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Star Helicopters appointed tour operator for 12th Annual Wings Wheel Rotors & Expo

Star Helicopters appointed tour operator for 12th Annual Wings Wheel Rotors & Expo

20-Aug-2013Source: Star Helicopters

Star Helicopters, a popular Southern California helicopter tour company, is once again the proud official tour operator of the Wings Wheel Rotor & Expo show. This year’s event will take place on Sunday, October 27 at the Los Alamitos Army Airfield, joint Forces Training Base. A portion of the proceeds from helicopter tours during the show... Read more

04-Aug-13 N90146 Bell 206B Gonzales, US-California

04-Aug-13 N90146 Bell 206B Gonzales, US-California

4-Aug-2013

Crashed into Braga Ranch lettuce field near Chualar River Road in Gonzales after reported engine failure. Pilot Doug Walker was not injured. Helicopter ended up on its side, tail boom cut by main blades... Read more

31-Jul-13 VH-EPQ Bell 206B Camden, Australia

31-Jul-13 VH-EPQ Bell 206B Camden, Australia

31-Jul-2013

During a practice auto rotation, the helicopter landed heavily.... Read more

31-Jul-13 VH-SMI Bell 206B Horn Island, Australia

31-Jul-13 VH-SMI Bell 206B Horn Island, Australia

31-Jul-2013

During aerial photography work at low level, the helicopter ditched onto the edge of a reef. The occupants were uninjured and the helicopter sustained substantial damage.... Read more

21-Jul-13 C-GMHK Bell 206L1 LongRanger Sherridon, Canada

21-Jul-13 C-GMHK Bell 206L1 LongRanger Sherridon, Canada

21-Jul-2013

Engine flamed out. The pilot autorotated into a clear area near a lake shoreline. As the helicopter began to settle the pilot rolled the helicopter onto its right side to clear the rotor blades from the fuselage. The pilot and passenger exited without injury. CADAORS 2013C2976... Read more

07-Jul-13 PT-HCH Bell 206B Icém, Brazil

07-Jul-13 PT-HCH Bell 206B Icém, Brazil

7-Jul-2013

4 POB, three minor injuries, one serious injury.  Crashed in open farm land... Read more

03-Jul-13 S3-BMK Bell 206L4 Dhamrai, Bangladesh

03-Jul-13 S3-BMK Bell 206L4 Dhamrai, Bangladesh

3-Jul-2013

Emergency landing on training flight, helicopter ended up on its side with the main rotorhead lying separated next to the wreck with the blades largely intact.  Skids ripped off too.  Tail boom separated at root.  2 POB – Lieutenant Colonel Ariful Bari to hospital and Major Nazrul Islam only needed first aid.  Reg not yet confirmed... Read more

01-Jul-13 C-GQQT Bell 206B Gull Lake, Canada (1F)

01-Jul-13 C-GQQT Bell 206B Gull Lake, Canada (1F)

1-Jul-2013

Wreckage reported sighting on 2nd July, the day after a Bell 206 was reported overdue. “The aircraft is missing and debris has washed ashore in Gull Lake.” CADORS 2013C2819... Read more

30-Jun-13 N405MR Bell 206L4 Hudson River, US-New York

30-Jun-13 N405MR Bell 206L4 Hudson River, US-New York

30-Jun-2013

Text book emergency landing in the Hudson river on a sightseeing trip.  Floats deployed, helicopter landed on the water and remained upright.  Pilot named as Michael Campbell, 22.... Read more

28-Jun-13 Bell 206L3 Missoula, US-Montana

28-Jun-13 Bell 206L3 Missoula, US-Montana

28-Jun-2013

Crew was practicing water-bucket drops at about 1 p.m. Friday when the helicopter crashed. It was sitting upright in about 3 feet of water with the tail boom damaged just forward of the tail rotor and the main blade tips showing signs of having struck something... Read more

Donaldson congratulates PJ Helicopters on 40+ years

Donaldson congratulates PJ Helicopters on 40+ years

24-Jun-2013Source: Donaldson

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), congratulates long-time customer PJ Helicopters for developing world-class precision-lift services over its more than 40 years of operations. The success of Red Bluff, Calif.-based PJ Helicopters is supported by Donaldson’s Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) systems. The IBFs protect the safety, performance and reliability of seven turbine helicopter... Read more

24-Jun-13 N407FK Bell 206B Royal City, US-Washington

24-Jun-13 N407FK Bell 206B Royal City, US-Washington

24-Jun-2013

Crashed into a cherry orchard after catching bird netting at low level.  Pilot 31-year-old Christopher Iezzoni suffered back injuries and was having trouble breathing... Read more

19-Jun-13 N90301 Bell 206B Redding, US-California

19-Jun-13 N90301 Bell 206B Redding, US-California

19-Jun-2013

Precautionary landing on a logging road... Read more

19-Jun-13 N467AE Bell 206L4 Jonesboro, US-Arkansas

19-Jun-13 N467AE Bell 206L4 Jonesboro, US-Arkansas

19-Jun-2013

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.... Read more

Bell announces Turbomeca-powered JetRanger replacement

Bell announces Turbomeca-powered JetRanger replacement

17-Jun-2013Source: Bell

Today at the 2013 Paris Air Show, Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced its return to the short light single (SLS) engine helicopter market with a new product designed to specifications based on the input of a customer advisory council. Bell Helicopter’s new, five-seat entry-level aircraft is expected to complete its first flight in... Read more

17-Jun-13 5Y-KWW Bell 206L4 LongRanger Karatina, Kenya

17-Jun-13 5Y-KWW Bell 206L4 LongRanger Karatina, Kenya

17-Jun-2013

Force landing in field due to sudden fog – between electricity lines and Karatina-Nairobi highway... Read more

08-Jun-13 VH-RHF Bell 206L3 Derby, Australia

08-Jun-13 VH-RHF Bell 206L3 Derby, Australia

8-Jun-2013

Ditched and turned over.  5 POB exited safely, although some needed help getting out of the cabin when it was submerged in water.... Read more

Fatal Air Evac Lifeteam accident in Kentucky

Fatal Air Evac Lifeteam accident in Kentucky

7-Jun-2013Source: HeliHub.com

AEL statement on Facebook – We are saddened to confirm that three members of our Manchester, Ky., crew were killed in a helicopter accident late Thursday evening. We are devastated at the loss of these crew members who we consider family. We have no details regarding the cause of the accident but will be working with... Read more

07-Jun-13 N207JA Bell 206B San Luis Potosi, Mexico (4F)

07-Jun-13 N207JA Bell 206B San Luis Potosi, Mexico (4F)

7-Jun-2013

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.... Read more

07-Jun-13 C-FRGK Bell 206 Jackfish Lake, Canada

07-Jun-13 C-FRGK Bell 206 Jackfish Lake, Canada

7-Jun-2013

Main blades struck tree on take off on training flight. CADORS 2013O1811... Read more

07-Jun-13 ZK-HTA Bell 206B Nelson, New Zealand

07-Jun-13 ZK-HTA Bell 206B Nelson, New Zealand

7-Jun-2013

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.... Read more

06-Jun-13 N114AE Bell 206L Manchester, US-Kentucky (3F)

06-Jun-13 N114AE Bell 206L Manchester, US-Kentucky (3F)

6-Jun-2013

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... Read more

Suit filed over copter crash during reality shoot

Suit filed over copter crash during reality shoot

31-May-2013Source: Philly

The mother of a man killed when a helicopter crashed during a shoot for a reality television show has claimed in a wrongful death lawsuit that the aircraft’s operators and producers negligently operated the helicopter. (See Full Story) – and see also the HeliHub.com page for this accident here... Read more

29-May-13 C-FZWB Bell 206B Fort McMurray, Canada (2F)

29-May-13 C-FZWB Bell 206B Fort McMurray, Canada (2F)

29-May-2013

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... Read more

L-3 Communications awarded $53M TH-57 support contract

L-3 Communications awarded $53M TH-57 support contract

28-May-2013Source: US DoD

L-3 Communications Corp., Madison, Miss., is being awarded a $53,002,714 indefinite-delivery requirements contract for logistics services support of the TH-57 aircraft fleet.  Services to be provided include repair and/or overhaul of aircraft, engines, avionics and related components.  Work will be performed at Naval Air Station Whiting Field, Milton, Fla., and is expected to be completed... Read more

Dart launches Rear Locker Extender for B206 and B407

Dart launches Rear Locker Extender for B206 and B407

17-May-2013Source: DART Aerospace

DART Aerospace announces that the Rear Locker Extender™ that increases the baggage compartment capacity by 21” is now FAA and TCCA approved for Bell 206A/B/L/L1/L3/L4 and 407 (including 407GX) aircraft. Constructed from a high quality, rugged composite, the rear locker extender is a perfect lightweight solution to stow extra sets of golf clubs, long-handled shovels... Read more

14-May-13 B-7479 Bell 206B Dezhou City, China

14-May-13 B-7479 Bell 206B Dezhou City, China

14-May-2013

Helicopter hijacked, linked to recovery of monies owed by the operator to another aviation company... Read more

10-May-13 N94PH Bell 206B Heflin, US-Kentucky

10-May-13 N94PH Bell 206B Heflin, US-Kentucky

10-May-2013

Hit powerline while spraying.  Pilot walked away – he was named here as Michael Stewart... Read more

07-May-13 N20Z Bell 206L La Junta, US-Colorado

07-May-13 N20Z Bell 206L La Junta, US-Colorado

7-May-2013

Crashed in open land and fell onto its side.  Reported as on photo mission.  Three occupants had minor injuries... Read more

Air Evac celebrates year of service in Licking County

Air Evac celebrates year of service in Licking County

29-Apr-2013Source: Newark Advocate

In its first year of service for Licking County, the helicopters of Air Evac Lifeteam 107 made more than 200 flights and were requested for service more than 460 times. (See Full Story)... Read more

27-Apr-13 N150SP Bell 206B Shepherd, US-Montana (1F)

27-Apr-13 N150SP Bell 206B Shepherd, US-Montana (1F)

27-Apr-2013

Sole occupant pilot killed after striking wires... Read more

23-Apr-13 N2072M Bell 206L1 Grand Canyon, US-Arizona

23-Apr-13 N2072M Bell 206L1 Grand Canyon, US-Arizona

23-Apr-2013

Substantially damaged in landing accident.  Although this is a tour helicopter, only two flight crew were on board, no passengers  ... Read more

20-Apr-13 N4237M Bell 206B Wells, US-Nevada

20-Apr-13 N4237M Bell 206B Wells, US-Nevada

20-Apr-2013

Tail rotor damaged on landing... Read more

More STC Approvals for Latitude’s SkyNode Satcom and IONode FDM Systems

More STC Approvals for Latitude’s SkyNode Satcom and IONode FDM Systems

27-Mar-2013Source: Latitude

Latitude Technologies (Latitude) announced that the company has received a FAA STC for the SkyNode  S100 flight following and flight date transceiver for installation in more than 800 Part 23 category aircraft.  Latitude has also recently received FAA approval of the SkyNode S100 including the IONode Flight Data Monitoring system for light helicopters including Bell... Read more

23-Mar-13 ZS-HSR Bell 206B Petermaritzburg, South Africa

23-Mar-13 ZS-HSR Bell 206B Petermaritzburg, South Africa

23-Mar-2013

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.... Read more

23-Mar-13 Bell TH-57A Salinas, Ecuador

23-Mar-13 Bell TH-57A Salinas, Ecuador

23-Mar-2013

Training accident.  Main rotors severed tail boom, aircraft ended upright on its skids... Read more

Gainesville PD helicopter relaunches after 15 months

Gainesville PD helicopter relaunches after 15 months

21-Mar-2013Source: WUFT

Gainesville Police Department launched its helicopter back in the air Tuesday after a 15-month hiatus.Helicopter  (see full story).  File photo... Read more

Tennessee Highway Patrol Announces Permanent Aviation Support for West Tennessee

Tennessee Highway Patrol Announces Permanent Aviation Support for West Tennessee

13-Mar-2013Source: Tennessee Highway Patrol

Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons joined Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Colonel Tracy Trott to announce the permanent assignment of a THP helicopter and pilot to assist with aviation support of law enforcement in west Tennessee.  This permanent aviation support will enhance public safety by increasing response time to incidents or missions... Read more

Bristow Academy Announces Agreement with Aero Dynamix

Bristow Academy Announces Agreement with Aero Dynamix

5-Mar-2013Source: Bristow Academy

Bristow Academy announced today an agreement with Aero Dynamix to use Aero Dynamix night vision systems to enhance its night vision training program, as well as offer the installation of Aero Dynamix night vision systems to its customers worldwide. Both companies are industry leaders in night vision applications – Bristow Academy in rotary pilot training... Read more

Bilingual pilots launch Ravco training program

Bilingual pilots launch Ravco training program

3-Mar-2013Source: Ravco

Eight Foreign National military pilots graduated with flying colors today from RAVCO’s inaugural Spanish language mountain helicopter course at its Leadville Mountain/High Altitude Training and Test Site.  The three week training program featured advanced instruction and techniques flying in some of most technical and demanding flying environments available in the United States. “This is graduate... Read more

Astronics Max-Viz-1500 approved for Bell 206/407 in China

Astronics Max-Viz-1500 approved for Bell 206/407 in China

1-Mar-2013Source: Astronics

Astronics Corporation’s Max-Viz-1500 enhanced vision system has received approval by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for retrofit installation in Bell B206B/206L-4/407 helicopters. Astronics Executive Vice President Elliott Troutman said, “Astronics concurs with Bell Helicopter’s assessment that China will be the world’s strongest helicopter growth market with a need for 2,000 aircraft during the... Read more

FAA had twice suspended licence of pilot in fatal crash

FAA had twice suspended licence of pilot in fatal crash

21-Feb-2013Source: LA Times

The pilot of a helicopter that crashed in Acton this month had his pilot privileges suspended twice in the last decade, according to FAA records (see full story). Details on the accident referred to can be found at 10-Feb-13 N59518 Bell 206B Acton, US-California (3F)... Read more

Cadorath announces 178 new Bell extended repairs

Cadorath announces 178 new Bell extended repairs

20-Feb-2013Source: Cadorath Aerospace

Cadorath Aerospace announcedit’s development of 178 new Bell Helicopter repairs in 2012. The Cadorath Aerospace design and engineering department continues to develop approved repairs for the Bell Helicopter line numbering close to a total of 900 repairs now available. Cadorath Aerospace completed a long list of new extended repairs throughout 2012 on the Bell Helicopter... Read more

18-Feb-13 N20620 Bell 206 Ely, US-Nevada (1F)

18-Feb-13 N20620 Bell 206 Ely, US-Nevada (1F)

18-Feb-2013

Ted McBride, 74, died after contact with a power line during agricultural operations... Read more

15-Feb-13 UP-BL007 Bell 206L3 Bakanas, Kazakhstan

15-Feb-13 UP-BL007 Bell 206L3 Bakanas, Kazakhstan

15-Feb-2013

Five POB – pilot and four tourists, including two from Ukraine.  No injuries... Read more

14-Feb-13 HK-2887 Bell 206B Caldono, Colombia

14-Feb-13 HK-2887 Bell 206B Caldono, Colombia

14-Feb-2013

Four injured in emergency landing in a garden.  Pilot Eduardo Augusto Ospina was flying three military personnel – mobile brigade commander 29, Colonel Carlos Salamanca; Corporal Hector Fabio Sogamoso, and professional soldier Jaider Cardenas Posso.... Read more

11-Feb-13 N360AW Bell 206B Albuquerque, US-New Mexico

11-Feb-13 N360AW Bell 206B Albuquerque, US-New Mexico

11-Feb-2013

Substantially damaged in force landing – helicopter ended up on its side.  Aerowest Helicopters operating for New Mexico Dept of of Game and Fish.  All three occupants injured – one Game & Fish officer, one veterinarian and the helicopter pilot reported minor injuries.... Read more

10-Feb-13 N59518 Bell 206B Acton, US-California (3F)

10-Feb-13 N59518 Bell 206B Acton, US-California (3F)

10-Feb-2013

Three killed when a JetRanger went down at 3.42am on a reality TV shoot on a remote ranch.  Helicopter had been supplied via Crossbow Helicopters, who act as brokers between film companies and helicopter operators.  Photos posted of this 206 on Orbic Air’s website (example) in the last few weeks indicate that it carried their... Read more

10-Feb-13 N802KA Bell 206B Paso Robles, US-California

10-Feb-13 N802KA Bell 206B Paso Robles, US-California

10-Feb-2013

Helicopter destroyed per FAA data... Read more

DeSoto County Sheriff adds JetRanger

DeSoto County Sheriff adds JetRanger

6-Feb-2013

DeSoto County Sheriff  is buying a 1976-build Bell Jet Ranger helicopter from the Georgia State Highway Patrol (see full story) File photo... Read more

30-Jan-13 N153P Bell 206L3 LaTrobe, US-Pennsylvania

30-Jan-13 N153P Bell 206L3 LaTrobe, US-Pennsylvania

30-Jan-2013

Helicopter blown onto its side by high winds... Read more

21-Jan-13 PR-JBN Bell 206B Jaragua, Brazil (1F)

21-Jan-13 PR-JBN Bell 206B Jaragua, Brazil (1F)

21-Jan-2013

Crashed and hit house killing one of four on board... Read more

19-Jan-13 VH-ZMN Bell 206B Baskerville, Australia

19-Jan-13 VH-ZMN Bell 206B Baskerville, Australia

19-Jan-2013

During low-level aerial filming operations, the helicopter rotated quickly to the right and descended. The pilot made an emergency landing on the sloping terrain. The helicopter rolled over and was subtantially damaged with minor injuries to the occupants.... Read more

17-Jan-13 SE-JKP Bell 206B Hjälmunge, Sweden

17-Jan-13 SE-JKP Bell 206B Hjälmunge, Sweden

17-Jan-2013

Emergency field landing, with no damage to aircraft.  Press reports “sawdust in the gearbox”….... Read more

Elbit to continue supporting Israeli Air Force’s Flight Academy

Elbit to continue supporting Israeli Air Force’s Flight Academy

14-Jan-2013Source: Elbit

Elbit Systems Ltd. (the “Company”) recently announced that it was awarded two follow-on contracts by the Israeli Ministry of Defense (“IMOD”) for the operation and maintenance of the Israeli Air Force’s (“IAF”) Flight Academy trainer aircraft and helicopters. These contracts were part of the Company’s December 31, 2012 announcement regarding contract awards by the IMOD... Read more

Custom Helicopters loses JetRanger on collapsing ice floe

Custom Helicopters loses JetRanger on collapsing ice floe

11-Jan-2013Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the accident data provided by HeliHub.com on this site.  Information provided in this update may potentially be incomplete or inaccurate as we frequently post these stories only a very short time after the accident has occurred.  Users of HeliHub.com are advised to carry out their own checks and searches,... Read more

09-Jan-13 C-GGZS Bell 206B Arviat, Canada

09-Jan-13 C-GGZS Bell 206B Arviat, Canada

9-Jan-2013

Helicopter landed on ice floe, which then collapsed and the helicopter sank.  Pilot rescued.  Local temperature with windchill around -50C  CADAORS 2013C0108... Read more

02-Jan-13 N828AC Bell 206 Delano, US-California (1F)

02-Jan-13 N828AC Bell 206 Delano, US-California (1F)

2-Jan-2013

Helicopter was one of a pair on low level frost control flight over a vineyard.  Weather reported as foggy.  Pilot named as Karen L. Johnson, age 62... Read more

31-Dec-12 N465AE Bell 206L4 Nashville, US-Tennessee

31-Dec-12 N465AE Bell 206L4 Nashville, US-Tennessee

31-Dec-2012

Emergency field landing.  Cause not yet advised, as press report of “blown off course” seems so improbable... Read more

New B206/R44 charter operator at Hawthorne, California

New B206/R44 charter operator at Hawthorne, California

17-Dec-2012

Star Helicopters, one of the leading helicopter tour operators in Los Angeles, is proud to begin operating charter and air taxi helicopter rides with an FAA Part 135 certification. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires that all aircraft operators carrying passengers for hire in point-to-point helicopter rides or charters and commuter flights must carry this... Read more

Able expands Bell 206 offerings with two PMA approved parts

Able expands Bell 206 offerings with two PMA approved parts

12-Dec-2012Source: Able Aerospace Services

Able Aerospace Services, a leader in dynamic component repairs, overhauls, and approved replacement part solutions, announced today the availability of a new Bell 206 Main Rotor Strap Fitting and Pin replacement part (PMA). Operators of Bell 206 helicopters can now further reduce operating costs by utilizing these exclusive FAA-certified PMA parts along with other cost-saving... Read more

19-Nov-12 N207MY Bell B206L4 Austin, US-Texas

19-Nov-12 N207MY Bell B206L4 Austin, US-Texas

19-Nov-2012

Struck a parked aircraft... Read more

06-Nov-12 Bell 206L Chincolco, Chile

06-Nov-12 Bell 206L Chincolco, Chile

6-Nov-2012

Helicopter crashed during agricultural work.  Pilot reported as Hernán Cabrera, age 47.  Distant photo shows helicopter landed upright in the crop, although tail does not look quite right!  Chilean sources are quoting the accident as a UH-1H, but we do not agree – see the two stabilizer end-plates, definitely a LongRanger!... Read more

03-Nov-12 Bell 206L Bienville, US-Louisiana

03-Nov-12 Bell 206L Bienville, US-Louisiana

3-Nov-2012

Emergency landing after bird strike – EMS unit “Pafford AirOne” with patient on board.  We believe they operate either/both of LongRanger 4 N1813 (52335) and LongRanger 3 N3180L (51055)... Read more

18-Oct-12 C-FBHV Bell 206L British Columbia, Canada

18-Oct-12 C-FBHV Bell 206L British Columbia, Canada

18-Oct-2012

Loud bang heard with an associated yaw to the right and loss of power. An autorotative landing was carried out into a nearby stream. The pilot and 1 passenger were uninjured.  CADAORS ref 2012P1768... Read more

10-Oct-12 N333DR Bell 206B Lyons Point, US-Louisiana (1F)

10-Oct-12 N333DR Bell 206B Lyons Point, US-Louisiana (1F)

10-Oct-2012

Helicopter crashed after hitting guy wire of radio tower.  Sole occupant pilot (named as Hugh Clifton Kelley) killed... Read more

01-Oct-12 C-GTPG Bell 206B Sudbury, Canada

01-Oct-12 C-GTPG Bell 206B Sudbury, Canada

1-Oct-2012

Contacted the ground during a sharp turn while spraying, causing the helicopter to crash. The pilot (the sole occupant) suffered minor injuries. The helicopter reportedly was substantially damaged. CADAORS ref 2012O2922... Read more

25-Sep-12 PT-HSN Bell 206B Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

25-Sep-12 PT-HSN Bell 206B Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

25-Sep-2012

Very heavy landing – main blades appear completely intact.  All 4 POB injured, two seriously... Read more

19-Sep-12 N222GR Bell 206 Mammoth Lakes, US-California

19-Sep-12 N222GR Bell 206 Mammoth Lakes, US-California

19-Sep-2012

Tail rotor struck ground.  Helicopter had been working on powerlines at the time of the accident.  Helicopter caught fire and burned out – also causing a 1.5 acre brush fire... Read more

19-Sep-12 Bell 206 Lethbridge, Canada

19-Sep-12 Bell 206 Lethbridge, Canada

19-Sep-2012

Struck power cables on climb out of field.  The severed cables caused a small fire.  Helicopter landed very heavily on its skids, starboard skid low  CADAORS ref 2012C4146... Read more

09-Sep-12 N5745Y Bell 206L.1 Grand Canyon, US-Arizona

09-Sep-12 N5745Y Bell 206L.1 Grand Canyon, US-Arizona

9-Sep-2012

Lost power and forced to land in a field.  Main blades hit tail boom... Read more

04-Sep-12 A6-FTB Agusta-Bell 206B Al Ain, UAE

04-Sep-12 A6-FTB Agusta-Bell 206B Al Ain, UAE

4-Sep-2012

Substantially damaged in training accident.   The Instructor and student were transported to a hospital for medical evaluation and were later released with minor injuries.... Read more

29-Aug-12 VT-TBA Bell 206B Godrha, India

29-Aug-12 VT-TBA Bell 206B Godrha, India

29-Aug-2012

Helicopter landed with considerable forward speed and cartwheeled over its nose on landing – indicating skids possible dug into ground.  Helicopter destroyed but all 5 POB (including spiritual leader Asaram Bapu) safely exited with only minor injuries... Read more

26-Aug-12 N282AE Bell 206L3 Dickson, US-Tennessee

26-Aug-12 N282AE Bell 206L3 Dickson, US-Tennessee

26-Aug-2012

Safe night emergency landing made in sports field after bird strike caused 24 inch diameter hole in windshield... Read more

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