Five hospitalised after police helicopter crashed on training flight. Landed upright with significant vertical forces. Helicopter was executing a series of low orbit firing passes when the main rotor blades struck treetops and it spiraled into the ground.
Substantially damaged. On approach to land on an undeveloped site. Just before landing, the tail rotor hit a mound of sand. The aircraft landed violently. The tail boom and a skid were significantly damaged. The pilot, alone on board, was not injured. CADORS 2013Q0909
While landing at 5000 ft MSL with 2 crew and 5 pax, the helicopter landed hard and rolled over. Two slight injuries and plus injuries to one on the ground from debris. Pilot reported as Manolito Vela
Five POB not seriously injured when helicopter crashed at ski resort. One report quotes a police officer saying there is a suspicion the pilot was impaired by alcohol, but most reports say the test was “routine”. Some reports mention contact with powerlines, others rule that out
Blade strike and ensuing heavy landing caused skids to deform. Fortunately helicopter did not fall over the edge of the mountain, but it was very close. Helicopter was registered HU26-18 and carried code “09-312”
Helicopter on an EMS flight crashed killing a newborn baby less than 24 hours old, his father Pedro Martinez, pilot Guillermo Chávez Medina and paramedic Pablo Héctor Vicente. Helicopter destroyed
While approaching the destination airport, the right engine Fuel and Fuel Quantity light flashed on. At the same time, the right engine flamed out. The crew made a single-engine landing . The aircraft was not damaged.
Helicopter departed Nelspruit, picked up passengers at Casterbridge and was en route to Grand Central, but crashed in an open field. Visibility is quoted in press reports as a possible factor. The victims were named as Nicholas More, Pierre de Villiers, Lance Cooper and Elmarie Martens.
Emergency landing off airfield. 12 occupants (2x USA, 7x Turkish, 1x Russian, 2x Afghan) captured by Taliban forces, who claim to have destroyed the helicopter, which may be one of YA-KHA/B/C/D/E
US military aircraft during ongoing South Korea-US joint military exercises. All occupants safe – reports currently vary between 12 and 21 occupants. Aircraft completely destroyed in impact before fire set in.
We have a recent report in of an emergency landing at 10.28pm of an EMS helicopter near the junction of New River and Cross Mountain roads in New River, Arizona – northern outskirts of Phoenix. Air Methods operating for “Guardian Air”
Aircraft grounded after problem involving netting across an astroturf sports field at a school. Needed engineer before it could fly, stayed overnight and departed next morning.
Two US soldiers killed in helicopter crash. A press release from the Pennsylvania National Guard named the pair as Chief Warrant Officer 3 Matthew Ruffner, 34, and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jarett Yoder, 27.
Incident summary – Oil exploration support helicopter went down, killing all on board. Initial reports vary between 13 and 14 fatalities after initial reports of 9. Some local news sources are saying it exploded in the air, 10 minutes from its destination. The helicopter was supporting work by Perenco Peru, who issued a statement saying that apart from two crew there was one of their employees on board as well as others from three different contractors.
The flight manifest (according to this page) listed those on board as R. Caballero de la Cruz – Pilot, Pedro Garate Arcila – Co-pilot, Ángel La Rosa Díaz – Flight Engineer, José Vargas Siprian – Mechanic, Máximo Cuello Yumbato, Deyvi Salas Del Águila, F. Saavedra Sánchez, Víctor Vallejos Clavo, Hernán Serrantes Paima, José Navarro Pinto, Frider Pasmiño Vargas, R. Manuyama Sandoval, Jairo Cahuamri Tello
Crashed into a parking lot two miles after take-off, killing both occupants. Non-aviation witnesses report an explosion before the helicopter reached the ground. Post crash fire. The deceased were later named by Miami Dade Police as pilot Mark Palmieri and passenger Ross Allen. One report states it was a post-maintenance test flight
Impacted terrain while maneuvering during an SAR flight near Talkeetna, Alaska. The airline transport pilot, an Alaska state trooper serving as a flight observer for the pilot, and a stranded snowmobiler who had requested rescue were killed, and the helicopter was destroyed by impact and postcrash fire.
Two Alaska State Troopers and a rescued snowmobiler died in the crash. A press release later named them as Alaska State Trooper pilot Mel Nading, Trooper Tage Toll of Talkeetna, and Carl Ober, the 56-year-old injured snowmachiner from Talkeetna
Helicopter crashed during rhino poaching patrols. Al five POB killed – later named as Captain Jacobus Andries van Rensburg; Captain MP Chabalala; Sergeant Paulus Shongela Ndishishi; Sergeant GP Ruiters and Lance Corporal Bheki Petros Cele
Helicopter landed to pick up a patient. While rotors were still turning, co pilot observed fuel leak and immediately told pilot to shut down helicopter and switch off electric. O-ring had failed in fuel line and was repaired on site.
Pilot Franklin Holguín Sandoval smelt burning and made successful autorotation landing. Shortly after leaving the aircraft it was engulfed in flames and burnt out. Solo pilot was uninjured.
Blade struck tree during forced landing while on police operations. Sole-occupant pilot not injured. Photo set here on C News Live page on Facebook
On landing, pilot looked to ensure tail rotor clearance and inadvertently inputted cyclic. Helicopter rolled up on one skid and main rotor blades struck the ground. Helicopter was involved in load lifting operations
Door separated and struck rotors. FAA quotes this as N571LF which is incorrect as that is a fixed-wing registration [if it is an ..LF registration, then N209LF and N506LF are EC130s based in Alabama]
Helicopter substantially damaged in emergency landing on road. Bridegroom Rishi Ramdeo, his parents Vijay and Danmathie and best man Robert Soogram were injured after their helicopter crashed outside the wedding venue. The pilot and the groom were reported in a critical condition and the other occupants were treated for mild to serious injuries.