Helicopter had started the day in Pisa, flying north and refuelling at Bolzano. On next leg to Salzburg it encountered some difficulties and one report suggests it was on fire before reaching the ground and burning out in a ravine. Sole occupant pilot fatally injured – reported as a 75 year old Austrian national
Heavy landing, and likely “unscheduled”. Main blades damaged and available photo shows some damage on starboard side. Skids not visible in long grass and nose of helicopter almost hit dry stone wall.
The helicopter was landing on an unprepared, deeply cultivated field. During the vertical landing, the left skid settled into the soft ground and the helicopter entered into a dynamic rollover. There was substantial damage to the helicopter. There were no injuries to the pilot or passenger. CADORS 2015C2439
The privately owned Enstrom 280FX helicopter, was being flown from Bralorne to Langley. The pilot/owner ditched the aircraft in the Harrison River. The pilot was not injured but the aircraft was significantly damaged. CADORS 2015P0926
Crashed adjacent to the threshold of runway 15 and burnt out. Mountain View Fire & Rescue issued a statement saying there were two fatalities. This short video interview suggests that part of the helicopter separated in mid air. Operator Mountain One Helicopters announced on their Facebook page that the victims were instructor Alex Viola and student pilot Amy Wood
Lost power in cruise at 600ft and force landed in field just NE of Platte Valley Airpark, causing minor injuries to 25-year old female pilot, who was not named in press reports. Photo
Pilot observed a significant reduction in engine noise and a different regime. The helicopter slowly loses the height. The pilot decided to land in the countryside. A 2 meters on the ground, the device drops abruptly. One of the main rotor blades struck the ground in front of the camera then severed the tail boom.
69-year old pilot Carl Enlow had stopped flying tours at a fair for a refuel and to allow a relief pilot to take over. Enlow went back to speak to the pilot who relieved him when his hat blew off his head and he was struck by the rotor when he reached for it.
Crashed on a training flight at Pondok Cabe airfield, injuring both occupants. “Pamulang police chief Comr. Nasir said that pilot Insp. M Ibnu and copilot First Brig. Togu were about three meters off the ground and about to land when the helicopter suddenly fell into a nosedive.”
Pilot had informed ATC of mechanical concerns but did not quite reach the airport, the helicopter being severely damaged when landing half a mile stort of Magic Valley Regional Airport (Joslin Field).Â Photos show the cabin completely separated from the tail boom.
Heavy landing on final approach, causing skids to flatten and some rotor blade damage.Â Minor injury to pilot, passenger refused medical help.Â Aircraft was returning to base after transmission line survey for American Electric Power.
Pilot was flying alone from South Florida to Nassau, Bahamas – the shortest distance for that route being 50 miles. Some 20 miles out over the sea, the aircraft experienced engine problems and put down safely in the water.Â The Enstrom was fitted with fixed floats
low fuel pressure warning light came on during climbout at 200′. Engine sputtered and the ensuing landing was heavy, with the tail boom separating from the cabin and the base of the cabin touching the ground.