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Accidents & Incidents 8.16.09 – 8.22.09

Thu, Aug 27, 2009 — David Evans

Accidents & Incidents

Air Carrier (Part 121)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

16 August

Bellingham WA

Horizon Air-operated Bombardier Q400

Reg: No data

Aircraft landed long and fast and went off the end of the runway.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

21 August

Los Angeles, CA

American Airlines

B757

Reg: N663AM

Pilot declared emergency due to a “right wing structural issue.”

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

 

Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

21 August

Teterboro NJ

Quest Diagnostics Inc-operated Beech 58 Baron

Reg:167TB

Aircraft crashed and burst into flames near the airport after having overshot the runway

2 Minor

Aircraft was destroyed. Aircraft was carrying a shipment of blood samples.

 

General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

16 August

Hisperia CA

Cessna 152

Reg: N67361

Aircraft crashed off the airport under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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16 August

Tea SD

Fixed wing single-engine RV-8

Reg: N98AW

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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16 August

Spanaway WA

Ultralight aircraft

Unregistered.

On takeoff crashed into a fence.

1 Minor

Ultralight aircraft was destroyed.

17 August

Prescott AZ

Piper PA-24 Comanche

Reg: N6304P

Aircraft experienced unknown problems moments after takeoff and tried to return to the airport but crashed short of the runway

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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19 August

Mackay ID

S10-VT Glider

Reg: N35MP

Glider crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Glider was destroyed.

20 August

Fallon NV

Air Tractor Inc AT-802A

Reg: 807MA

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

21 August

Harrison OH

Fixed wing single-engine Steen Skybolt

Reg: N14BB

Aircraft attempted to return to airport just after takeoff and crashed in the process.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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21 August

West of Tonopah, Nevada NV

Robinson R44

Reg: No data

Helicopter acted as an emergency medical escort during an off road race when it crashed in a ravine.

3 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

22 August

Okeechobee, FL

Flight Design CTsw

Reg: N535CT

Aircraft crashed off a farm under unknown circumstance.

1 Minor

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

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Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

16 August

Jihoèeský region CZECH REPUBLIC

Družstvo Air Service CS-operated Reims / Cessna FR.172F Rocket

Reg: OK-AKM

Aircraft crashed into the river under unknown circumstances.

4 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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16 August

Alcácer do Sal PORTUGAL

Tecnam P92-2000 RG

Reg: No data

Aircraft clipped a cork tree and crashed.

1 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

16 August

Kaluga RUSSIA

ROSTO Draginskogo Aeroclub-operated Yakovlev Yak-52

Reg: No data

Crashed into a field shortly after takeoff for unknown reasons.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

16 August

Tekah airstrip MALAYSIA

AVCEN Jetpod

Reg: No data

Experimental aircraft crashed on take-off

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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16 August

Kiewit – Hasselt BELGIUM

San Jodel DR.1050A

Reg: OO-MOU

Airplane crashed short of the runway following engine problems.

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

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16 August

Jihomoravský region

CZECH REPUBLIC

Elisport CH-7 Kompress

Reg: OK-GHA 02

Home built ultralight helicopter crashed during landing in the field.

1 Minor

Ultralight helicopter sustained minor damage.

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16 August

Queensland AUSTRALIA

North Queensland Warbirds PTY LTD-operated Curtiss P-40N Kittyhawk

Reg:VH-MIK

A restored World War Two fighter skidded off the runway and came to rest on its belly after the undercarriage collapsed on landing.

2 Uninjured

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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17 August

Saskatchewan CANADA

Sylvaire Bushmaster

Reg: C-IAUE

Ultralight aircraft was declared missing on 17 August and found the next day crashed in a field.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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17 August

Clonmacken IRELAND

Cri Group-operated Columban MC-15

Reg: G-CDNJ

Aircraft lost power & force landed in field.

1 Uninjured

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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17 August

130km NW Winton, QLD

AUSTRALIA

Cessna U206G

Reg: VH-KVT

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

18 August

Lago Nero ITALY

Grob G 103 Twin II Acro

Reg: I-IVVN

Glider crashed under unknown circumstances

2 Fatal

Glider was destroyed.

18 August

Southborough Lane, Bromley, UNITED KINGDOM

Piper PA-28 Cherokee

Reg: No data

Aircraft force landed in field after losing power.

1 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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18 August

Mary River Station,NT AUSTRALIA

Microlight trike

Reg: No data

Microlight aircraft crashed at an airstrip under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

18 August

Rio Blanco, Los Andes CHILE

Ecocopters CHILE-operated AS350B3

Reg: CC-CZE

Helicopter developed technical problems before crashing..

1 Minor

Helicopter was destroyed.

18 August

Eastern Cape SOUTH AFRICA

Fairways Trust / Madiba Bay School of Flight-operated Cessna 152

Reg: ZS-MPG

Aircraft’s nose wheel sheered off and the aircraft suffered a prop strike.

1 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

19 August

Balatonfüred HUNGARY

Magyar Légimentő Nonprofit Kft.operated AS.350B Ecureuil

Reg: HA-BDC

Helicopter rolled over during engine testing.

Nonfatal

Helicopter sustained minor damage.

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19 August

Tetovo MACEDONIA

Piper PA-23-250E Aztec

Reg: Z3-DCW

Pilot was trying to make a forced landing after an engine failure.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

19 August

Masaka Road, UGANDA

Kampala Aero Club-operated Cessna 206

Reg: No data

Aircraft ran out of fuel and made an emergency landing on a road.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained no damages and was able to take off from the road after refueling.

21 August

Juist GERMANY

Scheibe SF-25C Rotax Falke

Reg: D-KAGP

Aircraft crashed on island under unknown circumstances.

1 Serious

1 Minor

Aircraft was destroyed.

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21 August

Weienbrunnen SWITZERLAND

Basel-operated Robinson R22 Beta

Reg: HB-XZN

Helicopter touched down very hard in a field during a training maneuver.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

22 August

Hamburg GERMANY

Clipper Aviation-operated Cessna T206H Turbo Station air TC

Reg: D-EBDK

The float-equipped aircraft overturned on landing in the river.

2 Fatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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22 August

Dolomiti ITALY

Elidolomiti – SUEM 118 Regione Veneto-operated Agusta A109S Grand

Reg: I-REMS

Helicopter hit electrical wires during bad weather and crashed.

4 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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22 August

Silverstone UNITED KINGDOM

Zivko Edge 540

Reg: N540BW

Plane crashed on the southern end of the racetrack while pilot was doing acrobatics.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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22 August

Oostdijkbanck BELGIUM

Diamond DA 40D

Reg: D-EQCO

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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22 August

Civitella ITALY

Tecnam P92 Echo Super DL

Reg: I-9571

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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22 August

Otopeni ROMANIA

Malev Hungarian Airlines-operated 737-6 Boeing

Reg: No data

Aircraft hit a pillar platform during pushback.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

22 August

Comendador Gomes BRAZIL

Paradise 1

Reg: PU-TSN

Aircraft crashed landed due to a mechanical failure.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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Military

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

16 August

Moscow RUSSIA

Russian Air Force-operated Sukhoi Su-27

Reg: 14 (Blue)

Aircraft collided with another aircraft while rehearsing for an air show.

1 Uninjured

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed. The co pilot was able to eject before impact.

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16 August

Moscow RUSSIA

Russian Air Force-operated Sukhoi Su-27UB

Reg: 18 (Blue)

Aircraft collided with another aircraft while rehearsing for the Air show.

2 Uninjured

Aircraft was destroyed.

The pilots were able to eject before impact.

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16 August

Shahriar IRAN

Iran Air Force-operated Helicopter

Reg: No data

Training helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

4 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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19 August

San Isabel National Forest, CO

U.S. Army 160th SOAR-operated Sikorsky MH-60 Black Hawk

Reg: No data

Helicopter was on a training mission when it crashed for reasons unknown.

4 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

19 August

Helmand Province AFGHANISTAN

RAF-operated Chinook

Reg: No data

Helicopter made an emergency landing due to an engine fire

4 Uninjured

Helicopter was destroyed.

21 August

Arabian Sea INDIAN OCEAN

Indian Navy-operated Hawker Sea Harrier

Reg: No data

Aircraft crashed into Indian waters under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

 

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


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