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Accidents & Incidents 5.01.09 – 5.10.09

Mon, May 11, 2009 — David Evans

Accidents & Incidents

Air Carrier (Part 121)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
4 May

New York, NY

Chautauqua Airlines-operated Bombardier CL 600

Reg: N432AW

While being pushed back from the gate, a tug struck the rear fuselage and tail cone. Non-fatal Damage to the aircraft is unknown.
6 May

Baltimore, MD

World Airways-operated McDonnell Douglas DC10

Reg: WOA8535

Aircraft on landing blew a nose tire. Non-fatal Damage to the aircraft is unknown.

 

Air Taxi & On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
6 May

Seminole, OK

Seminole Air Services Inc.-operated Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee

Reg: N7271J

On takeoff, the aircraft veered off the runway hitting runway lights and came to a stop in nearby trees. 1 Minor Damaged to the aircraft was substantial.

 

General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
1 May

Tacoma, WA

Cessna 182Q

Reg: N382CH

During take off, engine quit at approx 150 feet, pilot attempted to turn back, but crashed. 1 Minor Investigators say the toilets and the wood chips cushioned a potentially dangerous landing.

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2 May

Griffith, IN

Aventura II

Reg: N20GH

The aircraft had trouble getting airborne and crashed into a swamp at the end of the runway 1 Serious Damage to the aircraft was unknown.
3 May

Cumberland, WI

American AA-1 Trainer

Reg: N5905L

The aircraft crashed in a field close to the airport 1 Minor Aircraft sustained substantial damage.
3 May

Addison Airport, TEXAS

Beech 35-C33 Debonair

Reg: N528BM

Aircraft crashed on takeoff due to engine failure. 1 Serious Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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3 May

Surrey, ND

Champion 7GCBC

Reg: N5106T

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal

1 Serious

Damage to the aircraft was substantial.

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3 May

Colorado Springs, CO

Glasflugel STD

Libelle 201B Glider

Reg: N17TD

When the glider was being launched, the tow cable was disconnected and the glider landed hard. 1 Serious Damage to the aircraft was substantial.
4 May

Lexington County

SOUTH CAROLINA

Polaris 582 flying inflatable boat

Reg: N171MB

Aircraft crashed in the woods close to the lake. 2 Serious Damage to the aircraft was substantial.
5 May

Marysville, CA

Ayres S2R-T34 Thrush

Reg: N40208

and

Grumman G-164B

Reg: N6617K

Two agricultural aircraft collided while trying to land on the same runway 1 Serious Damage to the two aircraft was substantial.

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6 May

Lantana, Fl

Beech K35

Reg: N111YR

Aircraft, on landing missed the runway and crashed into a parked aircraft. 2 Fatal Damage to both aircraft was substantial.

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6 May

Seminole, OK

Piper PA-28-140

Reg: N7271J

Aircraft on takeoff roll, struck the runway lights and trees. 1 Minor Damage to the aircraft was substantial.
6 May

Lantana-Palm Beach County Park Airport, FL

Beech K35 Bonanza

Reg: N111YR

Plane crashed into an unoccupied aircraft. 2 Fatal Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

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7 May

Iowa, LA

Gulfstream

AM G-164B

Reg: N8080K

Aircraft, shortly after takeoff, reported engine failure and crashed landed in a field. 1 Minor Aircraft was destroyed.
7 May

Santa Rosa, CA

Cessna T210G

Reg: N2722T

Aircraft on final approached, reported engine failure and forced landed short of the runway. 3 Minor Damage to the aircraft was substantial.
9 May

Reno, NV

Beechcraft BE95 Travelair Aircraft crashed about 10 minutes after taking off. 5 Fatal Witnesses told authorities that the plane appeared to be flying normally before it nosedived into the ground.

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Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
1 May

San Jose

COSTA RICA

Bell 206B Jet Ranger

Reg: TI-BBT

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 2 Fatal Helicopter was damaged beyond repair.
1 May

Virginia Airport

SOUTH AFRICA

YAK 52

Reg: ZU-CWR

Aircraft did a wheels up landing with damage to the prop and flap skins. No data available Aircraft sustained substantial damage.
1 May

Kai Tak, Hong Kong

CHINA

Robinson R22 Helicopter crashed into a parked tour bus while attempting to land at the site of the former airport. 3 Minor Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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1 May

Curaçao-Hato

NETHERLANDS

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines-operated Boeing 747-406

Reg: PH-BFL

Aircraft returned to for a precautionary landing after smoke was detected. Nonfatal No reported aircraft damage.
1 May

Pipishegy

HUNGARY

PZL-104 Wilga 35A

Reg: HA-SEO

Aircraft crashed near the local airport. 4 Minor Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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1 May

near St. Petersburg

RUSSIA

Cessna 182 Aircraft on floats

crash-landed.

3 Minor Damage to the aircraft was unknown.
1 May

Gauteng

SOUTH AFRICA

Dual Intake Investments 102 (Pty) Ltd-operated Cessna 210E

Reg: ZS-DZR

Aircraft was forced to carry out a wheels-up landing after the gear failed to extend 1 Minor Aircraft sustained substantial damage.
2 May

Kasan

RUSSIA

Second Kazan Aircraft Enterprise

Mil Mi-2

Reg: RA-23710

Helicopter crashed shortly after take off. 3 Minor Helicopter was damaged beyond repair.
2 May

Gothenburg Landsvetter

SWEDEN

SAS Scandinavian Airlines-operated Boeing 737-683

Reg: LN-RCU

Aircraft suffered failure of the right hand engine while climbing Nonfatal No damage to the aircraft was reported.

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2 May

Nymburk, Středočeský region, Nymburk district

CZECH REPUBLIC

Urban Air UFN-10 Samba

Reg: OK-EUU 39

Ultralight aircraft lost its landing gear during take-off. 2 Uninjured Damage tom the aircraft was unknown.
3 May

Kariega Park Game Reserve, Eastern Cape

SOUTH AFRICA

Robinson R22 Helicopter crashed for unknown reasons. 1 Fatal Damage to the helicopter was unknown.
3 May

Sharjah, UAE

Antonov AN-12 Aircraft returned due to engine problems and landed without further incident. Nonfatal The technical fault in the plane’s engine is being investigated.
3 May

Zevenbergen

NETHERLANDS

Vliegclub Seppe-operated Robin/APEX DR 400/140 B

Reg: PH-ASD

A sudden loss of oil and a drop in oil pressure forced the pilot to put the engine in idle. He carried out a forced landing in a field. Nonfatal No reported airplane damage.

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4 May

Montreal, Quebec

CANADA

Air Richelieu-operated Cessna 150L

Reg: C-GJAE

The aircraft is believed to have struck a wire over the river before crashing and sinking. 2 fatal Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
5 May

Mumbai

INDIA

Air India-operated Airbus A321 Aircraft was hit and its door damaged by an aerobridge at the airport. Nonfatal The incident occurred when the ground staff was trying to withdraw the aerobridge after passengers and crew had boarded and flight attendants had deplaned the domestic flight.
5 May

Springvale Station

AUSTRALIA

Yeeda Pastoral Co.-operated Robinson R22 Beta

Reg: VH-HCB

Two helicopters had apparently collided with each other and fatally crashed. 2 Fatal Both aircraft were damaged beyond repair.
5 May

West of Dornum

GERMANY

FLN Frisia Luftverkehr-operated Cessna 172 Mid-air collision between Cessna 172 from FLN Frisia Luftverkehr and an OLT Cessna 208. 2 Uninjured Damage to both aircraft was minor
6 May

Bobara Island

CROATIA

Intercockpit-operated Diamond DA-20 Aircraft was ditched following engine failure. The airplane sank after ten minutes. 1 Minor Damage to the aircraft was substantial.
7 May

Iloilo City

PHILIPPINES

RPC 929 Cessna Aircraft crash landed at the local airport. 1 Minor Aircraft was piloted by an Indian national and substantially damaged.
7 May

Groote Eylandt

AUSTRALIA

Cessna 210 Aircraft forced landed in the mud of an empty tailings stream after the engine failed 2km short of the airstrip 1 Uninjured Damage to the aircraft was substantial.
7 May

Kirivograd UKRAINE

Ukrainian State Flight Academy-operated X-32 Bekas

Reg: UR-IFA

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 2 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

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7 May

Veracruz

MEXICO

Cessna 340

Reg: XB-CUC

Aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff. 3 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

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8 May

Springs, East Rand

SOUTH AFRICA

Microlight Aircraft The microlight with 2 persons on board was distributing pamphlets and was forced to make an emergency landing after one of the pamphlets got stuck in the engine. 2 Uninjured Aircraft sustained substantial damage.
8 April

SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES

Beech 18 Turbine conversion

Reg: N38L

Aircraft lost control on required downwind takeoff and ran into perimeter fence. No data available Damage to the aircraft was substantial.
9 May

SWITZERLAND

Lufthansa-operated Airbus A321-131 Aircraft hit turbulence en route over Switzerland. Nonfatal Aircraft sustained minor damage.
9 May

Nes Ziona, ISRAEL

Ultralight Aircraft

Reg: 4X-H

Aircraft crashed into a house. 1 Serious

1 Minor

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

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10 May

Katy, TX

Velocity homebuilt aircraft Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
10 May

Islas de la Bahia HONDURAS

British Aerospace 3201 Jetstream 32

Reg: YV1467

Aircraft was destroyed during an accident near the local Airport. 4 Fatal Authorities found and confiscated 1500 kgs of cocaine on board the airplane. Reportedly the aircraft ran out of fuel in rainy weather and attempted a forced landing

 

Military

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
3 May

Near El Alto de Rubio

VENEZUELA

Venezuela Armed Forces-operated Mil Mi-17V-5 “Hip-H”

Reg: EV 08114

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 17 Fatal Helicopter was damaged beyond repair.
4 May

Baltic Sea

RUSSIA

Russian Navy -operated Baltiyskiy flot

Kamov Ka-27

Reg: 45

Helicopter on landing, fell on the deck and then into the sea, where it sank 5 Minor Helicopter was lost.
5 May

Cleveland National Forest, CALIFORNIA

US Marine Corps-operated

Bell AH-1W Super Cobra

The military helicopter crashed in the forest for unknown reasons. 2 Fatal Helicopter was damaged beyond repair.

 

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


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