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Accidents & Incidents 4.12.09 – 4.18.09

Wed, Apr 22, 2009 — David Evans

Accidents & Incidents

Air Carrier (Part 121)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

15 April

Dallas, TX

American Airlines- operated Boeing 757

Reg: AAL1511

Aircraft while on final struck bird and landed without incident.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained unknown damage.

 

Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

13 April

Haines, AK

Coastal Helicopters Inc-operated

Aerospatiale AS350 B2 Ecureuil

Reg: N208CH

Helicopter crashed during a heli-ski charter.

1 Serious

Helicopter was chartering for a local base.

 

General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

14 April

Arlington, TX

Jordan Don R Vans RV-6A

Reg: N6DJ

Aircraft was substantially damaged during a forced landing following a loss of engine power shortly after takeoff.

1 Minor

Initial reports taken by a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) inspector and local authorities indicate the pilot was on a local pleasure flight when the aircraft experienced a loss of engine power.

14 April

Dunsmuir, CA

Sungkwon Kim

Long-eze

Reg: N342MS

Aircraft crashed onto a highway.

1 Serious

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

16 April

Lopez Island, WA

Raytheon Aircraft Company A36

Reg: N464TJ

Aircraft reported an engine problem and forced landed on a road.

4 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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17 April

Oakland Park, FL

Sebring Air Charter-operated Cessna 421B

Reg: N1935G

Aircraft crashed into a house minutes after takeoff.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

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17 April

El Dorado Hills, CA

Sportsman GS-2

Reg: N209TP

The aircraft crashed for unknown reasons.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

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Foreign Accident and Part 129

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

16 April

Caloundra, Qld

AUSTRALIA

Ads Aloft-operated Piper PA-18-150

Reg: VH-KSW

Aircraft crashed on a beach.

2 Serious

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

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17 April

Canaima

VENEZUELA

Línea Turística Aereotuy LTA-operated Cessna 208B Grand Caravan

Reg: YV1181

Aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff.

1 Fatal

3 Serious

7 Minor

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

17 April

Tokyo

JAPAN

Japan Airlines-operated Airbus A300-600

Aircraft had just touched down, when the right engine was seen emitting smoke and flames through its exhaust pipe.

No injuries

The flight crew activated the engine fire suppression system and quickly put the fire out. The passengers disembarked normally.

17 April

Iasi

ROMANIA

Tarom-operated ATR 42-500

Reg: YR-ATA

Airplane struck a flight of bird (storks), causing serious damage to the nose.

No injuries

The airplane landed safely.

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17 April

Gunung Gergaji, Papua

Mimika Air-operated Pilatus PC-6/B2-H4

Reg: PK-LTJ

Aircraft crashed in a Mountain.

11 Fatal

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

18 April

Rio de Janeiro

BRAZIL

Air France-operated Boeing 747-4B3

Reg: F-GEXA

Aircraft rejected takeoff at high speed when a nose gear tire ruptured causing strong vibrations to the airframe.

No Injuries

Aircraft stopped safely.

 

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


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