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Accident Insights

 

Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

10 Dec

Isom KY

BELL 206B

Reg: N263CH

Helicopter performed an emergency landing next to a roadway after impacting electrical wires.

1Minor

2 Uninjured

Helicopter sustained substantial damage

 

General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

8 Dec

Pahokee FL

GH Helicopter Brokers-operated Bell 206L 3 LongRanger

Reg: N955GT

Helicopter was hovering low over a field of sugar cane attempting to prevent frost when it crashed for unknown reasons.

1 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

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Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

7 Dec

Mercantour

FRANCE

Heli Air Monaco-operated Eurocopter AS365 N Dolphin

Reg: 3A

Helicopter crashed in mountainous area under unknown circumstances.

3 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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8 Dec

Veracruz State

MEXICO

Attorney General’s Office-operated Bell 412

Reg: XC-HFJ

Helicopter en route to a prison was said to have crashed in bad weather.

7 Fatal

2 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

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9 Dec

Tourettes-sur-Loup FRANCE

Robinson R22 Beta II

Reg: G-CBVL

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

9 Dec

Quebec

CANADA

Essor Helicopteres Inc-operated Bell 206B Jet Ranger

Reg: C-GIFV

Helicopter crashed on a beach under unknown circumstances.

2 Serious

2 Minor

1 Uninjured

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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

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