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Accidents & Incidents 02.01.09 – 02.06.10

Tue, Mar 23, 2010 — David Evans

Accidents & Incidents

Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

2 Feb

Escalon CA

Cavanagh Flying Service-operated Bell OH-58A Kiowa

Reg:N9286U

The crop dusting helicopter crashed in an orchard under unknown circumstances.

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

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5 Jan

Miami FL

Atlas Air-operated Boeing 747-481BCF

Reg: N429MC

A piece of a cargo plane broke off as the plane started its descent

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

5 Feb

McGregor Range NM

Southwest Med Evac-operated Aerospatiale AS.350B2 Ecureuil

Reg: N157BC

Helicopter crashed as it prepared to land and caught fire

3 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

6 Feb

Boulder CO

Cirrus SR20 G2

Reg: N825BC

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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6 Feb

West Fork AK

Cooper Aviation LLC-operated Beechcraft A36 Bonanza

Reg:N1085D

Aircraft crashed in a field for unknown reasons.

4 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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6 Feb

Indiantown FL

Outfitter Rotary LLC-operated Cirrus SR22 GTS G3 TC

Reg:N155ZS

Cirrus flipped over when it attempted to land.

2 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

6 Feb

St. Lucie County FL

Enstrom F-28C

Reg:N426KA

Pilot lost control during takeoff and the helicopter came to rest on its right side

1 Minor

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

1 Feb

Nordrhein-Westfalen

GERMANY

Heli-flight GmbH & Co KG-operated Robinson R44 Astro

Reg:D-HAUT

Helicopter was on a pipeline control flight and due to bad weather and poor visibility the pilot tried to land the helicopter on a snow-covered field when the helicopter fell on its side.

2 Minor

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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2 Feb

Tokyo International Airport

JAPAN

Japan Airlines-operated Boeing 737-846

Reg:JA325J

No.1 engine was shut off after indicating engine failure.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

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3 Feb

Magaliesberg Mountains

SOUTH AFRICA

Cessna T206H Turbo Stationair

Reg: ZS-PNM

Aircraft crashed into a valley and burst into flames.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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4 Feb

Yakutsk Airport

RUSSIA

Yakutia Airlines-operated Antonov An-24RV

Reg: RA-47360

The crew reported left engine failure and tried to abort the take-off

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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4 Feb

RestauraciĆ³n

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

JAJ Investments Ltd-operated Robinson R-44 Raven II

Reg:N7535F

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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5 Feb

Bangkok

THAILAND

Thai Airways-operated Boeing 747-400

Reg: Not listed

Aircraft returned for landing after an engine reportedly caught fire after takeoff.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

5 Feb

De Kooy

THE NETHERLANDS

Pluijm Air BV-operated Beechcraft B36TC Bonanza

Reg:PH-HGG

Shortly after takeoff aircraft made a forced belly landing in the grass.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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6 Feb

Las Vegas

ARGENTINA

Aeroclub Mendoza-operated Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II

Reg:LV-AZR

Aircraft crashed into the side of a hill under unknown circumstances.

3 Fatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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6 Feb

Kedingshagen

GERMANY

Ahs-air-operated Schweizer 300C

Reg: D-HBER

Aircraft crashed in a field from low altitude under unknown circumstances.

2 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

6 Feb

Lake Winnipeg

CANADA

Stinson 108-2 Voyager

Reg: CF-EYD

Aircraft crashed into frozen lake.

2 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

Military

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

3 Feb

Lorsch

GERMANY

US Army-operated Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk

Reg:87-24261

Helicopter crashed in a wooded area under unknown circumstances.

3 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

 

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


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