Helicopter involved in underslung chainsaw operations, cutting back trees for a new bike track. Helicopter crashed into the trees. No immediate indication of cause. Pilot Leo Boucher seriously injured
Firefighting reconnaissance flight from Fassinoro. Helicopter encountered difficulties and emergency landing procedure made – but hit a low level cable shortly prior to intended landing point. One killed in crash, second died during recovery operation. Third and last occupant flown to hospital.
In visibility of 1 mile in smoke, the helicopter overflew a lake with a glassy surface. The pilot lost visual reference and the helicopter collided with the water surface, pitched inverted, and sank. The pilot and both passengers egressed from the helicopter with only minor injuries.
before the third take off, the pilot increasing the power and feel vibrations and become no stabilize. The tail rise and the main blades hit the ground and the helicopter wasw serious damaged. No fatalities. After the accident the helicopter spread 300 kgs of agricultural insecticide.
Hit wires on final approach, leading to emergency landing in an area to the side of a highway. The aircraft sustained substantial damage to the windshield, upper cowling and tail boom.
In the initial climb at less than 20ft agl and engine lost power and the pilot observed illumination of the overtorque warning light and heard the low rotor RPM warning tone. A forced landing was completed. There were no injuries to the pilot or passenger; the helicopter sustained substantial damage to the tail boom. After landing the pilot shut down the engine that was operating at idle.
Firefighting helicopter crashed in built-up area killing all five on board – video online shows helicopter descending at high speed in 70 degree nose-down attitude. Aircraft identified from this photo showing a Dauphin tail with GW001 code and this photo tracking it to HL9461
Night EMS flight flying from Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe to Tucumcari. All three on board killed. No patient being carried at the time
While conducting a practice autorotation, the helicopter collided with terrain. The helicopter was substantially damaged and a pilot sustained serious injuries. As part of the investigation, the ATSB will interview the pilot and gather additional information.
Tail boom (or rotor?) hit wires on take-off, causing crash. Tail some metres from rest of wreckage, but unclear if that was contributory or result of accident. Aircraft had been leased by Lukoil and had just dropped off oil workers. Pilot Nicholas Vandakurov killed.
Substantially damaged in hard landing due to poor weather – fast approaching thunderstorm with associated winds. Pilot Vadim Gilmanov was seriously injured, but his life is not in danger according to reports
Details not yet known, but helicopter crashed killing all four POB including pilot A.I. Goncharenko, businessman Samvel Elugyan plus his 22-year-old daughter Alina Elugyan and 13-year-old son Eugene Elugyan. Post crash fire
During the descent for landing, the pilot was not able to stop the descent and yaw. The pilot pushed the cyclic to exit the vortex and pick up speed, but the main rotor collided with the ground and the aircraft rolled to a stop on the ground. CADORS 2014Q1246
Helicopter lost height and crashed within 30 seconds of take off – video of incident here. Helicopter was operating for the military and ended up on its side, heavily damaged. 5 POB all got out OK. Helicopter was delivered new less than six weeks prior to accident.
Loss of power on climb-out from John C Tune Airport after refuelling there, emergency landing made on highway, damaging tail boom. 2 POB unhurt – reported here as registered owner Lenny Sikora and his girlfriend – and they got out, put the ground handling wheels on and moved the helicopter to the side of the highway. They were En route from Key Largo, Florida, to La Crosse, Wisconsin
While conducting sling load operations, the load at the end of the long line became tangled. The pilot attempted to land the helicopter, however when at about 10 ft above ground level, the line pulled tight. The pilot was unable to release the line, and the helicopter collided with terrain, resulting in substantial damage. The pilot received minor injuries.
Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawa fractured a bone in his neck after the helicopter “suffered three consecutive jolts” within a couple of minutes after its take-off. Emergency landing made shortly after. The CM was only wearing a seatbelt loosely
The pilot was attempting a practice autorotation when the accident occurred. He did not realise that he had failed to achieve a split between engine and rotor rpm, with the result that the rotor rpm reduced to below the normal operating range. The pilot was unable to prevent the helicopter striking the ground hard. It was destroyed in the accident, although the pilot escaped injury.
Helicopter ditched in Gulf of Mexico. US Coast Guard found two bodies and helicopter appears to have sunk. The two victims were identified as George Leloup, the pilot of the helicopter, and Rory Bourgeois, a technician with BNA Marine Services.
The aircraft departed from a camping area on an island of the Araguaia River at 1.30am, destined for a helipad in the town of Aruanã. Soon after getting airborne, at a distance of approximately 700m from the point of origin, while still on the departure axis, the aircraft crashed into the ground, killing all five on board including ex Brazilian World Cup player Fernandão
At least 16 people were missing after a helicopter believed to be carrying top regional officials and businessmen crashed into a lake in northwestern Russia, police and the emergencies ministry said