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.
The aircraft took off from the temporary helipad, and was transporting a cargo, and unintentionally dropped the cargo (about 790kg, construction materials) on a grass field near the temporary helipad from a height of about 25m around 9:50 JST.
Cargo was old steel tower members, weight: about 790 kilograms.
Engine failed while hovering over mountainous terrain. Heavy landing and helicopter rolled onto its side. Pilot not injured
Helicopter was being operated for HighGold Mining, who issued this related press release
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.
Police helicopter made emergency landing in park. No damage/injuries
Data from market intelligence firm Parapex Media shows that Baltimore Police currently operate four Airbus H120s, registered N451F, N452F, N453F and N454F
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
Heilcopter landed very heavily and the skids splayed out. Marks on runway consistent with helicopter spinning at the point of contact.
Date 06-Aug-20 is the date of the report. Not confirmed that this was the accident date
Aircraft was conducting vegetation management while tree sawing and something caught saw blade and threw debris up into main blades. Aircraft landed in nearby field. Sole occupant pilot was not injured
The pilot took off from the Santiago Heliport to carry out an aerial work to control frost. Three minutes after takeoff, a light on the governor failure warning panel came on, stopping the engine in flight, for which the pilot performed an autorotation, forcibly landing in a private parking lot. The pilot, the sole occupant of the aircraft, was slightly injured and the aircraft with major damage
Blade strike while training in mountainous area. Helicopter continued take-off and departed location with rotor blade noise clearly “non-standard”
Analysis of the helicopter’s tracks have suggested the date was 26-Jul-20 but this is not confirmed. Having been very active daily for two straight weeks, it was then not flying for four days. The video was posted on Facebook on 03-Aug-20
According to the operator, their flight tracking program showed that the helicopter depart the Rifle Garfield County Airport (RIL), Rifle, Colorado, and was en route to perform a low altitude aerial observation flight of transmission/power lines. The flight track ended near the accident location after a 3 to 4 minute flight about one mile southwest of RIL. Witnesses, located on a distant roadway, reportedly observed the helicopter spinning before it turned nose-down and then impacted terrain. Local law enforcement stated that a post-impact fire consumed a majority of the helicopter.
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More details to follow when facts can be established rather than relying on media speculation
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 helicopter crashed in a backyard of a home in Silver Spring Township, US-Pennsylvania. The two occupants on-board died, no injuries on the ground reported.
During a sightseeing flight the helicopter crashed into terrain under unknown circumstances, resulting in a post crash fire. The pilot and six passengers perished.
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.
The aircraft lost power and struck power lines while apparently making an emergency landing near to the intersection of South Presa and East Southcross street, San Antonio, US-Texas. The aircraft received substantial damage. There were no reports of serious injuries to the occupants. – Photo
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.
SAR helicopter ditched and located in 72m of water shortly after taking off at 11.26pm on a rescue mission. 7 POB missing
There are four EC225s registered in Korea at present. HeliHub research shows that the subject aircraft is either HL9472 (msn 2702) or HL9619 (msn 2987)
Port side engine failure en route to Port Harcourt from offshore platform GERD. Helicopter with 13 on board continued to Port Hardcourt and made safe landing. Nigerian AIB involved.
The pilot and passenger were transported to a local hospital for treatment, but local press report the pilot died from injuries suffered in the crash, and the passenger remains in the hospital with critical injuries. Pilot named here as 53-year-old Scott Socquet from Milford, Connecticut. The passenger passed away two days later and was named here as Howard Jameson, 27, from New Fairfield, Connecticut (a relative of the pilot according to this tweet). The pair are pictured in this tweet.