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Accidents & Incidents 7.12.09 – 7.18.09

Thu, Jul 23, 2009 — David Evans

Accidents & Incidents

Air Carrier (Part 121)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

13 July

Charleston WV

Southwest Airlines-operated Boeing 737-3H4

Reg: N387SW

On climb, aircraft declared an emergency with pressurization problem, diverted and landed without incident.

Nonfatal

See ASJ, ”Ruptured Southwest B737 Fuselage Being Investigated by Safety Board” and “Torn Metal Skin on Southwest Jet To Be Evaluated”

17 July

Charlotte NC

US Airways-operated Boeing 737

Reg: N424US

Aircraft reported a bird strike to its radome.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained unknown damage.

 

Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

13 July

Bedford, MA

East Coast Aero Club-operated Robinson R22

Reg: N211SH

Helicopter made a hard landing and flipped onto its side

2 Minor

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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17 July

Trinity Alps Wilderness, CA

Croman Corp. opf U.S. Forest Service-operated Sikorsky SH-3H (S61)

Reg: N613CK

Firefighting helicopter made a hard landing near a water refill location and flipped onto its side on the ground.

2 Minor

Substantial damage.

 

General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

July 12

Rochester MA

New England Flight Operations LLC-operated Cessna 172N Skyhawk

Reg: N4773G

Aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing due to engine failure.

4 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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12 July

Durango, CO

Glider PDPS PZL-BIELSKO

Reg: N592JD

On landing, struck a tree.

1 Serious

Glider was destroyed.

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13 July

Yukon Canada

CA

Maule M-5-235C

Reg: N9138E

Aircraft on landing on a lake, flipped over.

1 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft sustained unknown damage.

14 July

Yellow Pine ID

Cessna U206G

Reg: N71BS

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

14 July

Chester Ville ME

Fixed Wing Single-Engine

Super Cub Replica

Reg: N846PT

Aircraft crashed onto a field.

1 Minor

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

14 July

Cincinnati, OH

JLR Flying Tigers Inc.-operated Piper PA-28-160 Cherokee 160

Reg: N5519W

The plane hit a tree and crashed under uncertain circumstances near the airport.

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

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14 July

Wasilla, AK

ZENAIR LTD-operated STOL CH 701/A

Reg: N701BX

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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15 July

Centerburg OH

ANTARES MA 33

Reg: N6405

Fixed wing single-engine aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

15 July

Sequim, WA

Rotorway Exec 162F

Reg: N3213K

Helicopter was hovering when it overturned onto it´s side for unknown reasons

1 Minor

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

15 July

Hawthorne CA

Raytheon Aircraft Company-operated G36

Reg: N618MW

Aircraft crashed off the runway into a parking lot.

3 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

16 July

Thermopolis WY

Cessna 172M

Reg: N5461Q

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Serious

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

16 July

Boulder NV

Ultra light Aircraft

Unregistered

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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16 July

Morristown TN

Cessna 120

Reg: N7227E

The aircraft was making a low pass when the engine failed and the pilot was forced to make an emergency landing near hole 8 at the golf course.

2 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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18 July

Santa Clarita CA

LANCAIR

Reg: N244RR

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

18 July

Murphy NC

Cessna R182

Reg: N778RK

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

18 July

Verdel NE

Beech TC-45J

Reg: N6688

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

18 July

La Porte Municipal Airport (T41), TEXAS

Faulk

Reg: N62431

Homebuilt experimental amphibious aircraft failed to get properly airborne, clipped trees and crashed in a yard close to the airport.

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

19 July

Columbus GA

Vari-eze

Reg: N39DX

Fixed wing single-engine aircraft crashed between two hangars on takeoff.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

 

Foreign Accident (Part 129)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

12 July

Caspian Sea, AZERBAIJAN

AZAL Azerbaijan Air Lines-operated

Mil Mi-8

Reg: 4K-27038

Helicopter crashed into water for unknown reasons

4 Minor

2 Missing

Helicopter was destroyed.

12 July

Großostheim

GERMANY

Pitts S-1

Reg: N900K

Airplane was performing aerobatics when it came in too low and struck a car on the road to the airport and crashed some 50 meters later in a field, flipping over.

2 Minor

Aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

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12 July

Livorno, ITALY

Gyroplane

No data

Gyrocopter crashed in a field when the passenger wanted to throw a bouquet of flowers down to a wedding party

2 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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12 July

Ontario, CANADA

Cessna 182

Reg: No data

Aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing on the highway due to an oil leak from the engine which covered the windscreen in oil.

1 Uninjured

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

13 July

Yukon Territory, CANADA

Maule M-5-235C Rocket

Reg: N9138E

Floatplane flipped over while landing on the lake

1 Fatal

1 Unknown

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

13 July

Manitoba

CANADA

Glad Air Spray-operated

PZL-Mielec M18B Dromader

Reg: C-GEZV

Agricultural aircraft collided in midair with another agricultural aircraft while landing, veered off the runway and caught fire.

1 Uninjured

Aircraft was destroyed.

13 July

Manitoba

CANADA

Glad Air Spray-operated Air Tractor AT401

Reg: C-GBDF

Agricultural aircraft collided in midair with another agricultural aircraft while landing, veered off the runway and caught fire.

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

13 July

Uitenhage, Eastern Cape

SOUTH AFRICA

Beech 76 Duchess

Reg: Unknown

Aircraft did a wheels-up landing

No Data

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

14 July

Bad-Ragaz

SWITZERLAND

Christian Charity Flyers-operated MOONEY M20C

Reg: HB-DEK

Aircraft landing gear collapsed after touch down.

2 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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15 July

Sabinov SLOVAKIA

Tomark Viper SD-4

Reg: OM-M702

Aircraft crashed during test flight.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

15 July

Zilina

SLOVAKIA

Comfort Air-operated Cessna 525 Citation Jet CJ1

Reg: D-IMAC

Overran runway on landing; damage to nose gear.

2 Minor

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

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15 July

Quebec

CANADA

Forest Protection Ltd-operated Cessna 337F Super Skymaster

Reg: C-GWKT

Aircraft crashed on landing and went off the runway.

1 Serious

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

16 July

Allmendingen

SWITZERLAND

Motorfluggruppe Thun-operated Aquila AT01

Reg: HB-SFV

Engine quit on approach; overturned during forced landing in a corn field.

2 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

16 July

Nunavut

CANADA

Sioux Narrows Airways Ltd.-operated De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver

Reg: C-GBDW

Aircraft was forced to make a precautionary landing on the tundra due to deteriorating weather.

1 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

17 July

Western Cape

SOUTH AFRICA

Sonerai II

Reg: ZS-ULK

Aircraft was in the circuit when the pilot had to carry out an emergency landing in a grassy field.

1 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

18 July

Dunakeszi

HUNGARY

Malév Repülõ Klub-operated ZLIN Z142

Reg: HA-SGI

Aircraft attempted an aerobatic maneuver at the end of the air show and crashed.

1 Serious

1 Fatal (on the ground)

Aircraft was destroyed.

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18 July

Lons-Le-Saunier, near Djion

FRANCE

Cirrus SR22

Reg: N752CD

Aircraft crashed into a wood.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

18 July

Janakkala

FINLAND

Extra 300L

Reg: G-EXEA

Aircraft made an emergency landing in a hayfield due to engine failure and flipped over

1 Minor

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

 

Military

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

14 July

Near Sangin military base, Helmand district

AFGHANISTAN

Pecotox-Air-operated Mil Mi-26T

Reg: ER-MCV

Helicopter, belonging to a civilian contractor, crashed during human aid delivery operations.

6 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed. Reports indicate a child on the ground was killed.

15 July

Taiwan Strait

TAIWAN

Taiwan Air Force-operated Northrop F-5F

Reg: 5410

Aircraft crashed into the sea during a training mission.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

17 July

Liborio Guarulla

VENEZUELA

Venezuela Air Force-operated Cessna T206H

Reg: FAV-2807

Aircraft found crashed 20 July 2009.

3 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

17 July

Sardogha

PAKISTAN

Pakistan Air Force-operated F-16A

Reg: No Data

Aircraft crashed during night flight.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

18 July

Ghazni Province, EASTERN AFGHANISTAN

U.S. Air Force-operated McDonnell Douglas/Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle

Reg: No data

Fighter jet is reported to have crashed for unknown reasons on a mission

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

18 July

Pisco Airport

PERU

Peruvian Naval Air Force-operated Enstrom F-28F

Reg: HI-421

Crashed for unknown reasons during instructional flight.

2 Minor

Aircraft was destroyed.

 

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


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