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New Hanover County Sheriff R44 auction opens

New Hanover County Sheriff R44 auction opens

14-Mar-2011Source: HeliHub.com

Bidding is underway on the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office auctions off its Robinson R44 – see earlier stories on this operation on HeliHub.com here The auction opened in the last week on the website govdeals.com starting at $150,000.  It is currently showing 7 bids with the highest at $350,000.  see http://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?fa=Main.Item&itemID=268&acctID=359 Sheriff Ed McMahon... Read more

14-Mar-11 G-NISA Robinson R44 Cwmparc, UK

14-Mar-11 G-NISA Robinson R44 Cwmparc, UK

14-Mar-2011

Emergency landing in market square.  See also second link where pilot falls foul of the CAA and gets fined for this incident... Read more

Yavapai County Sheriff approve Prescott Wing & Rotor to overhaul R44

Yavapai County Sheriff approve Prescott Wing & Rotor to overhaul R44

10-Mar-2011Source: Daily Courier

With very little discussion, the Board of Supervisors on Monday approved a consent agenda item for a contract between the county and Prescott Wing & Rotor for the overhaul of a R44 Raven 2 helicopter donated to the county by Guidance Helicopters Inc. of Prescott.... Read more

Philippine National Police launch R44 operation

Philippine National Police launch R44 operation

10-Mar-2011Source: US News LV

Philippine National Police (PNP) Tuesday launched the “Sky Police” which will conduct aerial anti-crime and surveillance patrols in Metro Manila and its nearby regions using three recently-acquired Robinson R44 Raven II helicopters.... Read more

08-Mar-11 ZK-HOI Robinson R22 Fiordland, New Zealand

08-Mar-11 ZK-HOI Robinson R22 Fiordland, New Zealand

8-Mar-2011

Crashed in a clearing close to a second R22 which was carrying out a deer recovery operation.  Subject helicopter was observing, initally from 15m up, just prior to it coming down.  Pilot aged 64 OK, passenger aged 55 needed medical treatment.  Both from Warkworth, north of Auckland... Read more

FAA certifies air conditioning for the R66

FAA certifies air conditioning for the R66

7-Mar-2011Source: Robinson

Torrance, CA— Robinson Helicopter Company is now delivering the R66 with optional air conditioning. The simple, lightweight system provides air conditioned comfort and reduced humidity throughout the five-seat cabin. An overhead console provides vents for each seat with 250 CFM total airflow. The 42 lb air conditioner uses the latest automotive refrigerant and has 17,000... Read more

Rolls-Royce announces new RR300 service centre network

Rolls-Royce announces new RR300 service centre network

6-Mar-2011Source: Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, today officially announced the establishment of a new RR300 Service Center network, which offers global, approved maintenance support to RR300 powered Robinson R66 operators worldwide. The Service Centers provide maintenance, inspections and parts sales directly to operators. The RR300 Service Center network consists of eleven industry-leading support facilities which... Read more

Garmin announces G500H program for R44

Garmin announces G500H program for R44

6-Mar-2011Source: Garmin

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it has initiated work on a project to obtain a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of the Garmin G500H glass cockpit in the Robinson R44 helicopter. Once completed, any authorized Garmin dealer can install the... Read more

R44 crashes and burns in the Everglades

R44 crashes and burns in the Everglades

6-Mar-2011Source: HeliHub.com

An extensive search involving helicopters from Broward County Sheriff, Palm Beach County and Miami Dade Fire Dept, along with airboats too, were launched to locate a Robinson R44 which was overdue on Saturday morning on a flight from Orlando to Tamiami in Florida.  The helicopter, a 2008 model owned by Bravo Helicopters of Miami (http://www.flybravohelicopters.com),... Read more

05-Mar-11 N4168W Robinson R44 Everglades, US-Florida

05-Mar-11 N4168W Robinson R44 Everglades, US-Florida

5-Mar-2011

Pilot reported as 51-year-old Mark Palmieri.  R44 was broken in two and the cabin area reported as charred.  Pilot had to wait 3 hours before being rescued... Read more

Three helicopters wrongly fuelled at Forestville

Three helicopters wrongly fuelled at Forestville

4-Mar-2011Source: HeliHub.com

A group of three helicopters, believed to all be  R44s, were touring together and stopped for fuel at Forestville Airport in Canada.  One experienced significant loss of power not long after take-off and it turned out that all three were wrongly fuelled with Jet fuel instead of AvGas. HeliHub.com adds a separate page for every... Read more

Sterling Flight Training adds Robinson R44

Sterling Flight Training adds Robinson R44

2-Mar-2011Source: HeliHub.com

Sterling Flight Training of Jacksonville has taken delivery of a Robinson R44 for their training school.  Sterling took delivery of the Raven I at the Robinson factory in California and then flew it cross-country to Sterling’s base at Craig Airport (CRG) in Jacksonville, Florida. Chief flight instructor Scott Malone will use the R44 for primary... Read more

Eurosafety releases R22 and R44 iPhone app

Eurosafety releases R22 and R44 iPhone app

2-Mar-2011Source: Eurosafety

Eurosafety is pleased to announce the release of their latest IPhone application, Risafety. This app is ESI’s latest effort in their goal to improve airframe knowledge and safety in the helicopter community. The iSafety App is designed to provide a method to review caution panel emergency procedures for the R22 and R44 Helicopters. This training... Read more

Arizona fixed-wing school Sonoran Wings adds helicopters

Arizona fixed-wing school Sonoran Wings adds helicopters

2-Mar-2011Source: HeliHub.com

Sonoran Wings Flight Training Centre at Tucson International Airport is adding helicopters to its fleet, which previously included only fixed-wing aircraft.  The company has added two Robinson R22s in mid-February and will add a Robinson R44 helicopter soon.  Jerry Williams, the school’s general manager, said he has wanted to add helicopters ever since the school... Read more

01-Mar-11 N74816 Robinson R44 Glenwood Springs, US-Colorado

01-Mar-11 N74816 Robinson R44 Glenwood Springs, US-Colorado

1-Mar-2011

Rolled onto its side during take-off manoeuvre... Read more

01-Mar-11 C-FNZO Robinson R44 Forestville, Canada

01-Mar-11 C-FNZO Robinson R44 Forestville, Canada

1-Mar-2011

R44 had to make emergency landing after experiencing a significant loss of power, in which the tail was damaged.  It was one of three R44s flying together which were all wrongly refuelled at Forestville Airport... Read more

R66 achieves Australian certification

R66 achieves Australian certification

27-Feb-2011

Heliflite, Australasia’s longest serving authorised Robinson distributor is pleased to announce that the region’s first R66 Turbine helicopter has received formal CASA certification for first of type. The base yellow with slate grey trim coloured R66 Turbine helicopter is now ready to make its inaugural trip to Avalon Airport to be part of Heliflite’s Australian... Read more

Yavapai County Sheriff postpones R44 decision to March 7

Yavapai County Sheriff postpones R44 decision to March 7

25-Feb-2011

County Administrator Julie Ayers said the item was pulled at the request of the attorneys for Prescott Wing and Rotor, who wanted to finalize the contract language. Ayers expects the contract to be ready for the board to approve during the March 7 meeting.... Read more

25-Feb-11 ZS-RVA Robinson R44 Strand, South Africa

25-Feb-11 ZS-RVA Robinson R44 Strand, South Africa

25-Feb-2011

Landed on its port side with floats deployed.  Two people medevac to hospital by MedCopter “Chopper 2”... Read more

Yavapai County Sheriff considers R44 contract

Yavapai County Sheriff considers R44 contract

22-Feb-2011Source: Daily Courier

The Sheriff’s Office has been in talks with Prescott Wing and Rotor since that time to complete necessary overhaul valued at $250,000. [file photo]... Read more

22-Feb-11 N666PK Robinson R44 Christmas, US-Florida

22-Feb-11 N666PK Robinson R44 Christmas, US-Florida

22-Feb-2011

Weather related emergency landing.  No apparent damage... Read more

New Hanover County to sell Police R44 on GovDeals

New Hanover County to sell Police R44 on GovDeals

21-Feb-2011Source: Wilmington Star News

The helicopter, a Robinson R44 Raven II helicopter, will be declared surplus and sold using GovDeals, an online Internet-based company that sells government surplus and unclaimed property.... Read more

Smoke, Lights, Music – HeliAir launch Europe’s first R66

Smoke, Lights, Music – HeliAir launch Europe’s first R66

19-Feb-2011Source: HeliHub.com

Heliair today held a launch party for the first R66 in Europe, although the weather was certainly not favourable and the small number of demo flights were kept within the airfield boundary due to the cloudbase. Flights were also limited to those people who had already placed orders for the RR300 turbine-powered five seater from... Read more

18-Feb-11 F-GUJB Robinson R44 Canne della Battaglia, Italy (1F)

18-Feb-11 F-GUJB Robinson R44 Canne della Battaglia, Italy (1F)

18-Feb-2011

The helicopter had departed from Modugno, near Bari, and was heading to Foggia. Pilot Tanzarella Antonio D’Amico, age 29, was alone... Read more

Aviamarket plans adventure route for R66 deliveries to Russia

Aviamarket plans adventure route for R66 deliveries to Russia

15-Feb-2011Source: HeliHub.com

Russian dealer Aviamarket has announced that they have three sales to date of the Robinson R66 to owners in Russia.  They are planning for at least one of these to be flown from the factory in August 2011 mostly following the northern coastline of the Pacific Ocean via British Columbia, Alaska and Siberia all the... Read more

First Robinson R66 arrives in Europe

First Robinson R66 arrives in Europe

14-Feb-2011Source: HeliHub.com

UK Robinson dealer Heliair has taken delivery of its first R66.  Still on the FAA register as N66NN pending EASA certification, serial number 0016 was noted ground running today at the company’s base at Wycombe Air Park.  Britain’s second R66 for Sloane Helicopters is due very soon. HeliHub.com will report further on this aircraft soon... Read more

New Hanover County stops heli ops; Joins SABLE program instead

New Hanover County stops heli ops; Joins SABLE program instead

11-Feb-2011Source: StarNews Online

New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office are ceasing operating their R44 and will instead join the SABLE program – a partnership between the Wilmington and Leland police departments as well as the Pender County Sheriff’s Office.... Read more

Dart deilvers first P174 power converters for R44 Newscopters

Dart deilvers first P174 power converters for R44 Newscopters

11-Feb-2011Source: DART Helicopter Services

Oceanside, CA, February 10, 2011 — DART Helicopter Services and its subsidiary Geneva Aviation are helping to expand aerial news gathering opportunities for TV stations around the nation.  DART has initiated deliveries of Geneva Aviation’s P174 Power Converters to Robinson Helicopter Company for installation in all newly manufactured R44 Raven II Newscopters, fully integrated Electronic... Read more

Future of New Hanover County Sheriff’s R44 to be announced today

Future of New Hanover County Sheriff’s R44 to be announced today

10-Feb-2011

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is expected to announce the future of its helicopter program Thursday, after the agency’s only pilot Scott Gerow resigned on 18th September last year amid an internal investigation. Sheriff Ed McMahon said he would explore all options for the four-year-old program–and cancelling it remains an option... Read more

04-Feb-11 VH-HFH Robinson R44 Cessnock, Australia (2F)

04-Feb-11 VH-HFH Robinson R44 Cessnock, Australia (2F)

4-Feb-2011

R44 burst into flames on impact.  Student pilot was taken to hospital in a critical condition with serious burns.  Instructor Ivor Durham, owner and director of Newcastle Helicopters, died along with 21-year old Sam Bateman.... Read more

03-Feb-11 N441TB Robinson R44 Ogden, US-Utah

03-Feb-11 N441TB Robinson R44 Ogden, US-Utah

3-Feb-2011

Run on landing on wet mud performed which ended in the helicopter on its side, tail boom apparently severed by the tail which ended up close to the fuselage.... Read more

Torrance panels at odds on helicopter noise plan

Torrance panels at odds on helicopter noise plan

3-Feb-2011Source: Daily Breeze

The committee, made up of residents, aviation experts and government officials, recommended modifying three established helicopter routes in and out of the airport. The idea was to move the routes farther away from residential areas as well as increase the helicopter flying altitudes to reduce noise.  Torrance is the base of Robinson Helicopter Co... Read more

02-Feb-11 N611TV Robinson R44 Dallas, US-Texas

02-Feb-11 N611TV Robinson R44 Dallas, US-Texas

2-Feb-2011

Emergency landing (or was it a “hard landing”?) made after reported loss of power... Read more

02-Feb-11 Robinson R44 Norwood, US-Massachusetts

02-Feb-11 Robinson R44 Norwood, US-Massachusetts

2-Feb-2011

One helicopter (and six fixed wing) damaged when hangar roof collapsed due to weight of snow... Read more

Texas helicopter pilot accused of flying while intoxicated

Texas helicopter pilot accused of flying while intoxicated

27-Jan-2011Source: San Angelo Standard Times

Police identified the pilot as Richard Zane Whitesides, aged 21.  The R22 was impounded, and contained both firearms and several empty beer cans.  Dusty Whitaker, prinicpal of Whitesides’ employer Texas Extreme Helicopters said the flight was not authorized. Whitesides was fired the next day... Read more

26-Jan-11 VH-HFG Robinson R44 Knuckle Reef, Australia

26-Jan-11 VH-HFG Robinson R44 Knuckle Reef, Australia

26-Jan-2011

Pilot used the helicopter’s flotation device and all four stayed on board until they were saved about one hour later.... Read more

23-Jan-11 PT-YDW Robinson R22 Guaiba River, Brazil

23-Jan-11 PT-YDW Robinson R22 Guaiba River, Brazil

23-Jan-2011

Emergency landing made on edge of river after suspected mechanical problems.  Two occupants uninjured... Read more

22-Jan-11 CC-PHP Robinson R44 Cobquecura, Chile

22-Jan-11 CC-PHP Robinson R44 Cobquecura, Chile

22-Jan-2011

President Piñera landed off-airfield in his own R44, and a video of the incident taken by a citizen suggested that the stop was unplanned.  The President denies this, saying it was a planned refuelling stop... Read more

Dart to exclusively distribute Aviatech R44 luggage pods

Dart to exclusively distribute Aviatech R44 luggage pods

20-Jan-2011Source: DART Helicopter Services

DART Helicopter Services, the world’s leading specialist in design, development and distribution of helicopter components and accessories for flight safety, operational efficiency and customer satisfaction, has completed an exclusive distribution agreement with Aivatech Technical Services of Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada.  The new agreement covers the global distribution of Aviatech’s Ample Pod Luggage Carrier for Robinson R44... Read more

18-Jan-11 HB-ZKL Robinson R22 Chatel, Switzerland

18-Jan-11 HB-ZKL Robinson R22 Chatel, Switzerland

18-Jan-2011

Pilot Jean Marcel Grillet Aubert seriously injured, Passenger (unnamed) not injured... Read more

Simplex granted first China STC

Simplex granted first China STC

17-Jan-2011Source: Simplex

Simplex Manufacturing has been granted a Validation of Supplemental Type Certificate (VSTC) from the Peoples Republic of China for its Robinson R44 agricultural spray system. The VSTC makes the Simplex spray system the only approved helicopter spray system for use in China. The CAAC approved the system on December 31, 2010. Simplex has shipped one... Read more

Ecuador – Guayquil Police add R44 and MD530F

Ecuador – Guayquil Police add R44 and MD530F

14-Jan-2011Source: El Universo

the executive director of the National Commission on Surface Transportation, Traffic and Road Safety, Ricardo Antón, launched the two helicopters this week – although only the R44 was onsite as the MD530F had an engine issue, apparently.... Read more

14-Jan-11 N4204X Robinson R44 Fort Wolters, US-Texas (1F)

14-Jan-11 N4204X Robinson R44 Fort Wolters, US-Texas (1F)

14-Jan-2011

Pilot Dempsey Stice, 42, was found dead in the cockpit with no signs of trauma, Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said. He apparently landed the helicopter safely as there was no damage to the aircraft,... Read more

Heliflite releases official photos of Australasia’s first R66

Heliflite releases official photos of Australasia’s first R66

13-Jan-2011Source: Heliflite

Heliflite, Australasia’s longest serving authorised Robinson distributor has released the first official photos of the region’s first R66 Turbine helicopter taken in final completion at the Robinson factory. The base yellow with slate grey trim coloured R66 Turbine helicopter is ready for shipping to Australia and Heliflite looks forward to having it available as a... Read more

New head for Baton Rouge Police Air Support Unit

New head for Baton Rouge Police Air Support Unit

13-Jan-2011Source: 2TheAdvocate

After nearly 23 years of serving as a public information officer for the Police Department, Sgt. Don Kelly will step down is head of the Air Support Unit.  [file photo]  See also “Baton Rouge Police add Robinson R44“... Read more

UK filming pilot fined for getting too close to steam train

UK filming pilot fined for getting too close to steam train

10-Jan-2011Source: Telegraph

Soon after the Edinburgh-London journey began, passengers noticed the train was being “buzzed” and that a helicopter was flying low over it, criss-crossing its path. Some were so worried they immediately contacted the CAA, whilst others filmed what was happening on their mobile phones.... Read more

Peru’s Callao region orders two police-role R44s

Peru’s Callao region orders two police-role R44s

10-Jan-2011Source: HeliHub.com

The Peruvian Regional Government of Callao have recently placed orders for two Police-equipped Robinson R44 helicopters, the regional president Callao, Felix Moreno, announced this week.    This small province of just 57 square miles is heavily populated and they will no doubt have to work closely with Lima Province, which surrounds them to the north, east... Read more

Robinson production at lowest for 23 years

Robinson production at lowest for 23 years

7-Jan-2011Source: HeliHub.com

In line with the global recession, Robinson Helicopter Co produced a very modest 162 helicopters last year, just 18% of their peak figure of 893 just two years earlier.  The total was made up of 40 x R22 Beta II 32 x R44 Raven/Clipper I 80 x R44 Raven/Clipper II 10 x R66 Turbine When... Read more

FAA proposes $330K penalty against Heli-Dudes

FAA proposes $330K penalty against Heli-Dudes

6-Jan-2011Source: FAA

SALT LAKE CITY — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $330,000 civil penalty against Heli-Dudes LLC, of Salt Lake City, for allegedly operating sightseeing helicopter rides for hire when it was not authorized to do so, a violation of Federal Aviation Regulations. The FAA alleges that Heli-Dudes did not have an FAA operating certificate... Read more

Noise and safety concerns could force private Texas heliport closure

Noise and safety concerns could force private Texas heliport closure

6-Jan-2011Source: Victoria Advocate

A north Victoria man may be forced to shut down the heliport he operates in a residential area.  Owner Kenneth Kemp says “I personally flew the FAA people here this past weekend, and they say I’m perfectly legal.”... Read more

Military Police in Brazil’s Piauí state add R44

Military Police in Brazil’s Piauí state add R44

6-Jan-2011Source: HeliHub.com

The Military Police of Piauí added a second helicopter, a Robinson R44, to their capability.  It was launched at the graduation ceremony of new police officers on 28th December at the Headquarters of the General Command in Teresina.  The State of Piaui is in the north-east of Brazil covering approx 250,000 sq.km and has a... Read more

Heli Air launches stand-alone R66 website

Heli Air launches stand-alone R66 website

5-Jan-2011Source: HeliHub.com

British helicopter company Heliair have launched a website specifically for Robinson R66 sales at R66Dealer.com – this may, in time, be merged into their main website, but it is currently intentionally stand-alone.Head of Marketing Brian Kane told HeliHub.com that Heli Air see the R66 as being “the best single engine turbine ever produced”, presumably based... Read more

Robinson cuts corners with new-look website

Robinson cuts corners with new-look website

4-Jan-2011Source: HeliHub.com

Robinson Helicopter Co have launched a new website at http://www.robinsonheli.com.   Although no major content changes have been made, the new cleaner design is certainly easier to navigate than its predecessor.  Some new aspects of the site – particularly the World Dealer Locator Map – show that elements of new technology have been introduced. Scratching... Read more

03-Jan-11 VH-HOT Robinson R44 Cairns, Australia

03-Jan-11 VH-HOT Robinson R44 Cairns, Australia

3-Jan-2011

30 minute tour flight with three Chinese passengers – The 34-year-old-pilot, a 40-year-old man, and two women, aged 36 and 46, were taken to Cairns Base Hospital.... Read more

02-Jan-11 LV-ZYO Robinson R44 Argentina (1F)

02-Jan-11 LV-ZYO Robinson R44 Argentina (1F)

2-Jan-2011

HeliHub.com is currently tracking news of an R44 missing in Argentina.  No word in eight days is likely to lead to an incident report, hence we have opened a page for this.  Pilot named as Alejandro Ferzola.... Read more

30-Dec-10 VH-PUG Robinson R22 Emerald, Australia

30-Dec-10 VH-PUG Robinson R22 Emerald, Australia

30-Dec-2010

Low level accident.  R22 ended up on its starboard side.  1 POB not seriously injured... Read more

22-Dec-10 N841SA Robinson R44 Hemphill, US-Texas

22-Dec-10 N841SA Robinson R44 Hemphill, US-Texas

22-Dec-2010

Tail reportedly struck something, causing helicopter to spin and pilot to lose control.  Helicopter ended up in shallow waters on edge of a reservoir... Read more

Uralhelicom wins approval for R44 overhauls in Russia

Uralhelicom wins approval for R44 overhauls in Russia

21-Dec-2010Source: HeliHub.com

Uralhelicom has become the first organisation in Russia and CIS to win approval to carry out major overhauls on R44s.  The company has recently received agreement from both Robinson Helicopter co and the Russia Authorities.  They have also accepted an R44 Raven I with 2200 aiframe hours as the first airframe to go through the... Read more

Helicopter flight school opens at Pineville Municipal Airport

Helicopter flight school opens at Pineville Municipal Airport

20-Dec-2010Source: The Town Talk

Lake Charles-based Performance Helicopters opened a branch at Pineville Municipal Airport on Nov. 22.... Read more

Townsville Helicopters opens pilot training school

Townsville Helicopters opens pilot training school

17-Dec-2010Source: Townsville Helicopters

Townsville Helicopters is proud to announce the opening of the first helicopter pilot training school in Townsville. The school has full CASA approval, therefore we do not have to operate under another company’s banner. We are a local company and committed to providing North Queensland with a quality training facility. The school will operate the R22... Read more

16-Dec-10 Robinson R22 NAS North Island, US-California

16-Dec-10 Robinson R22 NAS North Island, US-California

16-Dec-2010

Emergency landing following carbon monoxide warning illumination... Read more

14-Dec-10 Robinson R44 Malim Nawar, Malaysia (1F)

14-Dec-10 Robinson R44 Malim Nawar, Malaysia (1F)

14-Dec-2010

Solo training flight, crashed and burst into flames.  Pilot named as Mohd Sukri Osman, age 31, a policeman by profession... Read more

14-Dec-10 PT-YYG Robinson R22 Sao Paulo, Brazil

14-Dec-10 PT-YYG Robinson R22 Sao Paulo, Brazil

14-Dec-2010

Forced landing in Avenida Tiradentes, heavy enough for skids to splay out.  Helicopter remained upright.  helicopter was operating for Radio Eldorado, and neither occupant was injured – pilot reported as Andrew Smith, and reporter Flavio Perez... Read more

R44 design defect leads to post-crash fires

R44 design defect leads to post-crash fires

13-Dec-2010Source: Aviation Law Monitor

In any type of rollover accident, the transmission can puncture the fuel tank. The fix is simple: instead of using a rigid fuel tank, use a soft bladder tank that won’t rupture.... Read more

13-Dec-10 VH-FDL Robinson R22 Georgetown, Australia

13-Dec-10 VH-FDL Robinson R22 Georgetown, Australia

13-Dec-2010

During the cruise, the engine failed. The pilot conducted a forced landing. The passenger received serious injuries and the helicopter was seriously damaged.... Read more

09-Dec-10 G-CBVL Robinson R22 Tourrettes-sur-Loup, France (2F)

09-Dec-10 G-CBVL Robinson R22 Tourrettes-sur-Loup, France (2F)

9-Dec-2010

R22 crashed in a steep sided valley while en route from Sospel to Avignon. French press named the deceased as Martin Rutty and Simon Lichtenstein... Read more

Three helicopters crash in same US county within hours

Three helicopters crash in same US county within hours

9-Dec-2010Source: HeliHub.com

As the temperatures in Florida plummet, so helicopters are called in to fly low level over fields to minimise the chance of frost ruining the crop. Sadly, these operations brought no fewer than three casualties in one County earlier today. Robinson R44 N666SL clipped a post at Palm Beach Glades County Airport, Pahokee around 2am... Read more

08-Dec-10 N451DB Robinson R44 Canal Point, US-Florida

08-Dec-10 N451DB Robinson R44 Canal Point, US-Florida

8-Dec-2010

Pilot reported as Alfred Morrison (53) Heavy landing in corn field and helicopter ended up on its side. Helicopter was involved in low-level operations to keep frost from forming on crops... Read more

08-Dec-10 N666SL Robinson R44 Pahokee, US-Florida

08-Dec-10 N666SL Robinson R44 Pahokee, US-Florida

8-Dec-2010

Tail rotor hit post on take-off after refuelling. Accident timed between 1 and 2am. Pilot reported as William Harward (53), and passenger James Wyatt. Helicopter was involved in low-level operations to keep frost from forming on crops... Read more

05-Dec-10 G-ODHB Robinson R44 Staverton, UK

05-Dec-10 G-ODHB Robinson R44 Staverton, UK

5-Dec-2010

Heavy landing by student pilot while hover taxying after door opened in flight.... Read more

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