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Helicopter Accidents & Incidents 12.14.09 – 12.20.09

Thu, Jan 28, 2010 — Admin

Accident Insights

Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
16 Dec

Waianapanapa, MAUI

Sunshine Helicopters-operated Aerospatiale AS350BA Ecureuil

Reg: N87EW

Helicopter made an emergency landing on the shoreline due to mechanical problems. HelicopterĀ“s tail boom broke due to the hard landing. 2 Minor Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
15 Dec

Victoria AUSTRALIA

Chagold Pty. Ltd.-operated Robinson R44 Raven II

Reg: VH-CLX

Helicopter crashed when it was about to take off 1 Minor Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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16 Dec

Quebec CANADA

Groupe TVA Inc.-operated Robinson R44 Raven II

Reg: C-GDSF

Helicopter crashed in a vacant lot while making an emergency landing due to engine problems. 2 Serious Helicopter was destroyed.

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All entries are preliminary and subject to confirmation/correction by formal accident reports.

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