Heavy autorotation landing. FAA report damage as Substantial
Heavy autorotation landing. FAA report damage as Substantial
Incident was reportedly caused by the helicopter hitting powerlines shortly after take-off. Heavily damaged
On 16 August 2020, a Robinson R22 Beta, registration VH-YMU, was being utilised for cattle mustering operations in remote country, from the Rocky Point Yards, Northern Territory, south of the McArthur River Mine Aerodrome. At about 1200 Central Standard Time, the pilot was required to conduct an emergency forced landing. The helicopter landed heavily, resulting… Read more »
During agricultural spraying operations, the helicopter struck powerlines and collided with terrain, resulting in substantial damage. The pilot sustained fatal injuries.
Tail rotor struck tree. No injury reported to 1 POB
During take off the student pilot experienced dynamic rollover.
Aircraft struck a bird.
Two Robinson R22s engaged in herding operation. Rotor blade of N7189D hit skid of N74512. Both occupants of N7189D fatally injured
Two Robinson R22s engaged in herding operation. Rotor blade of N7189D hit skid of N74512 Passenger in N74512 seriously injured
Dynamic rollover while landing on a sand dune
Precautionary landing in water retention basin. No injuries to 2 POB. No damage to aircraft
Training accident, rollover onto starboard side. Heavily damaged – see images
Training accident in gusty conditions
Remained upright in very heavy emergency landing on golf course after tail rotor birdstrike reported. Tail hit ground, skids collapsed. Training flight from nearby Hayward Executive airport – instructor and student not seriously injured
The helicopter collided with terrain about 130km ENE of Alice Springs Airport. A passenger and pilot were on board. The passenger sustained serious injuries and the pilot was fatally injured. The helicopter was destroyed.
Helicopter ended on its side on the concrete apron with the sole occupant pilot seriously injured, who was then airlifted in a Flight for Life BK117
Fell onto starboard side in training accident.
The ATSB is investigating a collision with terrain involving a Robinson R22, VH-WGB, 220 km NE of Port Hedland Airport, Western Australia, on 12 May 2016. While conducting aerial work, the helicopter collided with terrain. The pilot sustained minor injuries and the helicopter was substantially damaged.
The ATSB is investigating a collision with terrain involving a Robinson R22, VH-RGY, at Richmond Airport, Queensland, on 21 March 2016. After engine start, the helicopter collided with terrain resulting in substantial damage. The pilot was uninjured.
The ATSB is investigating a wirestrike and collision with terrain involving a Robinson R22 helicopter, VH-LYW, 88 km northeast of Roma, Queensland, on 20 February 2016. During aerial mustering operations, the helicopter struck powerlines and subsequently collided with terrain. The pilot sustained serious injuries, and the helicopter was destroyed.
During the approach and landing, the pilot sighted powerlines strung across his landing point, and manoeuvred to remain clear of them. While on the ground, the wind veered from a southwest to a southerly direction, so that to take off into wind, the helicopter would track perpendicular to the powerlines. After completing the pre-take-off checks,… Read more »
R22 went down on a training flight from Venice Regional Airport. Female student named here as Agnus Jolumo was airlifted to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with head and facial injuries, while the male instructor Ronald Vasconcelos went by land ambulance with minor injuries to Venice Bayfront Health FAA quote this as N8560M but that R22 was… Read more »
The ATSB is investigating a collision with terrain involving a Robinson R22, VH-HWJ, 90km S of McArthur River Mine, Northern Territory, on 12 November 2015. While conducting aerial mustering operations, the helicopter collided with terrain. The pilot sustained serious injuries and the helicopter was substantially damaged.
Shortly after take-off, the helicopter collided with terrain, resulting in substantial damage. The pilot and passenger were not injured.
On return from a local flight, pilot stabilizes the hovering helicopter, turns round before starting a fast forward about 5 m height. After about 300m the pilot the helicopter pitched up to stop hovering. He then receives a uncontrolled increase in engine speed and fails to reduce power. He loses control in rotation, the right… Read more »
Student pilot (reportedly on first solo), and helicopter ended on its side
Training accident. Recording of ATC transmissions on this YouTube video.
Precautionary landing on golf course. Later cleared for onward flight
Helicopter was operating VFR from CYFB Iqaluit, NU to BGGH Nuuk, Greenland as part of a solo circumnavigation attempt. The pilot (Sergey Ananov from Russia) autorotated and ditched the aircraft in the Davis Strait, 204 nm east of CYFB, reportedly due to a broken drive belt. He was wearing an immersion suit and managed to… Read more »
Substantially damaged after “force landing in the dirt” (FAA)
Main blade struck tail boom on landing
Pilot Duane Fielding, of St. George, and his 14-year-old son/passenger were not seriously injured. Gust of wind while in a low hover led tail to touch the ground, causing the helicopter to become unstable and crash
Force landed in field. Damage level unknown
When at about 100 ft above ground level and an airspeed of 40 knots, the pilot conducted a turn into wind. As the helicopter turned, the pilot received a low rotor rpm warning. The helicopter collided with terrain and rolled onto its side, resulting in substantial damage (photo). The pilot sustained minor injuries. Final report… Read more »
Crashed from low level during agricultural ops. Aircraft destroyed
After lift-off, about 30 ft above the ground the pilot reported that the canopy became shrouded in condensation. With a loss of visual reference, the pilot attempted to manoeuvre the helicopter to an area suitable for landing. During the attempt to land, the helicopter struck the ground and rolled on its side. The passenger has… Read more »
Substantially damaged after hitting roof of a house and crashing in the front garden. House unoccupied at the time. Both occupants seriously injure.
It has been reported that the helicopter’s tail rotor clipped a tree resulting in a loss of control and subsequent collision with terrain. The pilot was fatally injured – and named here as Jeff Dean
R22 piloted by a student on a solo flight from Kelowna (CYLW) to Salmon Arm (CZAM) crashed beside the runway at CZAM. The pilot first approached the airport and crossed mid-field to assess the wind direction; however, it was determined that the aircraft was not into wind. On the second approach from the opposite direction,… Read more »
Rolled over on landing
During manoeuvring the helicopter collided with terrain resulting in substantial damage. The pilot and passenger were not injured.
Pilot made an emergency landing after noticing smoke coming from the engine compartment, 2 POB uninjured – Sources say the pilot, Michael Tepper was on an introductory instructional flight with his passenger, Brandon Ahlo.
Minor damage on landing
Emergency landing in “Bosque da Barra” swamp on a training flight after bird strike to tail rotor. Minor damage only, from photos
Landing accident, extensively damaged
During training operations, the helicopter rolled onto its side. The helicopter was substantially damaged, however both pilots were uninjured.
“Landed in a tree”. Pilot was able to climb out of the helicopter and down from the tree to phone for help.
Crashed after tail rotor struck bush
Crashed in ploughed field on training flight. Instructor and student suffered minor injuries
Minor damage on landing
Dynamic roll over onto port side on training flight
After landing, the pilot and passenger disembarked from the helicopter and left the engine running. The helicopter subsequently lifted off with nobody at the controls, and collided with terrain. The pilot and passenger were uninjured.
During flight training, the helicopter collided with terrain, resulting in substantial damage. The instructor and student pilot sustained minor injuries.
Very heavy landing on training flight on steeply sloping ground. skids splayed out and cabin touched ground but main blades apparently undamaged. Both flight instructor Diego Ramos, 35, and student Eduardo Dias, 41, were taken to hospital
Mid air collision with fixed wing Piper Pa28 N54380
After take-off, the engine lost power and the pilot conducted a forced landing. The helicopter collided with the ground resulting in substantial damage. The pilot and passenger were uninjured.
While conducting aerial mustering at about 100 ft above ground level, the helicopter encountered a tailwind resulting in a high rate of descent. The helicopter collided with the ground resulting in substantial damage. The pilot was uninjured.
Crashed into water killing the sole occupant pilot
Crashed in unknown circumstances just outside boundary fence of Lantana Airport – killing instructor Luis Aviles, and seriously injuring student pilot Johnathan Desouza
Unknown damage in force landing
Minor damage after force landing by taxiway
The ATSB has commenced an investigation into a Collision with terrain involving a Robinson R22, registration VH-HPH, at Lavelle Station, Northern Territory on 18 November 2014. During air work at 1,000 feet, the tail rotor drive system failed. The helicopter commenced an uncommanded spiral and landed heavily. The pilot and passenger were not injured and… Read more »
Rolled over on landing
Two POB to hospital. Information suggests that the skid toes stuck into the ground during a run-on landing, causing the helicopter to cartwheel. No vertical force in the accident as skids have not splayed out. Skid toes missing forward of front skid legs, and nose “turned up” where helicopter cartwheeled onto its nose
Tail rotor struck ground on training flight
loss of engine power whilst on a flight from Wiedergeltingen to Jungholz and was badly damaged in an emergency landing at Mt. Schönkahler near Zöblen, Tyrol, Austria. The helicopter landed hard with its right skid and was damaged beyond repair. 63-year-old pilot o.k., 1 passenger on board minor injured
Force landing after power loss
Crashed from a low hover on a training flight. Male pilot and female student uninjured.
The subject helicopter was noted at 5.15am local time on 12-Sep-14 on a trailer at Calais ferry port bound for the UK. Given it is based UK, there must have been some reason that it was not flown back to the UK. Incident date 11-Sep-14 thus approximate