This accident took the lives of basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.
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.
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
Tail damaged and starboard skid splayed out on landing at Kedarnath shrine, which is at an altitude of 11,500ft. 6 POB no serious injuries. Wreckage airlifted out 26 October per this press report
Initial reports suggest the helicopter entered cloud and struck a cliff, locally known as Sisne Bhir. Helicopter consumed in post crash fire. Crash site is located at around 10,000 feet.
This report states that the fatalities were
Helicopter damaged at Malta International Airport after the temporary hangar covering the aircraft collapsed in high winds. Structure seen in image to be tangled up and resting on top of the rotors
Air Ambulance on approach to land – a sheet from a farm building broke loose and embedded in the blades of the helicopter, causing it to turn through 180 degrees, landing heavily from low level. The crew consisting of a doctor, a nurse, a pilot and a flight assistant were unharmed but shocked
[Wrongly quoted elsewhere as AW109E F-GPBH, which was cancelled from the French register in August 2016]
The Fire Department said the crash was a result of engine failure. FAA report 2 POB with no injuries, while the operator said the unnamed pilot was hospitalized “for further evaluation as a precautionary measure.” Operator said in a statement “hard landing … while arriving for a utility flight”
Accident pilot was dropping off 2 heli-ski clients at a 6,000 foot msl mountain ridge line site, requiring him to preform a “toe in” landing. While hovering, but with the toes of the skids resting on the up-sloping field, and the two skiers disembarked, the main rotor blades contacted an area of rocky terrain. The pilot then flew downhill for an emergency landing. The helicopter rolled to the right after touchdown on snow-covered terrain.
The press release from investigators TAIC said “Something caused the pilot to conduct an emergency landing. [After jettisoning the water bucket,] The helicopter landed heavily and the sole pilot received moderate injuries. The nature of damage to the helicopter is yet to be established.”
Pilot named in this report as Bill Reid of Reid Helicopters
EMS helicopter landed in a skate park and became entangled with a skateboarding “grind pole”. Helicopter slightly damaged, but roaded out for inspection before flying again.
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
Helicopter ended on its starboard side. Indications of main blades contacting tail boom. All four on board exited without serious injury
Aircraft was originally built by the Soko factory in the former Yugoslavia
Helicopter was carrying Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osibanjo and his aides, none of whom were seriously injured. There was a total of 12 POB including crew. Brown out on approach was contributory to the end result – helicopter on its starboard side.
During reconnaissance to land on a golf course, the helicopter suddenly rotates left on its yaw axis, falls from a height of 5 to 10 m by making several turns on itself, and collides with the ground on one of the courses of the golf course. Two POB, one reported seriously injured, the other lightly injured