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Accidents & Incidents 02.13.11 – 02.28.11

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Accident Insights

Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

13 Feb

Manus Island

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Pacific Helicopters-operated Eurocopter AS 350B2 Ecureuil

Reg:P2-PHL

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

17 Feb

Les Diablerets

SWITZERLAND

Heliswiss-operated Aérospatiale AS 350B2 Ecureuil

Reg:VH-ZHI

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

6 Minor

Helicopter was destroyed.

18 Feb

Canne della Battaglia

ITALY

Aero Club Pézenas-operated Robinson Helicopter R-44 Raven

Reg:F-GUJB

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

18 Feb

Santandér

COLOMBIA

Heliservice Servicios Aéreos-operated Bell 206B JetRanger II

Reg: HK-4594

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

4 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

24 Feb

Island of La Palma

SPAIN

PZL W-3AS Sokól

Reg: SP-SYA

Helicopter crashed while being used to transport building material for work.

2 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

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25 Feb

Western Cape

SOUTH AFRICA

Basfour 2279 (Pty) Ltd-operated Robinson R44 II

Reg: ZS-RVA

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Minor

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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28 Feb

Levin NEW ZEALAND

Lakeland Helicopters operated- Bell UH-1H Iroquois.

Reg: ZK-HSP

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Serious

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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Military

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

15 Feb

Stavropol

RUSSIA

Russian Air Force-operated Mil Mi-28N

Reg: 05 blue

Helicopter crashed attempting an emergency landing after engine failure.

1 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

23 Feb

Jeju SOUTH KOREA

South Korean Coast Guard-operated AgustaWestland AW139

Reg: No data

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

4 Missing

Helicopter was destroyed.

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

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