Date refers to the date that the wreck of this helicopter was found abandoned, and thus the accident could have happened earlier. Helicopter found having crashed onto its starboard side with tail rotor separated. No marks on the ground around, and relatively light damage to cabin and cockpit area suggests either take-0ff or landing issue. No flight plan was filed (a requirement in Spain for every flight)
One local theory, partly due to the accident location being close to the Spanish south coast, was that the helicopter was carrying drugs from Morocco/Algeria
After engine failure indication the pilot decided to land in the heliport of the Montmelo motor racing circuit. During approach there was an explosion of the engine, provoking the power turbine and exhaust nozzle to detach. Important damage to the engine and the exhaust nozzle.
Crashed killing both on board after hitting powerlines at night. Helicopter was carrying 800-900 kg of hashish and on an illegal (unbooked with air traffic) flight. One of those on board was from the Albanian Air Force. Photos show a Bo105 in dark camouflage colours
Blades struck mountain side during rescue operation of a climber, causing helicopter to crash. All three on board killed, named as
The helicopter is officially serialled HU.15-90. It also carried the Guardia Civil code 09-118
Contacted powerlines and crashed, killing sole occupant pilot. Post crash fire. Helicopter apparently Swiss registered judging by flag on tail in this image Based on the colour scheme it could be one of HB-ZJK (12182), HB-ZPE (12862), HB-ZSA (10365), HB-ZSC (13426) – although it is also possible that an R44 previously flown in Switzerland (and may thus still have the flag on the tail) could be possible, which would also bring in CN-HAG (10859), owned in Morocco and previously flown in Switzerland as HB-ZGW
Military SAR helicopter crashed into the water off the Canary Islands at 2155 CET on night training flight. One rescued, four later confirmed dead when the helicopter was located under water.
Helicopter landed heavily and fell onto port side during training operation. Extensively damaged (see photo) including tail boom sliced and frontal impact damage. Two minor injuries
Blade strike and ensuing heavy landing caused skids to deform. Fortunately helicopter did not fall over the edge of the mountain, but it was very close. Helicopter was registered HU26-18 and carried code “09-312”
Crashed 30 minutes after the Bell 412 firefighting accident.Â One report states loss of tail rotor on approach to site at altitude of 20m.Â Both occupants (aged 55 and 36) injured
Accident between EC-GIC and CC-CIS both 212s involved in re-filling their water tanks during fire-fighting operations.Â Pilot Leo Janssen, flying CC-CIS was killed.Â Pilot Manuel Fuertes in EC-GIC survived
Helicopter from Germany involved in filming came down in street in Spanish town.Â Report says that pilot was trying to make a forced landing in an empty lot after engine failure.Â Three occupants injured.
Helicopter was on electricity line survey when it went down at the crest of the mountain of Puerto Angulo, in a rocky and inaccessible by land vehicle.Â Locals reported a fire and the authorities later confirmed two fatalities.Â Foggy weather conditions may have contributed
The Interior Ministry says six firefighters have died when their helicopter crashed in a remote region in the northeastern province of Aragon as they flew to try and put out a wildfire.Â The statement says a seventh crew member survived the accident and has been flown to hospital in the city of Teruel.Â Photos at crash site, and before
14-Sep-09 (unknown type) VilamartÃn of Valdeorras, Spain