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Accidents & Incidents 8.09.09 – 8.15.09

Mon, Aug 24, 2009 — David Evans

Accidents & Incidents

Air Carrier (Part 121)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

9 August

Chicago IL

American Eagle-operated E145

Reg: EGF4220

Aircraft’s wing tip struck a baggage cart while taxiing.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

 

Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

15 August

Corning IA

Air Tractor Inc-operated- AT-802A

Reg: N802LL

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

 

General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

9 August

Louisa VA

Max Air Drifter

Reg: N160HA

Aircraft crashed into the lake for unknown reasons.

1 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

10 August

Salina KS

Boeing-operated A75L300

Reg: N75263

Aircraft flipped over on takeoff.

1 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

10 August

Brasstown NC

Nieuport 11

Reg: N112PM

Historical WW I aircraft crashed for unknown reasons.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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11 August

Great Falls MT

AAI Sparrowhawk rotorcraft

Reg: N2612L

Helicopter ran into a parked aircraft during an engine run.

1 Fatal

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

12 August

Minneapolis MN

Beech E18S

Reg: N3038C

Aircraft crashed into a residential area for unknown reasons.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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12 August

Atlanta GA

Mcdonnel

Douglas 369E

Reg: N527BB

Rotorcraft crashed while inspecting powerlines.

1 Serious

Rotorcraft was substantially damaged.

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12 August

Sussex NJ

Cessna 150H

Reg: N6676S

Aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff in a streambed.

1 Serious

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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13 August

Poteau Ok

Pegasus Aviation-operated Quantum 15

Reg: N254A

Aircraft crashed into a parked aircraft while taxiing.

1 Fatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

15 August

Winfield OH

T BIRD II

Reg:5559A

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

 

Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

9 August

Monte Fratta ITALY

Schleicher ASG-29E

Reg: D-KGSA

The glider went missing during a glider event. It was found days later.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

11 August

Pingtung County TAIWAN

National Airborne Service Corps (NASC)-operated AIDC Bell UH-1H

Reg: NA-502

A typhoon relief helicopter crashed for unknown circumstances.

3 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

11 August

Irish south-east coast

IRELAND

Avid Speedwing

Reg: G-BTMS

After sending out a mayday call, the aircraft crashed into sea.

1 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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11 August

Mazzarino (Sicily) ITALY

Expedia-operated Airtractor 802A

Reg: EC-JUA

Aircraft was on a mission to extinguish fire. While loading water, beside a lake, a strong wind caused the plane to “bounce” on the lake then struck some trees.

1 Uninjured

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

12 August

Caird Park, Dundee, SCOTLAND

Aardbus Ltd-operated Flight Design CTSW

Reg: G-VINH

Aircraft crashed into an oak tree and got stuck between two branches

1 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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12 August

Ferreiras, Fundão PORTUGAL

Aeronorte – Transportes Aereos-operated Air Tractor AT-802

Reg: CS-DIW

Aircraft experienced a loss of engine power and landed on a wooded terrain.

2 uninjured

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

13 August

Sestola (Mo) ITALY

Rolladen Schneider LS8-18

Reg: D-4718 "PG"

No data

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

14 August

Praha – Letňany CZECH REPUBLIC

Flying Academy-operated Cessna-172N

Reg: OK-LOS

Main gear had broken during landing on grassy airfield in eastern Prague.

4 Minor

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

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14 August

EPSW POLAND

Airclub Swidnik Poland-operated PZL-104 Wilga 35A

The plane was towing a glider in the vicinity of the aerodrome and lost engine power. The glider was released from the tow and the plane was trying to get back to the airfield but unfortunately didn’t make it and crash landed short of the runway.

1 Minor

Aircraft was destroyed.

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14 August

Near Dukla POLAND

MS.880B Rallye

Reg: SP-CEL

Aircraft with two persons on board was dropping flowers over a wedding party, during the second circle over the house, plane hit the roof and chimney of the house with the wing and plunged to the ground

1 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

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14 August

Lytton, BC

CANADA

Elbow River Helicopters-operated Bell 212

Reg: C-GTKE

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

14 August

Moruya, New South Wales

AUSTRALIA

Mooney M20J/201

Reg: VH-JHH

Aircraft’s engine apparently lost oil pressure and was force landed.

1 Uninjured

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

14 August

Batchelor,NT AUSTRALIA

Cessna 182T

Reg: VH-DGQ

Aircraft hit a tree on landing.

1 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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15 August

Schaffen-Diest Airfield

BELGIUM

Ryan PT-22 Recruit (ST-3KR)

Reg: N56028

Aircraft was flying low when it hit a fence a fence and flipped over.

No data

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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15 August

Payam Airport IRAN

HF Dorna Blue Bird

Reg: EP-TSC

Aircraft crashed a few minutes after take off under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

15 August

Windsor Downs,NSW AUSTRALIA

CH-7

Reg: VH-NGL

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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15 August

Civitella d’Agliano

Reims-Cessna FR 172F

Reg: D-ELRC

Aircraft hit vegetation at the end of the runway during takeoff.

1 Uninjured

Aircraft sustained minor damages.

15 August

Malebelling,WA AUSTRALIA

Microlight trike

Reg: No data

An ultralight plane crashed into a tree at a private airfield.

1 Minor

Aircraft was destroyed.

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Military

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

10 August

Sirach area IRAN

Iranian Police-operated Bell 205

Reg: No data

Helicopter crashed in a mountainous area.

3 Fatal

3 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

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


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