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Tue, Apr 20, 2010 — David Evans

Accidents & Incidents

Air Carrier (Part 121)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

12 Mar

Chattanooga TN

AirTran Airways-operated Boeing 717-2BD

Reg:N949AT

Aircraft was struck by lightning

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained unknown damage.
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12 Mar

Chicago IL

ExpressJet Airlines Inc-operated Embraer EMB-145LR

Aircraft was struck by lightning while on approach to runway.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

19 Mar

Phoenix AZ

Southwest Airlines-operated B737-700

Reg: Not listed

Aircraft suffered an incursion with another aircraft.

Unavailable

Aircraft sustained unknown damage.
 

 

Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

6 Mar

Near Delta Junction AK

Aurora Aviation Services Inc.-Helicopters

Hughes 369E

Reg:N26TC

Helicopter lost power and crashed in some trees.

1 Minor

3 Uninjured

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

 

General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

4 Mar

Arcadia FL

Cessna P210N Centurion

Reg:N4797K

Due to mechanical problems the pilot had to make an emergency landing.

2 Minor

Aircraft was destroyed.

4 Mar

Louisa VA

Cessna T303 Crusader

Reg:N9305T

Within minutes after taking off aircraft crashed into a home.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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4 Mar

Goshen IN

TBT Aviation LLC-operated Enstrom 280FX Shark

Reg: N327TB

Helicopter made an autorotation into a field

1 Serious

1 Uninjured

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

5 Mar

Newark-Heath Airport OH

JP Aviation LLC-operated Cessna 172R Skyhawk

Reg: N391ES

Flight student was doing training exercises; when he went to land he hit a snow bank with the landing gear, flipping the plane on its top

1 Minor

Aircraft was destroyed.

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5 Mar

Vero Beach FL

Lois Aviation LLC-operated Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II

Reg: N103GK

Aircraft crashed in a wooded area near a canal and by several houses

2 serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

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5 Mar

Union County Airport OH

Evektor-Aerotechnik AS SportStar Plus-operated Greenwood Flying Club LLC

Reg: N930LA

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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5 Mar

Savannah GA

Luscombe 8A Silvaire

Reg: N45976

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

5 Mar

Lubbock TX

Beechcraft A36 Bonanza

Reg: N2036Y

Aircraft crash landed Due to an engine failure

1 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

6 Mar

Miramar Beach FL

North American SNJ-6 Texan

Reg: N47LF

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

6 Mar

Cotulla TX

Robinson R22 Beta II

Reg: N922SH

Helicopter lost control while flying at low altitude and the helicopter crashed at a private ranch

2 Fatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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11 Mar

Chandler AZ

Hirani Oil Arizona LLC-operated North American P-51D-25-NT Mustang

Reg: N514NH

Crashed into a hangar

1 Fatal

Destroyed.

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11 Mar

Petaluma CA

Mooney M20G Statesman

Reg:N3694N

The pilot lost directional control following a bounced landing

1 Minor

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

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12 Mar

Boulder City Airport NV

Beechcraft K35 Bonanaza

Reg:N5392E

Aircraft ran out of gas, clipped a power line and crashed in a desert area

1 Fatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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14 Mar

Eklutna and Birchwood AK

Antares MA-32

Reg:N7JQ

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

15 Mar

Kodiak Airport AK

Britten Norman BN-2A-21 Islander

Reg:N663SA

Aircraft clipped the tops of trees at the end of a runway while trying to take off.

2 Minor

1 Uninjured.

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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15 Mar

Magic Valley Regional Airport ID

Van’s RV-9A

Reg:N951DM

Aircraft went off the runway shortly after it touched down. It flipped over in the runway safe zone.

1 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

17 Mar

Bakersfield CA

North American SNJ-6 Texan

Reg:N75AG

Aircraft broke into pieces and caught on fire after crashing in a farm

2 fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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17 Mar

Laveen AZ

Rutan VariEze

Reg:N50894

Pilot radioed that he had lost engine power and was doing emergency landing, moments later aircraft crashed.

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

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18 Mar

New York City NY

Beechcraft B95 Travel Air

Reg:N9389Y

Aircraft crashed and burned under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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18 Mar

Dallas TX

Maule M-5-235C Lunar Rocket

Reg:N56489

Aircraft flipped and ended upside down in the water.

1 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

18 Mar

Huntsville AR

Philip J. Walsh Sea Rey

Reg:N100JW

Aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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19 Mar

Mount Rainier WA

Washtucna Aviation LLC-operated Cirrus SR22 GTS

Reg:N224GS

Aircraft clipped a tree, and crashed in the front yard of a house

1 Fatal

1 Serious

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20 Mar

Williston FL

ARO WINGS, LLC-operated Piper PA-32R-300 Lance

Reg:N823AG

Two aircraft are reported having collided in midair.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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20 Mar

Williston FL

Van´s RV-6

Reg:N788LL

Aircraft collided in midair with another aircraft and crashed.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

 

Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

1 Mar

Mwanza Airport

TANZANIA

Air Tanzania-operated B737-247

Reg:5H-MVZ

Upon landing exited runway to the left, nose wheel collapsed.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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3 Mar

Grovesend

UNITED KINGDOM

Ensiform Aviation Ltd.-operated Reims/Cessna F172F Skyhawk

Reg:G-ASWL

Aircraft developed engine trouble on a training flight and the pilot made an emergency landing in a field

2 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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3 Mar

British Columbia CANADA

Bert Smit F-11

Reg:C-IMAR

Plane broke apart and hit some trees before crashing

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

3 Mar

Cerca de Alta Gracia

ARGENTINA

FMA IA-46 Ranquel

Reg:LV-JEY

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

4 Mar

Auckland

NEW ZEALAND

Helicopter Flight Training-operated Schweizer 269C-1 (300CBi)

Reg:ZK-HQO

Helicopter crashed on a training flight

2 Minor

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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5 Mar

Burruyacu

ARGENTINA

Cessna 188

Reg: LV-FLA

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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5 Mar

Ndola

ZAMBIA

International Red Locust Control Organisation Cessna 185

Reg: 9J-RFV

Crashed into an airport truck during touch-and-go training maneuvers.

2 Fatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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6 Mar

Ciborro

PORTUGAL

Alon A-2A Aircoupe

Reg: CS-AIG

Aircraft crashed in a rice field under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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7 Mar

Argyle

CANADA

Greenwood Flight Centre-operated Cessna 172M Skyhawk

Reg:C-GFVE

When making an emergency landing at the highway, aircraft clipped a power line and hit a stop sign and came to rest into an apple tree.

1 Serious

2 Uninjured

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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7 Mar

Iztapa

GUATEMALA

Aérospatiale/

Eurocopter AS-350B3 Ecureui

Reg:TG-HPS

Civilian helicopter crashed on a house under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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7 Mar

Guatemala City

GUATEMALA

Helicopteros de Guatemala SA-operated Bell B206L-3 LongRanger III

Reg:TG-ELE

Helicopter crashed at a soccer field under unknown circumstances.

3 Serious

3 Minor

Helicopter was destroyed.

7 Mar

Savoie area

FRANCE

Piper PA-32R-301T Saratoga IITC

Reg:HB-PQZ

Aircraft collided with mountainous area, under poor weather conditions.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

8 Mar

Bönitz GERMANY

Zlin Z-37A Cmelák

Reg:D-EPTT

Hit power line in snowfall and crashed into a field.

1 Minor

Aircraft was destroyed.

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9 Mar

Bachok MALAYSIA

Asia Pacific Flight Training Center-operated CTRM Eagle 150B

Reg: 9M-BEV

Aircraft crashed in a rice field under unknown circumstances.

2 Minor

Aircraft was destroyed.

10 Mar

Petrozavodsk

RUSSIA

Robinson R44 Raven I

Reg:RA-04163

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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10 Mar

Tegucigalpa

HONDURAS

Cessna 421B Golden Eagle

Reg: TG-JYM

Aircraft crashed and burned about 3 minutes after take-off.

3 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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10 Mar

between Springsure and Rolleston

AUSTRALIA

Double A Aviation Pty. Ltd-operated Robinson R22 Beta II

Reg: VH-NDG

Helicopter struck some power lines an crashed on a remote property

2 Minor

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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11 Mar

Kazakhstan

KAZAKHSTAN

The Ministry of Emergency Situations-operated Mil Mi-8

Reg: Not listed

Helicopter crashed for unknown reasons during rescue flight in blizzard

8 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

11 Mar

between Biebersdorf and Radensdorf

GERMANY

Flugschule Hans Grade GmbH-operated Robin R2160D

Pilot reported an engine failure, moments later the Robin clipped some trees and crashed in a forest

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

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12 Mar

Whangarei

NEW ZEALAND

Hopper Developments Limited-operated Cessna U206G Stationair 6 II

Reg:ZK-SKT

Cessna crashed and burned after striking a van while taking off.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

17 Mar

Bracciano Lake

ITALY

Vigili del Fuoco-operated

Agusta/Bell AB-412EP

Reg:I-VFOT

Helicoprer crashed and was engulfed in the waters of a lake during a training flight.

1 Fatal

3 Serious

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

18 Mar

Hamburg

GERMANY

Cessna 152

Reg: Not listed

Plane was attempting a glide landing with the engine in idle. The plane was not properly lined up with the runway in the final approach. The pilot then tried to correct the alignment, stalled, and crashed to the ground.

2 Minor

Aircraft was destroyed.

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19 Mar

Mato Grosso do Sul

BRAZIL

Cessna 185A Skywagon

Reg:PT-LCI

Aircraft crashed due to a collapsed landing gear

2 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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19 Mar

Crevoladossola

ITALY

Agusta Westland-operated Agusta Westland A-129

Helicopter lost its tail rotor while on flight and crashed.

2 Minor

Helicopter was destroyed.

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19 Mar

Ras Al Khaimah

UAE

Al Jazeera Aviation Club-operated Ultralight

Reg: Not listed.

Aircraft with two tourists on board was on approach when it reportedly collapsed and crashed

2 Minor

Aircraft sustained unknown damage.

 

Military

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

2 Mar

Gangneung

SOUTH KOREA

Republic of Korea Air Force-operated Northrop F-5 Tiger II

Reg: Not listed

Aircraft crashed during a training mission

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

3 Mar

City of Begumpet

INDIA

Indian Navy – Sagar Pawan display team-operated HAL HJT-16 Kiran Mk2

Reg:IN078

Pilot was unable to pull up from a dive and went into a spiral as it was breaking away from the other three aircraft of the formation and crashed.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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3 Mar

Wasatch County UT

USCG – United States Coast Guard-operated Sikorsky MH-60T Jayhawk

Reg:6028

Helicopter crashed in a remote snowy ridge.

2 Serious

1 Minor

2 Uninjured

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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3 Mar

Seoul

SOUTH KOREA

Republic of Korea Army Aviation- MD-500 Defender

Reg: Not listed

Helicopter hit a greenhouse in a rice paddy and crashed.

2 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

3 Mar

Ashagi Ayibli AZERBAIJIAN

Azerbaijan Air Force-operated Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot

Reg: Not listed

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstance.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.clip_image006[6]

7 Mar

Uganda UGANDA

Uganda Police Air Wing-operated Agusta Aerospace Corp. A119 Koala

Reg:5X-MAC

Helicopter hit a tree during an emergency landing and crashed

6 Serious

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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10 Mar

Corumbá

BRAZIL

Brazilian

Army Aviation-3rd Battalion-operated Aérospatiale/

Eurocopter AS.550A2 Fennec (HA-1)

Reg: EB1029

Helicopter crashed during night training flight

4 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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


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