US-Customs-&-Border-Protection Accidents

29-Jul-15 N6095U Airbus AS350B2 Tucson, US-Arizona

The Customs and Border Patrol Instructor Pilot demonstrated an autorotation, yet misjudged the flare. Helicopter destroyed... Read more

17-Jan-14 N578AE Eurocopter AS350B3 Houlton, US-Maine

Emergency landing followed by uncontained engine failure and fire.  2 POB safely exited helicopter... Read more

10-Jan-14 N3948A Eurocopter AS350B3 Falfurrias, US-Texas

Emergency landing after pilot suspected (wrongly as it happens) an engine fire.  Helicopter ended up on its side.  3 POB all injured and to hospital.  US Customs & Border Patrol helicopter was reportedly on low level work... Read more

17-Dec-13 Picture Rocks, US-Arizona

Emergency landing, needed roading out from where it came down.... Read more

05-Nov-13 Eurocopter AS350B3 Roma, US-Texas

Emergency landing after damage to main rotor blades.  Helicopter was patrolling very close to the Mexican border when it was reportedly struck by rocks launched from the Mexican side.  Safe landing, no injuries... Read more

23-Nov-12 N3984A Eurocopter AS350B3 Scottsdale, US-Arizona

Tail boom damaged in off airport landing... Read more

18-Aug-12 N3939A Eurocopter AS350B3 Sunburst, US-Montana

Main driveshaft failure in low level hover... Read more

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