Dominican Republic

22-Nov-18 N124ML Airbus H120 La Romana, Dominican Republic (5F)

22-Nov-18 N124ML Airbus H120 La Romana, Dominican Republic (5F)

22-Nov-2018

The aircraft took off from Río San Juan to La Romana Int’l airport MDLR with 5 peoples on board, after been transfer to the La Romana tower he reported 6 miles NW out and the tower report with the traffic inside, Clear to land. Around 30 seconds after the controller lost the visual contact with... Read more

Taiwan donates two helicopters to Dominican Republic

Taiwan donates two helicopters to Dominican Republic

6-Nov-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Taiwan will be donating two Bell UH-1H helicopter to the Dominican Republic’s Armed Forces. The helicopters are expected by January next year, reports Janes IHS.... Read more

Makeover for Santo Domingo Heliport

Makeover for Santo Domingo Heliport

25-Nov-2016Source: HeliHub.com

The heliport at Santo Domingo will soon be remodelled, claims Airport Dept. Director Marino Collante. As reported by Dominican Today, the construction that will take place will add three helipads, helicopter parking, a terminal building and ancillary facilities.  ... Read more

Santo Domingo Heliport Expansion

Santo Domingo Heliport Expansion

26-Sep-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Plans for the expansion and modernization or the Santo Domingo Heliport have been completed. The heliport will be able to receive 6 helicopters and will be operational 24 hours a day, all week. The heliport will provide access to medical treatment to people across the country and the islands near the Dominican Republic, reports Dominican... Read more

24-Nov-15 N355RH Airbus AS350BA Las Charcas, Dominican Republic

24-Nov-15 N355RH Airbus AS350BA Las Charcas, Dominican Republic

24-Nov-2015

As a result of a forced landing, the aircraft fell on a banana plantation and suffered substantial damage. Pilot named in this article as Lieutenant Colonel Harold Jimenez of the Army of the Dominican Republic... Read more

02-Sep-15 N146AE Airbus AS350B2 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

02-Sep-15 N146AE Airbus AS350B2 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

2-Sep-2015

Helicopter crashed into the roof of a house, injuring a female asleep in the house as well as sole-occupant pilot Oliver Gutiérrez... Read more

10-Oct-14 Bell OH-58 Pedernales, Dominican Republic

10-Oct-14 Bell OH-58 Pedernales, Dominican Republic

10-Oct-2014

Army helicopter with 4 POB.  Tail boom chopped off just forward of the stabilizer, and at the root attachment.  One of those on board was reported to be Major General José Matos de la Cruz, chief of the Army, who was unharmed.  The other three on board – including director of Military Intelligence, Hichi Mercedes... Read more

Bell showcases 429 WLG’s capabilities through 5 month Latin America demo tour

Bell showcases 429 WLG’s capabilities through 5 month Latin America demo tour

1-Aug-2014Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), showcased the versatility and superior performance of the Bell 429 WLG, the aircraft’s wheeled landing gear variant, with nearly 60 demonstration flights between March 2014 to July 2014 in Latin America. “We received great feedback from our customers about the retractable landing gear for ground taxi operations,”... Read more

Night Flight Concepts Conducts Annual Recurrent NVG Training with Helidosa

Night Flight Concepts Conducts Annual Recurrent NVG Training with Helidosa

16-Dec-2013Source: Night Flight Concepts

Night Flight Concepts® completes annual recurrent NVG training with Helidosa Aviation Group. The annual training supports the pilots of the Helidosa Aviation Group and their on-going EMS flight operations program, which provides life saving night time emergency medical support to the citizens of the Dominican Republic. “We take great pride in our ongoing relationship with... Read more

27-Apr-13 N305SJ Sikorsky S76B Constanza, Dominican Republic

27-Apr-13 N305SJ Sikorsky S76B Constanza, Dominican Republic

27-Apr-2013

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... Read more

NFC Delivers NVG Training Solution to Helidosa

NFC Delivers NVG Training Solution to Helidosa

18-Apr-2013Source: Night Flight Concepts

Night Flight Concepts, the leading provider of night vision solutions, is pleased to announce it completed delivery of a comprehensive night vision goggle training solution for Helidosa. The new training enhances operational readiness for Helidosa to perform safe, efficient critical care transport services at night. “Safety is the primary consideration in our operations.” explained Helidosa... Read more

28-Mar-13 HI-865 Robinson R44 Cotui, Dominican Republic

28-Mar-13 HI-865 Robinson R44 Cotui, Dominican Republic

28-Mar-2013

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.... Read more

04-Oct-12 N646GE Eurocopter AS365N2 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

04-Oct-12 N646GE Eurocopter AS365N2 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

4-Oct-2012

Main blades hit hangar when trying to taxi through too narrow a gap on the ramp. Pilot named as Fidel Báez – no injuries reported to 2 crew and 1 tech on board. Flying debris went more than 300 ft damaging 3 other aircraft.... Read more

Bell rep probes 427 crash in Dominican village

Bell rep probes 427 crash in Dominican village

13-Jan-2011Source: Dominican Today

see also HeliHub.com page for this accident at – 09-Jan-11 N926MF Bell 427 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (File photo)... Read more

09-Jan-11 N926MF Bell 427 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

09-Jan-11 N926MF Bell 427 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

9-Jan-2011

Crew reported as pilot Osvaldo Perez Feliz and copilot Mario Rivas, neither badly hurt.  The helicopter is often used privately by  Dominican Republic opposition leader, Miguel Vargas, and was only 1.5 miles out from 1.5 miles from Higüero Airport on a flight to La Romana to pick him up.... Read more

Haiti – Aero Ambulancia Is Providing Assistance to Haiti Earthquake Victims

Haiti – Aero Ambulancia Is Providing Assistance to Haiti Earthquake Victims

15-Jan-2010Source: AAMS

Aero Ambulancia, an international member of the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS), reports it has mobilized its fleet of four fully medically staffed and equipped helicopters to provide disaster-relief assistance to the people of Haiti following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the island last night. Aero Ambulancia, the only company in the Dominican... Read more

Guides oppose Baoruco National Park heliport

Guides oppose Baoruco National Park heliport

21-Aug-2009Source: Dominican Today

The Nature Guides Association of the region denounced the unauthorized clearing of pine trees near the canyon Hoyo de Pelempito, in the Sierra de Bahoruco National Park, to build a heliport.... Read more

28-May-09 N878EE Enstrom F480 near Guaymate, La Romana province, Dominican Republic (2F)

28-May-09 N878EE Enstrom F480 near Guaymate, La Romana province, Dominican Republic (2F)

28-May-2009

28-May-09 N878EE Enstrom F480 near Guaymate, La Romana province, Dominican Republic... Read more

United Rotorcraft Solutions Delivers Refurbished Bell 206 to Helidosa

United Rotorcraft Solutions Delivers Refurbished Bell 206 to Helidosa

27-Mar-2009Source: Vertical

The 206 was sent to URS for a nose to tail upgrade. URS removed all the avionics and communications equipment along with the Stormscope, autopilot, split buss systems and over sized instrument panel. The ECU and bleed air heater were also removed.... Read more

2-Feb-09 HI-555 Bell OH-58 , Dominican Republic

2-Feb-09 HI-555 Bell OH-58 , Dominican Republic

2-Feb-2009

2-Feb-09 HI-555 Bell OH-58 , Dominican Rep... Read more

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