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Accidents & Incidents 5.18.09 – 5.24.09

Wed, May 27, 2009 — David Evans

Accidents & Incidents

Air Carrier (Part 121)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

18 May

Dallas, TX

American Eagle Airlines-operated Embraer EMB 145LR

Reg:N690AE

The brake failed and snapped the hydraulic line while the aircraft was landing.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

19 May

Miami, FL

American Airlines-operated Boeing 777

Reg: N779AN

While at the gate, the aircraft loader was fatally injured when he fell off the loader.

1 Fatal

Aircraft sustained no damage.

20 May

San Juan, PR

Delta Air Lines-operated Boeing 767

Reg: Not provided

Delta Flight 419 reported moderate turbulence at 3500 feet.

2 minor

Aircraft sustained no damage.

20 May

Flagstaff, AZ

Mesa Airlines operated- Dehavilland DHC 8

Reg: Not provided

Mesa Flight 2804 encountered turbulence on approach to land.

3 Minor

Aircraft sustained no damage.

20 May

Atlanta, GA

Delta Air Lines-operated Boeing McDonnell Douglas MD88

Reg: Not provided

Delta Flight 1237 returned due to crew member sustaining unknown injury to hand.

1 Minor

Aircraft sustained no damage.

21 May

Anchorage, AK

Southern Air-operated Boeing 747

Reg: N749SA

Aircraft on landing blew a nose gear tire.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained unknown damage.

21 May

Los Angeles, CA

American Eagle-operated Embraer135KL

Reg: N843AE

Aircraft struck a parked aircraft in the non-movement area.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained unknown damage.

 

Air Taxi & On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

21 May

York, PA

Ayres Corporation-operated S2R-G1

Reg: N6134T

Aircraft while spraying crops crashed in a field.

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

 

General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

18 May

Phoenix, AZ

Ultralight aircraft

Reg: Unknown

Aircraft crashed in the desert.

1 Fatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

19 May

Vancouver Island

CANADA

Piper

PA-24-250

Reg: N7987P

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Minor

Aircraft sustained unknown damage.

19 May

Torrance, CA

Cessna 172N

Reg: N738NN

Cessna 310P

Reg: N777AL

Two aircrafts collided over the ocean.

3 Fatal

The two aircraft sustained damaged beyond repair.

21 May

Port Allen, LA

Cessna 150 L

Reg: N17214

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

3 Fatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

21 May

Plainwell, MI

Fixed wing single-engine

RV-6A

Reg: N39JT

Aircraft crashed short of the runway.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

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22 May

Near Black Canyon City, AZ

Safari helicopter

Reg: No data

Helicopter crashed shortly after takeoff and caught fire.

2 Fatal

Helicopter was damaged beyond repair.

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Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

18 May

Trossingen

GERMANY

Cessna T210L

Reg: D-ECYF

Aircraft made an emergency landing in a soft field due to engine failure and overturned on landing.

2 Uninjured

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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18 May

Gauteng

SOUTH AFRICA

Lanseria Flight Centre (Pty) Ltd-operated

Czech Aircraft Works SportCruiser

Reg: ZU-EUY

During the take-off roll the nosewheel became detached, bounced against the underside of the aircraft and fell to one side.

Nonfatal

Despite the fact that there was no nosewheel the landing went without incident and there was no prop-strike.

Aircraft sustained no damage.

20 May

Otwock Wielki near Warsaw

POLAND

TL-2000 Sting Carbon

Reg: SP-SHIP

Aircraft crashed into a marsh.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

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21 May

Anchorage, ALASKA

Korean Air Cargo -operated Boeing 747

Reg: HL7400

Aircraft after landing, reported damage to the belly of the aircraft.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained unknown damage.

22 May

Near VITORIA DA CONQUISTA BAHIA

BRAZIL

ROTIV LTDA-operated ROBINSON R44 II

Reg: PR-NDF

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances

2 Fatal

Helicopter sustained damage beyond repair.

22 May

Stuttgart

GERMANY

Deutsche Rettungsflugwacht e.V.-operated

Eurocopter BK117B.2

Reg: D-HUUU

Helicopter was just overhauled and newly painted with its logo when it was destroyed by fire

1 Minor

Helicopter was damaged beyond repair.

22 May

Bahia

BRAZIL

Santa Coloma Invest. Particip. Ltda.-operated Beech King Air B350

Aircraft crashed and caught fire at the local airport.

14 Fatal

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

23 May

near Puchkirchen

AUSTRIA

Aevial EASI GmbH & Co KG-operated Bell 206B Jet Ranger II

Reg: OM-XRA

Helicopter crashed in a field near a road during an emergency landing and overturned.

4 Minor

Helicopter was damaged beyond repair.

 

Military

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

19 May

Pacific Ocean near San Diego, CALIFORNIA

U.S. Navy-operated HH60 Seahawk

Reg: No data

Navy helicopter crashed into the ocean.

5 Fatal

Helicopter was damaged beyond repair.

20 May

Magetan, East Java

INDONESIA

Indonesian Air Force (Unit SkU31)-operated Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules

Reg: A-1325

Aircraft came down in a paddy field and burst into flames on impact.

98 Fatal

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

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21 May

Near Edwards AFB, CA

USAF-operated Northrop T-38 Talon

Reg: No data

Aircraft crashed in the Mojave desert.

1 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

 

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


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