Remained upright in very heavy landing. Engine fire. Skids collapsed, boom detached. Pilot (only person on board) airlifted to Rancagua hospital
Crashed and caught fire, killing all five POB.
The deceased were named here as Dr Kgopotso Rudolph Mononyane, an anaesthetist, Dr Curnick Siyabonga (Sia) Mahlangu a cardiothoracic surgeon and Mpho Xaba, a specialist theatre nurse for cardiothoracic and transplant, all from Netcare Milpark Hospital; Sinjin Joshua Farrance, an advanced life support paramedic at Netcare 911, and pilot Mark Stoxreiter from National Airways Corporation
Photo from this report
Two UH-1s flying together and the pilot of the second aircraft remarked that he could see smoke from the engine of the first aircraft. The pilot of the first aircraft advised that they were turning back, but as it maneuvered, it nosedived, according to reports. The pilot reportedly made sure they would not crash land on a group of houses and hence ended up in the rice field, but the impact was fatal for all six on board. Pilot named in the report as Lt. Col. Arnie Arroyo
Some reports say 6 fatalities and we will update this post as required
Firefighting operation – single occupant pilot died when helicopter went down in a water course, while taking on water for the firefighting process. Pilot named in government press release as Mauro Tadeu da Silva Oliveira
The Tomcat helicopter (Bell 47 adaption) was involved in agricultural work. Unclear what happened but helicopter ended up on the ground on its skids but without its rotor mast or main blades
This report states that “Jose Daniel Avelarez Gálea – aviation mechanic was killed and citizen Edward José Flores Padilla, who works as an aviation assistant, was seriously injured.”
Photos posted online show helicopter significantly damaged by landing in two feet of water in a lake, although it remained upright on its skids. Second image shows the person who took the photos, sat in the water of the lake with leg injuries strapped up in a rudimentary way
Highway Patrol helicopter landed in the street on final approach to its base after striking trees. The helicopter remained upright, but landed heavily and the skids splayed out – other damage included main blades and bom. Sole occupant pilot B.K. Jones was injured
Approx latlong 35.731181, -78.629324
Emergency landing during low level training detail. 4POB all out OK
Helicopter fell onto its port side, breaking the main blades. The tail boom remained mostly intact, apart from the port stabiliser on which the helicopter came to rest.,
Helicopter crashed into the yard in a built-up area, killing two of three occupants on impact. Third is reported to have later died in hospital.
Images show mast and main rotor blades largely intact, suggesting it descended upright and vertically. Location is about 3km east of Lagos Airport.
Helicopter was applying herbicide to a wheat field with only the pilot on board. After clearing a row of trees, the helicopter began a slight descent. While rounding out to continue the application pass, the spray boom made contact with the crop and the pilot lost directional control of the helicopter. The helicopter veered to the right and then collided with the terrain. The operator’s ground loader responded to the accident site and brought the pilot to hospital for assessment. The pilot sustained minor injuries and the helicopter was destroyed by a post impact fire.
Precautionary landing in baseball field. Eyewitness reports suggest there was something on fire in the cockpit which was taken out of the helicopter and extinguished. With rotors still turning, the one person who got out then got back in and the helicopter took off again.
Routine training mission; helicopter was struck by a bullet. A safe emergency landing was made at Manassas Regional Airport. One crew member was treated at a hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening.
Three Texas Parks and Wildlife employees died in the accident as they surveyed the landscape for desert bighorn sheep. The pilot, who was a private contractor for the state agency, was taken to El Paso for medical treatment. The victims were named by Texas Parks and Wildlife as Wildlife Biologist Dewey Stockbridge, Fish and Wildlife Technician Brandon White, and State Wildlife Veterinarian Dr. Bob Dittmar
The NTSB tweeted that they were investigating the accident of a Bell 206
The aircraft took off from the Nara Prefecture Heliport at 8:49 on June 29, and was damaged on landing at a landing site in Fukusaki-cho, Kanzaki-gun, Hyogo Prefecture at 9:30.
The UPDAF (Uganda People’s Defence Air Force) aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances in Bulo, Uganda. The helicopter had two crew on board, named as Maj Naome Karungi and PCdt Wakalo Benard, neither survived.
Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances whilst part of a search and rescue operation for missing snowmobilers in the Île Beemer area of Lac-St-Jean, Canada-Quebec. The solo pilot received non life threatening injuries.
A Survival Flight aircraft rolled onto its side on landing, after the pilot, Douglas Davis had an unconfirmed heart attack. There was no patient on-board at the time, the two crew members were uninjured, the pilot was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
Aircraft crashed in the Gulf of Mexico under unknown circumstances.
The last known position was 13 nm W of Southwest Pass, Louisiana as they transiting from one off-shore platform to another.
Helicopter with pilot, co-pilot and four technicians was en route from Palanquero Air Base, in Puerto Salgar, to its maintenance base at Madrid. The helicopter is part of the Presidential Flight.
Struck powerlines and crashed while involved in low level spraying operations
Pilot was identified as Andrew Alan Stephen by the Union County Sheriff’s Office
Helicopter crashed on Anhanguera Highway in Sao Paulo and hit the front of a truck that was passing by, and was consumed by fire. Two fatalities, including journalist, presenter and broadcaster Ricardo Boechat. Ronaldo Quattrucci also died in the accident. Brazilian defence department confirmed the registration of the Bell 206
Bell 206 remained upright on its skids in a heavy landing during a training flight. The 22-year-old student pilot sustained injuries and was transported to hospital. One report suggested it will require a new set of skids
The helicopter departed Mount Carmel Grove City hospital and was flying to Holzer Meigs hospital in Pomeroy to pick up a patient. Contact was lost and the wreckage was found in a wood about three and a half hours later.
Troopers located the wreckage of a Bell 407 helicopter east of State Route 278 and south of King Hollow Trail in Vinton County.
The crew were named here as pilot Jennifer L. Topper and flight nurses Bradley J. Haynes and Rachel L. Cunningham.
Air Evac Lifeteam aircraft had in-air problem on approach to the local 911 centre and put down in a hurry. Power lines cut – not known if that was cause or effect of the heavy landing. Helicopter ended up on its skids, tail boom creased, main blades missing, upper part of tail bent and significant damage in area of rotor head, starboard windshield broken – see photo
3 POB to hospital but no serious injuries reported
Heavy field landing after reported engine failure. Little/no damage to tail boom suggests mainly vertical impact, although main blades broken at the rotorhead. Aircraft is registered to James Delullo at an address in the same town as the accident location.
Helicopter crashed on a photo survey flight – it was chartered by the National Agency for Studies and Follow-up on Railways Investment, who were conducting cartography of the new railway line linking Algiers downtown to the western suburb of Zeralda. Images show the helicopter completely burnt out.
Helicopter took off at 1046 from Taidong for an aerial photography mission at Fengbin Township, Hualien County. At around 1220, the helicopter was loss of contact and crashed at Fengbin Township, Hualien County. One pilot and two aerial photographers aboard were killed – one was named as Chi Po-Lin, an acclaimed film director. Helicopter almost completely burnt out
While landing after an aerobatic demo flight, the rotor blades came into contact with a building and the tail rotor gearbox separated from the aircraft. Subsequent small fire was put out and helicopter written off on the helipad. Pilot Siegfried Schwarz
While being transported, the trailer carrying the helicopter started to fishtail from the towing vehicle – causing the helicopter to work free of the straps/cables holding it in place, and the trailer finally turned over, causing significant damage to the helicopter
4POB – two firefighters, who were fatally injured, and two police. The fatalities were named as Peter Toďor, who died at the scene, and Radoslava Lacka, who died a little time later in hospital. Reported as a training flight and helicopter spiralled down from 100-200m altitude to a very heavy landing.
Crashed and burnt out killing both on board, after reportedly hitting the cables of a material cableway. According to a report in the Tyrolean edition of the “Kronen Zeitung”, Peter H. (55) from Tulfes and Richard G. (52) from Hall.
Encountered engine trouble while on a landing approach inside the headquarters of the Philippine Army’s 2nd Infantry Divisiion in Sitio Hilltop, Barangay Sampaloc, Camp Capinpin in Tanay. Helicopter crashed and burned out in a wooded area
The helicopter was taking part in a disaster rescue operation training course involving 60 soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division and 12 policemen from Calabarzon in Region-4 with Camp Capinpin as venue.
3 fatalities from 4 POB
On May 2, 2017, about 0635 central daylight time, a Bell 407 made a precautionary landing at Grand Bay receiving station in the Gulf of Mexico, near Boothville, Louisiana, after the pilot noticed a vibration in-flight. VMC prevailed at the time of the accident.The non-scheduled domestic passenger flight was being conducted under the provisions of Title 14 CFR Part 135, and a company VFR flight plan had been filed and activated. The pilot and four passengers on board the helicopter were not injured.The cross-country flight originated from Boothville (LS08), Louisiana, at 0629, and was en route to Main Pass 311A in the Gulf of Mexico when the accident occurred.
The pilot had noticed a vibration in-flight and landed the helicopter on the oil platform. As he was shutting down the engine, the vibration worsened and he completed the shutdown using the rotor brake. Post-accident inspection revealed a tip cap had separated from one of the tail rotor blades, and cracks were noted on the tail rotor gear box, mounting hardware, and tail boom, all considered to be substantial damage.