Helicopter crashed into the yard in a built-up area, killing two of three occupants on impact. Third is reported to have later died in hospital.
Images show mast and main rotor blades largely intact, suggesting it descended upright and vertically. Location is about 3km east of Lagos Airport.
As the helicopter was touching down on the helipad, it bounced and then drifted laterally. A main rotor blade contacted a tree and the helicopter rolled over onto its side. The two occupants were not injured; the helicopter was destroyed.
The aircraft took off from the temporary helipad, and was transporting a cargo, and unintentionally dropped the cargo (about 790kg, construction materials) on a grass field near the temporary helipad from a height of about 25m around 9:50 JST.
Cargo was old steel tower members, weight: about 790 kilograms.
US special forces UH-60M crashed with two fatalities and three injuries.
Two fatalities were named as Staff Sgt. Vincent Marketta, 33, and Sgt. Tyler Shelton, 22
Engine failed while hovering over mountainous terrain. Heavy landing and helicopter rolled onto its side. Pilot not injured
Helicopter was being operated for HighGold Mining, who issued this related press release
Helicopter was applying herbicide to a wheat field with only the pilot on board. After clearing a row of trees, the helicopter began a slight descent. While rounding out to continue the application pass, the spray boom made contact with the crop and the pilot lost directional control of the helicopter. The helicopter veered to the right and then collided with the terrain. The operator’s ground loader responded to the accident site and brought the pilot to hospital for assessment. The pilot sustained minor injuries and the helicopter was destroyed by a post impact fire.
Precautionary landing in baseball field. Eyewitness reports suggest there was something on fire in the cockpit which was taken out of the helicopter and extinguished. With rotors still turning, the one person who got out then got back in and the helicopter took off again.
Helicopter crashed while carrying out a long-line sling operation. The sole pilot was fatally injured and the aircraft was destroyed in a post-crash fire.
On 16 August 2020, a Robinson R22 Beta, registration VH-YMU, was being utilised for cattle mustering operations in remote country, from the Rocky Point Yards, Northern Territory, south of the McArthur River Mine Aerodrome. At about 1200 Central Standard Time, the pilot was required to conduct an emergency forced landing. The helicopter landed heavily, resulting in substantial damage to the machine and serious injuries to the pilot. It was reported that the forced landing was as a result of failed engine to main rotor gearbox drive belts. Another helicopter operating nearby was landed at the accident site and the pilot of that helicopter transported the injured pilot of VH-YMU to the McArthur River Mine Site for evacuation and medical treatment.
Helicopter was on an external load flight between 2 transmission lines when the main rotor contacted and severed an electrical cable. The pilot felt vibrations and immediately deposited and released the external load on the ground. The aircraft has been positioned away from the load, where it has landed safely. The main rotor was damaged and there were no injuries.
Helicopter was on an external load flight between 2 transmission lines in the Sacré-Coeur, QC, area when the main rotor contacted and severed an electrical cable. The pilot felt vibrations and immediately deposited and released the external load on the ground. The aircraft has been positioned away from the load, where it has landed safely. The main rotor was damaged and there were no injuries.
Police helicopter made emergency landing in park. No damage/injuries
Data from market intelligence firm Parapex Media shows that Baltimore Police currently operate four Airbus H120s, registered N451F, N452F, N453F and N454F
Routine training mission; helicopter was struck by a bullet. A safe emergency landing was made at Manassas Regional Airport. One crew member was treated at a hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening.
Three Texas Parks and Wildlife employees died in the accident as they surveyed the landscape for desert bighorn sheep. The pilot, who was a private contractor for the state agency, was taken to El Paso for medical treatment. The victims were named by Texas Parks and Wildlife as Wildlife Biologist Dewey Stockbridge, Fish and Wildlife Technician Brandon White, and State Wildlife Veterinarian Dr. Bob Dittmar
The NTSB tweeted that they were investigating the accident of a Bell 206
Heilcopter landed very heavily and the skids splayed out. Marks on runway consistent with helicopter spinning at the point of contact.
Date 06-Aug-20 is the date of the report. Not confirmed that this was the accident date
Aircraft was conducting vegetation management while tree sawing and something caught saw blade and threw debris up into main blades. Aircraft landed in nearby field. Sole occupant pilot was not injured
During agricultural spraying operations, the helicopter struck powerlines and collided with terrain, resulting in substantial damage. The pilot sustained fatal injuries.
The pilot took off from the Santiago Heliport to carry out an aerial work to control frost. Three minutes after takeoff, a light on the governor failure warning panel came on, stopping the engine in flight, for which the pilot performed an autorotation, forcibly landing in a private parking lot. The pilot, the sole occupant of the aircraft, was slightly injured and the aircraft with major damage
Blade strike while training in mountainous area. Helicopter continued take-off and departed location with rotor blade noise clearly “non-standard”
Analysis of the helicopter’s tracks have suggested the date was 26-Jul-20 but this is not confirmed. Having been very active daily for two straight weeks, it was then not flying for four days. The video was posted on Facebook on 03-Aug-20
The ATSB is investigating the near-collision with terrain involving Leonardo Helicopters AW139, VH-TJO, 25 km East of Goulburn, New South Wales, on 24 July 2020.
While conducting a single-pilot NVG EMS flight, the aircraft entered an uncommanded descent and drift. The aircraft was recovered in close proximity to obstacles and during the recovery, the helicopter sustained an over torque.
According to the operator, their flight tracking program showed that the helicopter depart the Rifle Garfield County Airport (RIL), Rifle, Colorado, and was en route to perform a low altitude aerial observation flight of transmission/power lines. The flight track ended near the accident location after a 3 to 4 minute flight about one mile southwest of RIL. Witnesses, located on a distant roadway, reportedly observed the helicopter spinning before it turned nose-down and then impacted terrain. Local law enforcement stated that a post-impact fire consumed a majority of the helicopter.
The aircraft took off from the Nara Prefecture Heliport at 8:49 on June 29, and was damaged on landing at a landing site in Fukusaki-cho, Kanzaki-gun, Hyogo Prefecture at 9:30.
During winching operations, the helicopter’s main rotor blades struck a tree. The crew returned to Archerfield, after which inspection revealed substantial damage to all main rotor blades, which were replaced by engineers.
Damage to belly of helicopter after attempted landing on top of two metal posts about a metre tall which appear to have once supported a sign. Google Street View shows the posts in place in July 2019
Helicopter repaired and back in service by 22-Jul-20
The air accident happened on Monday 6 April 2020 in connection with sling loads for Statnett, the system operator of the Norwegian electrical power system. A container was to be moved. Because of a misunderstanding, the container was put in the wrong place. The container was to be moved further, but a strong wind gust came when the long-line was about to be tightened. With the container still on the ground, the commander lost control of the helicopter. The helicopter hit the ground with the right side and the main rotor. The commander only got minor abrasions and bruises. The helicopter wreckage is transported to the Accident Investigation Board’s hangar at Lillestrøm for documentation of the damage. The Appareo Vision 1000 recorder is secured.
The UPDAF (Uganda People’s Defence Air Force) aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances in Bulo, Uganda. The helicopter had two crew on board, named as Maj Naome Karungi and PCdt Wakalo Benard, neither survived.
This accident took the lives of basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.
More details to follow when facts can be established rather than relying on media speculation
Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances whilst part of a search and rescue operation for missing snowmobilers in the Île Beemer area of Lac-St-Jean, Canada-Quebec. The solo pilot received non life threatening injuries.
A helicopter crashed in a backyard of a home in Silver Spring Township, US-Pennsylvania. The two occupants on-board died, no injuries on the ground reported.
During a sightseeing flight the helicopter crashed into terrain under unknown circumstances, resulting in a post crash fire. The pilot and six passengers perished.
A Survival Flight aircraft rolled onto its side on landing, after the pilot, Douglas Davis had an unconfirmed heart attack. There was no patient on-board at the time, the two crew members were uninjured, the pilot was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
The aircraft lost power and struck power lines while apparently making an emergency landing near to the intersection of South Presa and East Southcross street, San Antonio, US-Texas. The aircraft received substantial damage. There were no reports of serious injuries to the occupants. – Photo