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08-Feb-19 225 MD Helicopters MD530F Saydabad, Afghanistan

Helicopter written off in snowy conditions.  Very few details available.  In this tweet there is a claim it was shot down by Taliban


28-May-11 MD Helicopters MD530F Apatzingan, Mexico

A helicopter from the Mexican Air Force (FAM) crashed on Saturday near Apatzingan, Michoacan, apparently as a result of mechanical failure in the aircraft


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31-Jan-11 N530RL MD Helicopters MD530FF Waterman’s Peak, US-Arizona (1F)

The Pima County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that civilian pilot Loren Leonberger was pronounced dead at the scene of the PCSO helicopter crash near Avra Valley.  Other occupants were Edwin Nettleton, 58, and Paul Panzica, 41, who were released from the hospital ahead of Larry Sayers, 64, who was seriously injured.


??-Nov-10 MD Helicopters MD530F San Marcos, US-California

Story dated 24-Nov-10 but does not refer to incident date. We assume fairly recent, hence filing this as 01-Nov. Windshield distorted and then blew out a section. Bird strike not involved.


MD Helicopters delivers newly converted MD530F to San Diego Sheriff

MD Helicopters delivers newly converted MD530F to San Diego Sheriff

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announced that its popular MD 500E to MD 530F helicopter conversion program has added a new member.   The San Diego County Sheriffs Department’s A.S.T.R.E.A (Aerial Support to Regional Enforcement Agencies) division took delivery of its freshly converted MD 530F helicopter early this month. The helicopter, purchased new by the Sheriff’s Department… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopters, 21-Jul-10

17-Feb-09 1144 MD Helicopters MD530MG Culiacan, Sinaloa State, Mexico