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Accidents & Incidents 6.14.09 – 6.20.09

Fri, Jun 26, 2009 — David Evans

Accidents & Incidents

Air Carrier (Part 121)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

15 June

Chantilly, VA

American Airlines-operated McDonnell Douglas MD80

Reg: AAL1317

Aircraft reported an engine problem and landed without incident.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

18 June

Atlantic Ocean

Continental Airlines-operated Boeing 777

Reg: COA 61

The captain of flight 61 apparently died of natural causes during the flight.

Nonfatal

No damage to the aircraft was reported. First officer landed the airplane.

 

Air Taxi & On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

14 June

Mohawk River, near Scotia, NY

Kolath Airlines LLC-operated Piper PA28R-180 Cherokee Arrow

Reg: N3226R

Aircraft reported to have crashed into the river shortly after taking off.

2 Fatal

1Missing

Damage to the aircraft is unknown.

17 June

Near Crooked Creek, AK

Bush-Tell Inc-operated Cessna 207

Reg: N1623U

Aircraft lost power and made an emergency landing on the tundra.

1 Minor

2 Uninjured

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the aircraft is registered to Bush-Tell Inc., a local telephone company.

18 June

Yerington, NV

Grumman ACFT ENG COR-Schweizer

Reg: N9723

The agricultural aircraft lost power and crashed

1 Minor

Aircraft was destroyed.

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19 June

St. Anthony

ID

Shupe Flying Services-operated Ayres S-2R-600 Thrush

Reg: N3089K

The pilot was forced to make an emergency landing in a field due to engine problems.

1 Minor

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

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20 June

Delray Beach, FL

Palm Beach Helicopters-operated Robinson R22 Beta

Reg: N2306T

Aircraft on a night training flight was forced to make an emergency landing due to a technical problem and landed on some palm trees, flipping onto its side.

2 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

14 June

Gregory, MI

Burkhart Grob-operated G103C Twin III Acro

Reg: N103MS

Aircraft, on takeoff, lost lift and crashed into the ground.

2 Fatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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14 June

Schenectady, NY

Piper PA-28R-180

Reg: N3226R

Aircraft crashed into the Mohawk river

3 Fatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

14 June

Rib Falls, WI

Aerostar International Inc.-operated RX-9 Balloon

Reg: N9116M

Aircraft made a hard landing, dragged over the ground before stopping.

1 Serious

4 Uninjured

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

14 June

Alamogordo, NM

Airborne Windport Pty Ltd-operated XT-912

Reg: N594VZ

Aircraft crashed on landing.

1 Minor

Aircraft sustained unknown damage

16 June

Harrison, NE

SABRE 2PL

Reg: N2811P

Aircraft left wing dipped and crashed on the runway.

1 Serious

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

16 June

Phillips Flying Ranch, Greenville, TX

Cessna 150L

Reg: N66016

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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17 June

Crystal, MN

Cirrus Design Corp-operated

SR22

Reg: N214BN

Aircraft crashed on landing.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

17 June

Near Lake Elsinore, CA

Champion 7ECA Citabria

Reg: N8339V

The aircraft was reported missing and found crashed in the hills.

2 Fatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

18 June

Chadburn, NC

Titan Tornado II S

Reg: N259CM

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances

1 Fatal

Damage to the aircraft is substantial.

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18 June

Cameron Park Airport

CA

Van´s RV-8A

Reg: N773JM

Aircraft was performing touch-and-go landings when it veered off the runway due to wind and flipped over

2 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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18 June

Naples, FL

Schweizer 269C-1

Reg: N9421K

Aircraft crashed on landing.

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

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18 June

Dougherty, TX

Cessna R 182

Reg: N182GT

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances in a field.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

19 June

Petaluma Municipal Airport (O69), CA

Antares Ultralight

Reg: N729YF

Aircraft crashed onto the runway

1 Minor

Damage to the aircraft was unknown.

19 June

Spring Pond Road, Greenhead, FL

Luscombe 8A

Reg: N41915

Aircraft made an emergency landing due to engine problems

1 Minor

Damage to the aircraft is substantial.

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Foreign Accidents  (Part 129)

Date/

Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

14 June

Chantilly, VA

Ethiopian Airlines-operated

Boeing 767

Reg: ETALJ

Aircraft on landing, reported left main gear damaged from striking the runway.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

14 June

Tanahmerah Airport

INDONESIA

Express Air-operated Dornier 328-110

Reg: PK-TXN

Aircraft was substantially damaged when it ran off the side of the runway after landing.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

15 June

Near Sundsvall

SWEDEN

Braendli BX-2 Cherry

Reg: HB-YBX

Aircraft reported engine problems after takeoff and tried to return to the airport but crashed in a field.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

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15 June

Brasília International Aiport

BRAZIL

EMB-810C SÊNECA II

Reg: PT-RBC

Aircraft made a forced landing at the airport

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

15 June

Urmantau, Bashkortostan

RUSSIA

Cessna-150L

Reg: No data

The aircraft crashed after take-off.

2 Fatal

1 Serious

No data

15 June

Gauteng,

SOUTH AFRICA

Wally Brink Property Investments-operated Piaggio P166S Albatross

Reg: ZS-NJW

Due to slow moving traffic ahead, the pilot had to do a go-around during which time he got distracted by doing downwind checks and staying out of controlled airspace. On the second approach he neglected to lower the gear and the aircraft landed with the gear retracted.

1 Uninjured

The aircraft was recovered the following afternoon with the help of a crane. Damage to the aircraft was substantial.

15 June

Alberta

CANADA

Beechcraft Bonanza

Reg: No data

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

17 June

Libnow

GERMANY

Piper PA28-151 Cherokee Warrior

Reg: D-ESSK

Aircraft ran out of fuel.

1 Uninjured

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

18 June

Mugla Province

TURKEY

Turkish Ministry of Forest-operated

Kamov Ka-32T

Reg: ER-KGA

Aircraft crashed in lake and sank after it was hooked for a tree.

2 Fatal

3 Serious

No data

19 June

Near Mannheim

GERMANY

LGM Luftfahrt GmbH-operated EC120B

Reg: D-HRGB

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

3 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

19 June

Erzhausen

GERMANY

Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub

Reg: D-ESKS

Aircraft entered what looked like a spin soon after takeoff and crashed

1 Serious

1 Minor

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

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20 June

Pardubický region

CZECH REPUBLIC

Aeroklub ČR-operated Orličan L-60S Brigadýr

Reg: OK-MJL

Aircraft crashed shortly after take off

1 Fatal

3 Uninjured

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

20 June

Mont Cordon

FRANCE

Azur Helicoptere-operated Eurocopter AS-350B-2 Ecureuil

Reg: F-GTRF

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

7 Fatal

Helicopter was damaged beyond repair.

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20 June

Ozzano (near Bologna)

ITALY

Tecnam P92 Echo

Reg: No data

Aircraft, after a stop at for fueling, crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

20 June

Jersey Airport

UNITED KINGDOM

Jersey Aero Club-operated

Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II

Reg: G-BOXA

Aircraft was blown on to its right wing and suffered prop damage from being tipped up by the prop wash from a Hercules lining up for departure.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

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20 June

Pologi, Zaporizhya region

UKRAINE

Antonov 2

Reg: No data

Aircraft caught fire and burned during a refueling operation.

No data

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Military

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

14 June

Sutton Courtenay

UNITED KINGDOM

RAF-operated Grob G115 Tutor

Reg: No data

Aircraft collided with a glider aircraft in midair and crashed in a field.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

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16 June

Chittagong

BANGLADESH

Bangladesh Air Force-operated Shenyang Aircraft Corporation FT-6

Reg: No data

Aircraft crashed after in-flight fire

1 Minor

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

16 June

Gran Canaria

SPAIN

Ejército del Aire (Spanish Air Force)-operated McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A-15-MC Hornet

Reg: C.15-74

Mid-air collision between two F-18 aircraft.

2 uninjured

Aircraft were damaged beyond repair.

Both pilots ejected safely.

17 June

Monchegorsk Airbase near Murmansk

RUSSIA

RuAF – Russian Air Force-operated

Sukhoi Su-24

Reg: No data

Aircraft crashed by pilot error.

2 Uninjured

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

17 June

Ucharal

KAZAKHSTAN

Kazakhstan Air Force-operated Mil Mi-24V

Reg: No data

Aircraft during training flight.

3 Minor

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

18 June

Upper Assam

INDIA

IAF – Indian Air Force-operated MiG-21

Reg: No data

Shortly after takeoff the pilot reported a technical malfunction and ejected.

1 Uninjured

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

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


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