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Metal fatigue blamed for 2009 helicopter accident at Turtle Bay

Metal fatigue blamed for 2009 helicopter accident at Turtle Bay

24-May-2011Source: Star Advertiser

Metal fatigue probably caused a left rear landing skid strut to collapse on a helicopter operated by K&S Helicopters Inc. at the Turtle Bay Resort Heliport in 2009, according to a National Transportation Safety Board investigation.  HeliHub.com accident report page at 20-Nov-09 N551CR MD Helicopters MD369E Oahu, US-Hawaii... Read more

16-May-11 N4278T MD Helicopters 369E Victoria, US-Texas

16-May-11 N4278T MD Helicopters 369E Victoria, US-Texas

16-May-2011

Force landed in field.  Aircraft less than one year old... Read more

13-May-11 N124AL Hughes 369D Fresno, US-California

13-May-11 N124AL Hughes 369D Fresno, US-California

13-May-2011

Force landed in mountainous terrain, 35 miles from Fresno... Read more

15-Nov-10 N155PH Hughes 369D Salem, US-Oregon

15-Nov-10 N155PH Hughes 369D Salem, US-Oregon

15-Nov-2010

Helicopter was flying low on underslung load operations lifting bundles of trees from growing location to trucks bound for Texas. 1POB, named as Tim Smith, 41... Read more

17-Jul-10 SE-HLP Hughes 369D Vilhelmina, Sweden

17-Jul-10 SE-HLP Hughes 369D Vilhelmina, Sweden

17-Jul-2010

Skid stuck in ground during run-on autorotation landing on training flight... Read more

Six-month suspended term for pilot who landed on Irish shopping centre roof

Six-month suspended term for pilot who landed on Irish shopping centre roof

15-Dec-2009Source: Irish Times

A HELICOPTER pilot who landed his aircraft on the roof of a shopping centre to collect a set of keys has been given a six-month suspended sentence and fined €5,000. The judge said the man seemed to lack a grasp of common sense.... Read more

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