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Accidents & Incidents 04.18.10 – 04.30.10

Tue, Jun 8, 2010 — Admin

Safety Issues

 

Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

24 Apr

Two Harbors MN

Scott´s Helicopter Services-operated Bell 47G-2A-1

Reg:N8542D

Helicopter was involved in a forest seeding operation when it was forced to make an emergency landing due to mechanical problems.

2 Minor

Helicopter sustained minor damages.

 

General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

21 April

Brookline VT

Air 2 LLC-operated McDonnell Douglas Helicopter MD-500E

Reg: N400MB

Helicopter was in the process of assisting with the placement of a power line when something went wrong and the helicopter dropped approximately 60 feet to the ground.

2 Minor

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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Military

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

20 Apr

Tolima

COLUMBIA

Columbian Air Force-operated Bell 222UT

Reg:HK-3262

Helicopter crashed while performing maneuvers off on a military garrison

5 Fatal

5 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

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25 Apr

Wellington

NEW ZEALAND

Royal New Zealand Air Force-operated Bell UH-1H Iroquois

Reg:NZ3806

Helicopter crashed in heavy fog.

3 Fatal

1 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

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

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