Very heavy landing on training flight on steeply sloping ground. skids splayed out and cabin touched ground but main blades apparently undamaged. Both flight instructor Diego Ramos, 35, and student Eduardo Dias, 41, were taken to hospital
Pilot experienced a loss of engine power during turn on approach – autorotation unsuccessful due to low altitude. The helicopter landed hard and rolled onto its right side, resulting in substantial damage to the forward fuselage and tailboom.
Hard landing after engine failure. Photos suggest tail hit ground in field with metre high grass. Two people were on board, the pilot William Butler of Port Lavaca and Victoria Schultz of Needville – both walked away uninjured
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
Crashed shortly after take off from Army operations centre at Tena. All four survived despite helicopter ending upside down and on fire – named as captains Soberon Hernán Alberto Davalos Villacrés and Andrew Ismael Carrillo, Second Sergeant Henry Toapanta Ona and Sergeant Humberto Moreno. A later press report blamed this accident on a fault with the autopilot
The engine number 2 caught fire as the aircraft was taxying in. Substantial damage restricted to the right hand side engine
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
Marines helicopter out of MCAS Miramar crashed on a training flight at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms. Both on board died in the accident, named later as Capt. Elizabeth Kealey and 1st Lt. Adam Satterfield
After take-off, the engine lost power and the pilot conducted a forced landing. The helicopter collided with the ground resulting in substantial damage. The pilot and passenger were uninjured.
Helicopter was involved with long line operations on a power-line construction project 11 nm SE of Key Lake, SK. After a power-line cable was moved, the long line did not release. The helicopter descended and struck the ground. The pilot was injured and was transferred to La Ronge Hospital for medical attention. The helicopter sustained substantial damage but there was no fire.
During an air display, the helicopter was approaching a hover but porpoised – during this the main blades contacted and cut the boom, causing the helicopter to crash from low level. Video of incident on YouTube here. Pilot and co pilot seriously injured
Aircraft on approach to landing was flown to the right of centerline for landing at the base helipad. Fuel tank is installed right of the helipad. At approximately 10ft AGL, main rotor blades contacted fuel tank obstruction light. Pilot maneuvered aircrat to the left, landing on the center of the helipad. No injuries to 3 POB
While conducting aerial mustering at about 100 ft above ground level, the helicopter encountered a tailwind resulting in a high rate of descent. The helicopter collided with the ground resulting in substantial damage. The pilot was uninjured.
Ditched for unknown reason in the Chongón dam reservoir, all POB in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Video of the last stages of the recovery effort can be seen here A later press report blamed a tail rotor drive shaft problem
The pilot was killed and an occupant was seriously injured after a helicopter crashed in the PR-576 highway, in Santa Monica, Paraná. Post crash fire. Helicopter reportedly hit a large bird, and wires during emergency landing
After taking off and clearing some trees, the helicopter began to lose rotor RPM and the pilot elected to land nearby. During the landing, the helicopter sustained some damage, but the helicopter remained upright and the pilot and passengers were uninjured. Helicopter was being used for a police search for a missing 23-year old who died after trying to ride a tyre tube down the normally dry Todd River.
Crashed at night killing owner Mauro Garza Fernandez, and passenger Alejandro Lopez Lopez. Pilot Ciro Huerta Martinez and the other two passengers named as Balden Lorenzo González and Jorge Armando Gonzalez Bustos were injured. Some reports say that the helicopter was not equipped for night flights. Video of the crash site here.
British Army Air Corps helicopter slightly damaged in emergency landing in forest clearing on a training flight. One report states they lost a tail rotor blade but this video clearly shows both still in place post incident
During fire fighting operation, pilot experienced problems on the tail rotor and landed safely – another report suggests the cable holding the water bucket (empty at the time) contacted the tail rotor. Damages found on tail rotor and tail boom.
Helicopter crashed on post-maintenance ferry flight from Phoenix to Sierra Vista, killing pilot Jeff Steele and mechanic Marc Hansen, who were both employed by Airwest Helicopters LLC. The helicopter was operated for Cochise County Sheriff’s Department
Crashed into trees during flood relief operations, injuring both pilots and two aid workers on board. Pilot Asst Superintendent Amirul Adli Ahmad suffered a fractured spine. Co-pilot Asst Superintendent Hasli Hassan had minor injuries to his knees. The other two – both with minor injuries – were named as Sergeant Major Mohd Hood Abd Majid and Lance Corporal Arhafidah Zakaria
Crashed in unknown circumstances just outside boundary fence of Lantana Airport – killing instructor Luis Aviles, and seriously injuring student pilot Johnathan Desouza
On take off, main rotor blade(s) contacted the wind sock mast. A vibration was felt and the pilot landed immediately at the same site. An inspection of the main rotor revealed damage to one of the blades. CADORS 2014C5006
Substantially damaged in heavy landing – photo. Sole occupant pilot Charles Deyhle Jr was reportedly uninjured. Reportedly due to gusty conditions when trying to land on a ground handling trolley
Crashed into Mangrove swamp not long after take-off from Condo Iporanga in Guaruja when en route to Sao Paulo, killing all five on board. This included Marcelo Muller, grandson of the founder of the Muller beverage company, his wife Lumara Rocha Müller, their 2 year old daughter Georgia and her nanny Raquel dos Santos Vilas Boas. Police named the pilot as Thiago Yamamoto
During circuit training operations, the helicopter collided with terrain and rolled onto its left side. The helicopter was substantially damaged, however both pilots were uninjured.
Crashed onto highway after reported power failure, extensively damaged. Minor injuries to pilot
R44 identification from comparison between this photo of ZS-RMH flying and the large titles on the side on this photo – it is feasible, although unlikely, that there is another R44 in the same colour scheme
Shortly after take-off, the helicopter contacted the ground again and fell onto its starboard side. Private pilot had rented helicopter from Heli-Zuri for a flight to Ticino. Final confirmation required on reg
Crashed in bad weather in a rubber plantation, during flood relief operations. Four POB named as pilots Capt Seksan Puraphol and Lt Apisit Prahacha, plus aircraft mechanics Pol Sgt Major Sa-ngun Muengkamrueng, and Pol Sgt Major Kittipong Saeng-Thit
Crashed on night training flight. Ended up on its starboard side. All six personnel aboard the helicopter survived the crash and were transported to nearby medical facilities for evaluation
While the helicopter was hovering prior to departure from an oil platform, the crew heard a strong noise followed by vibration and instability of the helicopter. The pilot commanded an
immediate landing on the deck, with the helicopter touching the floor in an abrupt manner. 17 POB. Substantially damaged
Crashed shortly after take-off. Local press reports indicate that either the pilot was not licenced, or the aircraft did not have a current airworthiness certificate, or both. 2 POB – unnamed pilot and his passenger, named as Giorgio da Silva Souza
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
Helicopter was not authorized scenic flights in the state of Parana, crashed shortly after takeoff, injuring the four occupants of the aircraft. The airworthiness certificate had expired over two years earlier
Main rotor and mast separated shortly after take-off from Sky Park Airport on post-maintenance test flight to track and balance the blades. Two fatalities named later as Claus Hauer and Bruce Orr
Pilot received serious head injuries from the tail rotor after receiving a warning signal, leaving the cockpit and going to the rear of the helicopter to assist the technical staff – but apparently got too close
The helicopter landed on scene at a road accident involving an intoxicated driver whose car hit a Carabineros vehicle. With rotors turning, a fire department vehicle got too close and clipped the blades. Initially the helicopter spun 90 degrees on the ground before the damage caused the tail boom to break off a few seconds later. With the engine(s) still running at high speed, the cabin of the helicopter then began spinning uncontrollably on the ground for a further 52 seconds approx until the fuel caught and created a massive explosion reducing the aircraft to a pile of parts. See videos here and here. Both on board survived with injuries, including pilot Captain Mario Arce Esperidon, plus the three involved in the road accident. The tail boom was remarkably lightly damaged, by being thrown clear of the centre part of the scene
Helicopter crashed killing all 4 POB – Two pilots from the police force, a civilian pilot and a police officer were killed. On final approach to Dar es Salaam’s Julius Nyerere International Airport. Potential wake vortex issue from recently landed airliner? Anti Poaching flight