RSS Feed for this search

Accidents+AW101

06-Nov-19 MM81487 Leonardo AW101 Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy

Helicopter belonging to the  1° Gruppo Elicotteri of the Italian Navy crash landed aboard  Caio Duilio AAW (Anti-Air Warfare) Destroyer at the end of a night training flight. Helicopter on its side, 6 POB not seriously injured

Tags: , , , , , , ,

21-May-17 Leonardo AW101 Hamr el Ain, Algeria (3F)

Helicopter crashed in open farmland on a night reconnaissance mission, killing three POB.  Post crash fire.  Reported location is right by significant amounts of high voltage lines converging on a power station site, and the Algerian Navy later confirmed (below) that the helicopter hit powerlines.

The official statement in the news section of the Algerian Navy website shows an AW101 and official naval photos of three men in their uniforms, thus confirming 3 fatalities and not 5 as reported in some sources.

The statement reads as follows – During a night training patrol on the Blida-Tipaza axis, a rescue helicopter belonging to the Naval Forces was crashed on Sunday the 21st of May 2017, at 9.40 pm after having struck high-voltage power lines near the commune of Hamr El Ain, in the Wilaya of Tipaza, causing the death of the members of its crew, composed of three officers.  In this painful circumstance, Major General HAOULI Mohamed Larbi Commandant of the Naval Forces sends his heartfelt condolences to the victims’ families and assures them of his deep compassion and support in the aftermath of this tragic accident.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

HeliHub.com advertising space - 240x100 Pixels
Visit our website - www.sloanehelicopters.com

11-Oct-14 M-518 AgustaWestland AW101 Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan

Helicopter ended up on its side in incident at 2200 hours local time.

Tags: , , , , , ,

07-Aug-13 ZJ122 AgustaWestland AW101 Old Colwyn, UK

An RAF helicopter was forced to land in a field in Conwy county as a precaution after encountering tail rotor issues

Tags: , , , , , ,

06-Jun-12 ZJ121 AgustaWestland AW101 Stanwick, UK

Emergency field landing due to loose/missing tail rotor blade tape.  Stayed overnight and cleared for flight next day

Tags: , , , , , ,

20-Mar-12 AgustaWestland AW101 Colchester, UK

The downdraft of a Merlin helicopter on a training exercise at Colchester General Hospital damaged support poles holding up a covered walkway linking Gainsborough Ward with the main hospital building so badly it had to be taken down.  Cars in the car park – including a police vehicle – suffered broken windscreens.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

03-Jul-11 AgustaWestland AW101 Summerside, Canada

A woman holding an infant was injured by a sign that came loose when a helicopter was practising its landing at the Summerside, P.E.I., waterfront Sunday before being used to transport visting royalty.  The AW101 is known locally in Canada as the CH-149 Cormorant

Tags: , , , , ,

21-Mar-11 AgustaWestland AW101 Aalborg, Denmark

Stranded on hospital helipad after APU failure, fixed next day

Tags: , , , , ,

23-Jun-10 (Serial TBA) AgustaWestland AW101 Lashkar Gar, Afghanistan

Tags: , , , , ,

09-Nov-09 (Serial TBA) AgustaWestland Merlin HC.3 Holtville Airstrip, US-California

Tags: , , , , ,

16-Oct-09 ZH827 AgustaWestland Merlin HM.1 HMCS Montreal (at sea)

Exact date unknown.  Report states “in the last week” prior to ship arriving at port on 16-oct-09

Tags: , , ,

30-Jun-09 AgustaWestland AW101 Stockland, Devon, UK

Tags: , , , ,