 Boeing AH-64 Pechigram district, Afghanistan (2F)

Two US soldiers killed in helicopter crash.  A press release from the Pennsylvania National Guard named the pair as Chief Warrant Officer 3 Matthew Ruffner, 34, and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jarett Yoder, 27.

09-Apr-13

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16-Mar-13 Bell OH-58D Daman district, Afghanistan (1F)

Officials from the International Security Assistance Force said they have no indication that the helicopter was brought down by enemy activity in the area.

16-Mar-13

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11-Mar-13 Sikorsky UH-60 Daman district, Afghanistan (5F)

Helicopter went down during rain storm

11-Mar-13

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31-Jan-13 Boeing AH-64D Raleigh, US-North Carolina

Emergency landing after electrical malfunction

31-Jan-13

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05-Sep-12 Bell OH-58D Puli Alam, Afghanistan (2F)

“An ISAF helicopter has crashed in eastern Afghanistan, resulting in two ISAF fatalities. We are investigating,” a spokesman for NATO’s U.S.-led International Security Assistance Force said.  The two casualties were later named as Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jose L. Montenegro Jr., 31, of Houston, Texas, and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Thalia S. Ramirez, 28, of… Read more »

05-Sep-12

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30-Aug-12 Sikorsky UH-60 Hanover, US-Virginia

Force landing in corn field.  No apparent damage.

30-Aug-12

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28-Aug-12 Boeing CH-47 Afghanistan

Attempting to land in the regional command-east section of Afghanistan when the “non-hostile incident” occurred.

28-Aug-12

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16-Aug-12 Sikorsky UH-60 Shah Wali Kot, Afghanistan (11F)

Helicopter crashed during a firefight with insurgents in a remote area of southern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing seven Americans and four Afghans

16-Aug-12

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06-Jun-12 Bell OH-58D Qarah Bagh, Afghanistan (2F)

Two International Security Assistance Force service members died following a helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan, military officials reported.  The pair were later named as Capt. Scott P. Pace, 33, of Brawley, California  and Lt. Mathew G. Fazzari, 25, of Walla Walla, Washington.  This report states they took fire from insurgents

06-Jun-12

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05-Jun-12 10-08079 Boeing CH-47F Hadley, US-Massachusetts

Precautionary landing on flight out of the Army Support Facility in Windsor Locks, CT.  Pilot had noticed unusual engine noise and seen smoke

05-Jun-12

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15-May-12 Boeing AH-64 Killeen, US-Texas

Missile training device accidentally dropped from Apache helicopter out of Fort Hood.

15-May-12

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19-Apr-12 Sikorsky UH-60 Helmand Province, Afghanistan (4F)

A Black Hawk helicopter crashed Thursday in southern Afghanistan, killing all four POB.  Weather was apparently a factor.  Fatalities named as Chief Warrant Officer 2 Nicholas Johnson, 27, San Diego; Spc. Dean Shaffer, 23, Pekin, Ill.; Chief Warrant Officer 2 Don Viray, 25, Waipahu, Hawaii; and Spc. Chris Workman, 33, Boise, Idaho.

19-Apr-12

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12-Dec-11 Bell OH-58D Lewis-McChord, US-Washington (2F) [1 of 2]

One of two OH-58Ds which crashed around the same time at Joint Base Lewis-McChord on night training flights.  Each involved 2 fatalities.  Not yet released whether it was one accident or two. The four were named as Capt. Anne M. Montgomery, and Chief Warrant Officers Frank A. Buoniconti, Joseph S. Satterfield and Lucas Daniel Sigfrid

12-Dec-11

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12-Dec-11 Bell OH-58D Lewis-McChord, US-Washington (2F) [2 of 2]

One of two OH-58Ds which crashed around the same time at Joint Base Lewis-McChord on night training flights.  Each involved 2 fatalities.  Not yet released whether it was one accident or two. The four were named as Capt. Anne M. Montgomery, and Chief Warrant Officers Frank A. Buoniconti, Joseph S. Satterfield and Lucas Daniel Sigfrid

12-Dec-11

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08-Aug-11 Boeing AH-6M Fort Benning, US-Georgia (2F)

Two Army  pilots were killed when their helicopter crashed during a training exercise on a live-fire range.  Pilots named as Capt. John D. Hortman, 30, of Inman, SC, and Chief Warrant Officer 3 Steven B. Redd, 37, of Lancaster, CA. Both served in the 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment stationed at Fort Campbell,… Read more »

08-Aug-11

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06-Aug-11 Boeing CH-47D Wardak Province, Afghanistan (38F)

30 members of the US military, a civilian interpreter and 7 Afghan soldiers died.  Initial reports suggest it was shot down by Taliban forces

06-Aug-11

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24-Jun-11 Honeywell RQ-16 Fukushima, Japan

A Honeywell RQ-16 T-Hawk drone amde an emergency landing on the remains of the #2 reactor at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power station while taking air samples to measure radiation levels.

24-Jun-11

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19-Jun-11 Sikorsky HH-60M Turtlecreek Township, US-Ohio

Precautionary landing after problem with one engine

19-Jun-11

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05-Jun-11 Bell OH-58D Sabari District, Afghanistan (2F)

A NATO spokesman in eastern Afghanistan said the helicopter in Sunday’s crash went down in the Sabari District of Khost Province, a mountainous area near the Pakistan border, where insurgent activity has been among the heaviest this spring.  Deceased later named as Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth R. White, 35, of Fort Collins, Colo., and Chief… Read more »

05-Jun-11

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17-May-11 Boeing AH-64 Hanover, US-Colorado

A 1-2 Aviation Reconnaissance Battalion flying an Apache helicopter made a cautionary landing in Hanover, east of Butts Army Airfield when a red warning light came on

17-May-11

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04-May-11 Boeing CH-47 Frances, US-Kentucky

A Chinook out of Fort Campbell made an emergency landing in a field in Crittenden County near Frances, Kentucky. One person suffered minor injuries but there is no word on how many people were on board.

04-May-11

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01-May-11 Sikorsky UH-60 Abbottabad, Pakistan

One US Army helicopter crashed during the 40 minute US navy seal operation to kill or capture Osama bin Laden. No one was hurt.  Local reports quote the time as “late on Sunday night”.  Three other helicopters involved in this operation.  Some reports say it crashed after being shot at from the ground

01-May-11

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28-Apr-11 98-5054 Boeing AH-64D Packers Bend, US-Alabama (1F)

Instructor killed, Dutch student unnijured.  Helicopter apparently struck the cable for the Davis Ferry that is strung across the Alabama River

28-Apr-11

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23-Apr-11 Bell OH-58D Kapisa province, Afghanistan (1F)

The Kapisa deputy provincial governor Aziz Ul Rahman said that the helicopter had hit a cable.  Fatality later named as Chief Warrant Officer 2 Terry L. Varnadore II, 29, of Arden, N.C

23-Apr-11

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24-Mar-11 Bell OH-58D Linden, US-North Carolina

Very heavylanding in farm field after experiencing mechanical issues.  Skids took impact, and tail boom also damaged.  Tail rotor not attached to the helicopter by the time it came to rest.

24-Mar-11

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07-Mar-11 Event, US-Texas

US Army helicopter made precautionary landing which required engineers to be called out from its Fort Hood base

07-Mar-11

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09-Feb-11 Sikorsky UH-60 Lafayette, US-Indiana

The helicopter’s tail rotor accidentally touched the runway during a practice run, damaging it and causing the craft to make a hard landing

09-Feb-11

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07-Feb-11 93-26476 Sikorsky UH-60 Honolulu, US-Hawaii

Emergency landing made in school field after warning light illuminated.  No damage.  Crew turned situation into educational opportunity for the school children.

07-Feb-11

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04-Feb-11 Sikorsky UH-60 New Baltimore, US-New York

Warning light led to emergency landing in snowy field.  No indication of any damage or injuries

04-Feb-11

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05-Jan-11 Boeing CH-47 Stow Creek Township, US-New Jersey

Precautionary landing made after warning light illumination.  Later departed.  One of crew wearing Boeing flight uniform.  Likely on test flight out of Boeing facility at Milville Municipal Airport

05-Jan-11

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14-Dec-10 Bell OH-58D Fort Rucker, US-Alabama (1F)

Training accident – student seriouslyinjured, instructor killed

14-Dec-10

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23-Nov-10 Bell TH-67 Fort Rucker, US-Alabama

Instructor and student suffered minor injuries in an accident during helicopter flight training

23-Nov-10

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14-Oct-10 Sikorsky UH-60 Alfred, US-New York

The Blackhawk was conducting a routine training flight when one of the two engines experienced a mechanical problem.

14-Oct-10

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01-Jul-10 (Serial TBA) Sikorsky UH-60 Shelbyville, US-Indiana

01-Jul-10

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30-Jun-10 (Serial TBA) Boeing AH-64 Pikes Peak, US-Colorado

30-Jun-10

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09-Jun-10 (Serial TBA) Sikorsky UH-60 Sangin, Afghanistan (5F)

4 fatalities in the accident, 5th died later as a result of injuries (report)

09-Jun-10

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02-May-10 (Serial TBA) Boeing AH-64 Eastover, US-South Carolina (1F)

02-May-10

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17-Apr-10 95-26648 Sikorsky UH-60L 12 miles north of Tikrit, Iraq (1F)

17-Apr-10

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03-Feb-10 (Serial TBA) Sikorsky UH-60 Darmstadt, Germany (3F)

03-Feb-10

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09-Nov-09 (Serial TBA) Bell OH-58D Tikrit, Salah ad-Din Province, Iraq (2F)

09-Nov-09

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26-Oct-09 (Serial TBA) Boeing CH-47 Western region, Afghanistan (10F)

26-Oct-09

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22-Oct-09 (Serial TBA) Sikorsky UH-60 off Virginia Beach, US-Virginia (1F)

22-Oct-09

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21-Sep-09 Boeing AH-64 Fort Hood, US-Texas

21-Sep-09

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19-Sep-09 Sikorsky UH-60 Joint Base Balad, Iraq (1F)

19-Sep-09

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08-Sep-09 N67606 Bell TH-67A Wicksburg, US-Alabama

08-Sep-09

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4-Sep-09 Bell OH-58 Redding Municipal Airport, US-California

4-Sep-09 Bell OH-58 Redding Municipal Airport, US-California

04-Sep-09

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27-Jul-09 Sikorsky UH-60 Huntsville, US-Alabama

27-Jul-09 Sikorsky UH-60 Huntsville, US-Alabama

27-Jul-09

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26-Jul-09 (Serial TBA) Sikorsky UH-60 San Fernando, El Salvador

26-Jul-09

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21-Jul-09 Bell TH-67A Fort Rucker, US-Alabama

21-Jul-09

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21-Jul-09 N91637 Bell B026 Andalusia, US-Alabama

21-Jul-09 N91637 Bell B026 Andalusia, US-Alabama

21-Jul-09

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22-Jun-09 Bell TH67 nr Fort Rucker, US-Alabama (1F)

22-Jun-09 Bell TH67 nr Fort Rucker, US-Alabama

22-Jun-09

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27-May-09 Bell OH-58D Wheeler Army Airfield, US-Hawaii (2F)

27-May-09 Bell OH-58D Wheeler Army Airfield, US-Hawaii

27-May-09

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22-May-09 Boeing AH-64D Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan (1F)

22-May-09 Boeing AH-64D Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan

22-May-09

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18-May-09 Bell OH-58D Fort Bragg, US-North Carolina

18-May-09 Bell OH-58D Fort Bragg, US-North Carolina

18-May-09

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26-Jan-09 Bell OH-58D Kirkuk, Iraq – 2of2 (2F)

26-Jan-09

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26-Jan-09 Bell OH-58D Kirkuk, Iraq – 1of2 (2F)

26-Jan-09 Bell OH-58D Kirkuk, Iraq

26-Jan-09

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17-Jan-09 05-08012 Boeing CH-47F Korengal Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan (1F)

17-Jan-09 Boeing CH-47D Korengal Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan

17-Jan-09

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