The helicopter’s tail rotor struck terrain/snow during a stock mustering operation. The pilot was unable to control the helicopter and while attempting to land the helicopter rolled over.
helicopter experienced “mechanical problems” at altitude before descending uncontrolled on the edge of Lake Managua. Most of the wreckage entered the water where it subsequently submerged
Crashed into the back yard of a house while on mosquito control work. Maplewood acting Police Chief Dave Kvam identified the pilot as Michael Kramer, 44
Crashed when trying to make an emergency landing on the bank of Karnali River, killing one of the 6 POB. According to this report Police have identified the deceased as Tek Bahadur Tapali, station manager of Humla office of the Nepalese CAA. The injured were named as pilot David Talu, an Italian national, flight manager Dilak Shrestha, Goma Airlines pilot Prajwal Bhattarai, co-pilot Yadi Sherpa, and Gobinda Lama
The Jonesboro, Ark., crew was on final to their base when they experienced a mechanical issue. The pilot initiated a precautionary landing, landing the aircraft at the base with no injuries to crew members. The aircraft sustained damage.
During the final approach, the helicopter impacted trees and landed heavily. The helicopter was substantially damaged, skids collapsed but it remained upright (photo). EMS/SAR helicopter was on night training flight practicing Nightsun-lit approaches. 3 POIB
Helicopter washed away (along with helipad it was chained to!) sue to severe flooding of the Alaknanda River after monsoon rain. Recent press reports show 100s of lives lost in the region due to ths rain
Pilot completed an emergency landing after a master caution warning light from input quill / freewheel system illuminated. The power shaft and freewheeling unit were found ruptured, and debris had been thrown into the engine inlet compressor. No post accident fire. CADORS 2013Q1303
50 year old pilot seriously injured and 30 year old passenger minor injuries after helicopter crashed c9.30am local time while spraying a vineyard on a steep slope. Helicopter is believed to be D-HIBS 500D (1035D) but we await confirmation
Crashed close to hospital helipad on take-off for transfer to Tulsa. Patient on board, 1 fatal, 2 critical, 1 minor. Post crash fire. Fatality was the patient, Michael Wilson, 49, although unclear whether that was due to the accident or his previous medical condition (following a serious workplace injury)
Lost height on climb out from golf complex. Fatalities named as Juan Ignacio Torres Landa, Elizárraga Alejandro Felix (pilot), Jaime Olescowski, Manuel Palacios Alcocer, while Joseph Olescowski Nutt was seriously injured.
Helicopter experienced an engine mechanical issue during a post maintenance ferry flight. An autorotation was conducted, with a heavy landing causing substantial damage – Tail boom cut but helicopter did end up on its skids. The pilot was uninjured.
Late evening accident in the grounds of an elementary school on positioning flight back to base in Manchester after delivering patient to London. Three fatalities named as pilot Eddie Sizemore, flight paramedic Herman “Lee” Dobbs and flight nurse Jesse Jones. Reports include mention of fog and that electricity lines have been cut and there are power outages locally
Helicopter was involved in aerial work. Helicopter struck63,000 volt powerline while turning, and caused local power failure. Extent of damage to helicopter not yet known
Deteriorating weather conditions were encountered. The pilot elected to divert and subsequently came into contact with trees while manoeuvring. The helicopter collided with terrain and was destroyed by post impact fire. The pilot was able to exit the helicopter but sustained serious injuries. CADORS 2013C2142
The aircraft was on the ground and the rotors were turning, when the pilot left the cockpit in order to assist the passengers to disembark. The aircraft tumbled to the left, when nobody was in control. One of the passengers already in the helicopter – José Carlos Pontes, 61, president of the group Marquise – suffered serious injuries after one of the main blades amputated his leg
Helicopter working for Alberta Sustainable Resource Development, coming down in a forested area. Crash killed pilot Bryce Campbell and passenger biologist Kristina Norstrom. The other passenger Simon Slater survived – names from this article
Main rotor separated, tail boom bent – pilot Charles Holmes and his wife Shanda. Accident was shortly after take off and return to the airfield, following a refuel.