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Accidents & Incidents 08.01.10 – 08.15.10

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Accident Insights

General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

2 Aug

Cave Junction OR

Gyrocopter

Unregistered

Gyroplane crashed due to structural failure while circling the airport

1 Fatal

Gyrocopter was destroyed.

2 Aug

Georgia mountains GA

Robinson R44

Reg: No data

Helicopter crashed in a wooded area under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

1 Aug

Yamaga City

JAPAN

Robinson R22 beta

Reg: JA22NE

Helicopter was flying low when it crashed.

2 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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4 Aug

St. Lawrence and Apatou

FRENCH GUIANA

Yankee Lima Finance EURL-operated Aerospatiale AS 350 B2 Ecureuil

Reg: F-OIEL

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

5 Aug

Crete

GREECE

Bell 206B JetRanger II

Reg: SX-HEV

Helicopter hit some power lines before it crashed.

2 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed

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5 Aug

Northern Cape

SOUTH AFRICA

Robinson R22 Beta II

Reg: ZS-RVB

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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8 Aug

Minsk

BELARUS

Hughes 369HS (Model 500C)

Reg:D-HDWM

Helicopter crashed and caught fire after performing in a Helicopter Sports Open.

1 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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12 Aug

Pace del Mela

ITALY

Robinson R44 Clipper II

Reg: I-KOST

Helicopter crashed into a warehouse shortly after takeoff.

4 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

13 Aug

Mpumalanga

SOUTH AFRICA

Colmec Carriers CC-operated Robinson R44 II

Reg: ZS-CVW

Helicopter struck power lines and crashed.

3 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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

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