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Accidents & Incidents 10.10.10 – 10.16.10

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Accident Insights

General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

15 Oct

St. Louis MO

Missouri State Highway Patrol-operated Bell 206B

Reg: N96MP

Helicopter is believed to have suffered an in flight emergency and while maneuvering to avoid a residential area, the helicopter crashed.

1 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

10 Oct

Woodford AUSTRALIA

AS 350B Squirrel.

Reg:VH-ROU

Helicopter encountered a low cloud. It attempted to turn around but crashed into a forest.

6 Minor

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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14 Oct

Southland NEW ZEALAND

A D & G D Munro Syndicate, Winton-operated Robinson R22B

Reg:ZK-HIP

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

15 Oct

Veracruz

MEXICO

Heliservicio Campeche-operated Bell 212

Reg: XA-IUR

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

8 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

 

Military

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

12 Oct

Kunat province

AFGANISTAN

United States Army ISAF-operated Boeing CH-47D Chinook

Afghan insurgents fired a rocket-propelled grenade into a NATO helicopter

1 Fatal

8 Minor

17 Uninjured

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

 

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

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