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07-May-17 Bell 206 Waterloo, US-Illinois

Helicopter involved in low level agricultural work, clipped wires and came down into the field.  Pilot walked away

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16-Oct-15 N443MM Robinson R44 II Lincoln Park, US-Illinois

Emergency landing in the parking lot outside a store after reported fuel problems.  No Damage apparent in press photos

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05-Aug-15 N9427F Hughes 300B Atkinson, US-Illinois

Agricultural Pilot Marion Turpin was seriously injured when his helicopter crashed into soybean crop after hitting powerlines at low level. Post crash fire

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14-Jun-15 N51778 Enstrom F28C Romeoville, US-Illinois

Rolled over on landing

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12-Aug-14 N7089J Bell 47G-5 Mansfield, US-Illinois (1F)

Helicopter clipped powerlines and crashed killing pilot Paul Reynolds during a low level transit between fields he was working on.

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23-Jul-14 Oquawka, US-Illinois

helicopter crash injured a 68-year-old Oquawka man

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06-Mar-14 N330RE Robinson R44 Dupage, US-Illinois

Field landing, no other details supplied in FAA preliminary

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02-Oct-13 N554SA Robinson R22 Lansing, US-Illinois

Training flight, skid clipped ground during hovering practice and helicopter rolled onto its starboard side with fuel leaking from it (photo).  Neither student Charles Fink or instructor Raymond Daniel were injured

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28-Jul-13 Robinson R44 Capron, US-Illinois

Agricultural ops.  Company owner Dwayne Deakins refers to pilot as “Dale” in this video

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03-Jun-13 N2318X Robinson R22B Lansing, US-Illinois

Training accident.  Main blades chopped tail boom.  Helicopter ended up on its skids

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10-Dec-12 N911BK Eurocopter BK117B3 Rochelle, US-Illinois (3F)

Three killed in an EMS helicopter accident – en route from Rockford base to Mendota to pick up a patient.  Weather reported as a factor.  Pilot later named as Andy Olesen, and the two flight nurses were Jim Dillow and Karen Hollis

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27-May-12 N1UB Robinson R44 Peoria, US-Illinois

Tail struck ground while hovering, causing helicopter to crash land on its side

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21-Apr-12 N34LB Schweizer 300C Schaumburg, US-Illinois

Tail rotor struck ground handling platform during landing

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18-Nov-11 N880SF Bell 230 Springfield, US-Illinois

Gear collapsed on landing

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13-Nov-11 N330SL Eurocopter BK117 Carbondale, US-Illinois

Main rotor struck tail boom on shut down

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27-Jul-11 N10009 Texas M74A (Bell 47) Creston, US-Illinois

The pilot was landing the helicopter on a helicopter cart. He said that the helicopter’s skid got caught on the cart and the helicopter subsequently rolled over. There were no mechanical malfunctions with the helicopter during the flight. The helicopter sustained substantial damage to its tailboom when it rolled.

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12-May-11 N9263Y Bell OH-58C New Athens, US-Illinois (1F)

Coroner reported that James Burks of Hot Springs, Ark. was pronounced dead at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville.   Sheriff’s Sgt. Michael Hundelt says the helicopter was spraying fungicide on a wheat field near New Athens when the rotor separated from the aircraft, causing it to crash.

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03-May-11 N38096 Bell 47 (Texas M74) New Columbia, US-Illinois

Crashed into field after take-off

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16-Dec-10 N101AE Bell B206L-1 Peoria, US-Illinois

Landing accident, damage level not given in FAA preliminary report

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20-Sep-10 N34LB Hughes 269 Schaumburg, US-Illinois

Tail struck ground on training flight

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15-Jul-10 N17H Continental Copters Tomcat Newark, US-Illinois

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29-Apr-10 N122SL Eurocopter BK117B2 Granite City, US-Illinois

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14-Jan-10 N258AE Bell B206L-1 Springfield, US-Illinois

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28-Aug-09 N830SF Bell B230 Peoria, US-Illinois

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14-Aug-09 N38096 Bell B47 Texas M74 DeKalb, US-Illinois

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1-Jul-09 N880SF Bell B230 Peoria, US-Illinois

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17-Mar-09 N101AE Bell B206 Springfield, US-Illinois

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17-Mar-09 N595AE Bell B206 Springfield, US-Illinois

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23-Feb-09 N880SF Eurocopter BK117 St Louis Downtown Airport, US-Illinois

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21-Feb-09 N880SF Bell B230 , US-Illinois

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