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Accidents & Incidents 02.01.11 – 02.12.11

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Accident Insights

Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

4 Feb

Sacramento CA

Wilson Construction Co.-operated Hughes 369

Reg:N416WC

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Minor

Helicopter was destroyed.

 

Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

3 Feb

Dusi Valley

SOUTH AFRICA

ELA 07 R-115

Reg:ZU-ESZ

Gyrocpter lost power and made a forced landing.

2 Minor

Gyrocopter sustained substantial damage.

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4 Feb

Hunter Valley

AUSTRALIA

Aero Logistics-operated Robinson R44

Reg:VH-HFH

Helicopter spiraled in the air before hitting the ground and busting into flames.

2 Fatal

1 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

5 Feb

Kalmykia

RUSSIA

Shakhtinski ATSK DOSAAF-operated Mil Mi-2

Reg: RF-00854

Helicopter crashed shortly after take-off and burnt out

2 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

5 Feb

Northern Cape

SOUTH AFRICA

Magni M16 Tandem Trainer

Reg: ZU-RDS

Gyrocopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Minor

1 Serious

Gyrocopter was destroyed.

10 Feb

Lara

VENEZUELA

Fumyteca-operated Bell 47G-4A

Reg: YV447A

Helicopter crashed into mountain en route to a spraying mission.

1 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

Military

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

2 Feb

Maharashtra INDIA

Indian Army Aviation operated HAL/AĆ©rospatiale SA-315B Cheetah

Reg:No data

Helicopter crashed in a residential area under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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5 Feb

Kabul

AFGHANISTAN

French Army-operated Eurocopter EC665

Reg: No data

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Minor

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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

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