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Accidents & Incidents 10.24.10 – 10.31.10

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Accident Insights

 

Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

30 Oct

Tucker County WV

Winco Inc-operated MD-369E

Reg:N765WH

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

3 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

The helicopter was being used by crews working a power line project,

 

 

Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

24 Oct

Paderborn

GERMANY

Heli-Life International GmbH-operated Robinson R44 Raven II

Reg: D-HMMB

Helicopter crashed and overturned after its tail rotor hit some trees.

4 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

28 Oct

Dumont-d’Urville ANTARCTICA

IPEV – Institut Polaire Français-operated Aérospatiale AS 350 Squirrel

Reg: No data

Helicopter crashed during rough weather conditions.

4 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

Military

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

28 Oct

Mourne Mountains

UNITED KINGDOM

Police Service of Northern Ireland-operated Eurocopter AS 355F2 Twin Squirrel

Reg: G-SEWP

Helicopter crashed on takeoff.

4 Minor

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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

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