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Accidents & Incidents 04.11.10 – 04.17.10

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General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

16 Apr

Ukiah

CA

Brantly B2

Reg:N5986X

Pilot was testing the engine when the helicopter lifted briefly off the ground and flipped onto its right side.

1 Minor

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

11 Apr

Anjozorobe

MADAGASCAR

Madagascar Helicopter-operated Sud Aviation SA318C Alouette II Astazou

Reg:5R-MHY

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

11 Apr

Archerfield Airport

AUSTRALIA

Robinson R44 Raven II

Reg: VH-LTE

Helicopter approached the main pad and was coming in for landing when the pilot lost control and hit the ground hard.

3 Minor

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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14 Apr

Mulbarton

SOUTH AFRICA

Henley Air(op.)/Gypsy Empire Properties Pty-operated Robinson R22 Beta II

Reg: ZS-ROV

Helicopter crashed due to poor visibility.

1 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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Military

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

15 Apr

South Jeolla Prov

SOUTH KOREA

South Korean Navy-operated Westland Lynx Mk99

Reg: No data

Helicopter was on a routine patrolling mission when it crashed in sea

1 Fatal

3 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

16 Apr

Port-Au-Prince

HAITI

Spanish Navy-operated Agusta-Bell 212ASW

Reg:HA.18

Helicopter crashed in rugged terrain

4 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

17 Apr

Tikrit

IRAQ

US Army-operated Sikorsky UH-60L Blackhawk

Reg: 95-26648

Helicopter crashed during a storm

1 Fatal

3 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed

 

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

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