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Accidents & Incidents 09.19.10 – 09.30.10

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Accident Insights

 

 

Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

21 Sept

Mecca CA

Hiller UH-12E

Reg: No data

Helicopter was on a pesticide spraying run when it reportedly struck a power line or a power pole and crashed.

1 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

24 Sept

Taylorsville MS

Helicopter

Reg: No data

Helicopter was spraying chemicals when it crashed in a wooded area.

1 Serious

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

 

General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

22 Sept

Jamaica Bay NY

New York City Police Aviation Unit-operated Bell 412 EP

Reg: N412PD

Police helicopter made a hard landing in the water near the launch pad due to a mechanical failure.

1 Minor

5 Uninjured.

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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24 Sept

Covington GA

DeKalb County Police Dept-operated Eurocopter AS350 B2 AStar

Reg: No data

Helicopter crashed between the runways during training and caught fire.

2 Minor

Helicopter was destroyed.

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25 Sept

Pattison TX

RotorWay Exec 90

Reg: N520RW

Helicopter crashed for unknown reasons.

1 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

20 Sept

Moorabbin

AUSTRALIA

Choppair Helicopters-operated Hughes Schweizer 269C

Reg: VH-LSQ

Helicopter lost power while landing.

2 Minor

Helicopter was destroyed.

23 Sept

Głubokij Jar

UKRAINE

Nikołajew-Aero-operated Kamow Ka-26

Reg: No data

Helicopter crashed for reasons unknown.

2 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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26 Sept

Kagoshima Prefecture

JAPAN

Aero Asahi-operated Aérospatiale AS332L Super Puma

Reg: JA9635

Helicopter crashed on an island while transporting building materials.

2 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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26 Sept

Fisht Mountain

RUSSIA

Aero-Kamov Company-operated Kamov Ka-32

Reg: No data

Helicopter hit a ropeway on a mountain, crashed and caught fire.

2 Fatal

1 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

 

Military

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

21 Sept

Kabul province Afghanistan

US Air Force-operated UH-60 Black Hawk

Reg: 93-26517

Helicopter crashed due to a technical fault.

10 Fatal

3 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

 

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

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