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”
Pilot made an emergency landing after noticing smoke coming from the engine compartment, 2 POB uninjured – Sources say the pilot, Michael Tepper was on an introductory instructional flight with his passenger, Brandon Ahlo.
Hawaii County Fire Department helicopter made an emergency landing after an engine failure during a hurricane evacuation mission along the Hamakua coastline. No damage, no injuries. The only helicopter registered to Hawaii County Fire Dept is MD500E N911HY (0602E)
Fell onto its starboard side close to fuel tanks during landing accident. Pilot John Corboy and his two teenage passengers Dominic Mills-Patrick and Nic Politsch got out OK [note FAA data uses UTC date/time of 2nd August. Accident occurred 1st August local date]
Tour helicopter struck by a bird, shattering the windshield. The only passenger on the aircraft suffered minor injuries. The aircraft landed safely at Burns Field in Hanapepe. Registration and type quoted by FAA do not tie up – N798JH was an AS350BA previously used by the company and no longer current.
Autorotation, and rolled over onto its side on landing, 700 feet short of landing pad. One news report suggests Texas family on board suggested it ran out of fuel
Crashed into a mountainside on a sightseeing tour.Â All 5 POB perished, including pilot Nathan Cline and Pennsylvania residents Michael and Nicole Abel who were only married five days earlier.Â The other two were later named as Stuart Roberston and Eva Birgitta Wannersjo from Ontario, Canada
One fatality, two critical, one serious aboard USMC H-53 helicopter which came down in the sea two miles off Kaneohe Air Station.Â USCG and Honolulu Fire Dept helicopters attending.Â Fatality later named as Cpl. Jonathan D. Faircloth, 22, of Mechanicsburg, PA.Â Others on board were pilot Maj. Clinton J. Collins, co-pilot Capt. Kevin F. Hayles, and crew chief Cpl. Ronnie E. Brandafino.