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Accidents & Incidents 09.19.10 – 09.30.10

Fri, Oct 15, 2010 — David Evans

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Air Carrier (Part 121)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

16 Sept

Minneapolis MN

US Airways-operated A320

Reg: No data

Aircraft nearly collided with another aircraft

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained no damage.

18 Sept

Paris FRANCE

FedEx-operated MD-11F

Reg: N574FE

Aircraft initially landed on its intended runway but crossed with another runway resulting to another aircraft aborting its initial takeoff roll.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained no damage.

25 Sept

John F. Kennedy International Airport

NY

Atlantic Southeast Airlines-operated Bombardier CRJ-900 Regional Jet

Reg: N133EV

Aircraft was diverted when the right main landing gear would not extend. Aircraft made an emergency landing on only two gears extended, damaging the right wing in the process.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.
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28 Sept

Milwaukee WI

SkyWest Airlines-operated CRJ-200

Reg: N498CA

Aircraft landed with the left main landing gear retracted.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

29 Sept

Tampa FL

JetBlue

Airways-operated A320

Reg:N646JB

Aircraft reportedly experienced a dual radar altimeter failure.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

 

Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

21 Sept

Mecca CA

Hiller UH-12E

Reg: No data

Helicopter was on a pesticide spraying run when it reportedly struck a power line or a power pole and crashed.

1 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

24 Sept

Taylorsville MS

Helicopter

Reg: No data

Helicopter was spraying chemicals when it crashed in a wooded area.

1 Serious

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

24 Sept

Murray County GA

Flight Training Express-operated Cessna 172K

Reg:N84249

Aircraft reported engine failure, hit trees and crashed in a yard.

2 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

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General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

19 Sept

Cass County MI

Piper PA-17 Vagabond

Reg: No data

Aircraft made an emergency landing due to engine problems on takeoff.

2 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

20 Sept

Adelanto CA

Cosmos Phase II

Reg: N56078

Experimental aircraft crashed for unknown reasons onto a dry lakebed

1 Fatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

20 Sept

Fort Worth TX

Beechcraft D17S Staggerwing

Reg: N17GB

Aircraft made a belly landing due to loss of power and hit a tree in the process

2 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

22 Sept

Jamaica Bay NY

New York City Police Aviation Unit-operated Bell 412 EP

Reg: N412PD

Police helicopter made a hard landing in the water near the launch pad due to a mechanical failure.

1 Minor

5 Uninjured.

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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23 Sept

Santo Domingo

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Aero Commander 500

Reg: N100PV

Aircraft was on approach from Puerto Rico with two passengers and two pilots aboard when it crashed in a wooded area short of the runway.

4 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

23 Sept

Arbor Vitae WI

J. A. Flight Services-operated Piper PA-44-180 Seminole

Reg: N570ER

Aircraft crashed into the river while on approach.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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24 Sept

Covington GA

DeKalb County Police Dept-operated Eurocopter AS350 B2 AStar

Reg: No data

Helicopter crashed between the runways during training and caught fire.

2 Minor

Helicopter was destroyed.

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25 Sept

Pattison TX

RotorWay Exec 90

Reg: N520RW

Helicopter crashed for unknown reasons.

1 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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25 Sept

Cabo San Lucas

MEXICO

Beechcraft 95-D55 Baron

Reg: N91HV

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

5 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

25 Sept

Springfield OH

Rutan Long-EZ

Reg: N22GZ

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Minor

Aircraft was destroyed.

26 Sept

Sweetwater TN

Cessna 150

Reg:N7915F

Aircraft crashed for unknown reasons in a hilly, wooded area.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

19 Sept

Beloyarsk RUSSIA

Yakovlev Yak-52

Reg: No data

Aircraft crashed during the performance of aerial acrobatics when its engine failed.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

19 Sept

Saint-Sauveur

FRANCE

Aéroclub de la Haute-Saône

Diamond DA40 TDI Star

Reg:F-GZVE

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

2 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

20 Sept

Moorabbin

AUSTRALIA

Choppair Helicopters-operated Hughes Schweizer 269C

Reg: VH-LSQ

Helicopter lost power while landing.

2 Minor

Helicopter was destroyed.

22 Sept

Saint-Romain-la-Motte

FRANCE

Constructeur Amateur QUERCY AR

Reg: No data

Aircraft crashed for reasons unknown.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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23 Sept

Głubokij Jar

UKRAINE

Nikołajew-Aero-operated Kamow Ka-26

Reg: No data

Helicopter crashed for reasons unknown.

2 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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24 Sept

Bandung

INDONESIA

Super Decathlon

Reg: PK-NZP

Aircraft was apparently flying too low when it came in for landing, clipping its wing on the runway and then spinning out of control.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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24 Sept

Alberta

CANADA

Cirrus SR22 GTS

Reg:C -FGLA

Aircraft crashed in a field and caught fire.

3 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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25 Sept

Vic

AUSTRALIA

Royal Victorian Aero Club-operated Commander 114

Reg:VH-CSH

Aircraft was trying to land when it was caught by a wind gust and clipped power lines. It crashed onto the highway and burst into flames.

2 Minor

Aircraft was destroyed.

25 Sept

Krnjak

CROATIA

Jihlavan Skyleader 500 LSA

Reg: SP-SKYL

Pilot most likely lost orientation when the aircraft entered rain clouds and the aircraft crashed approximately one mile from a road.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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25 Sept

Puebla

MEXICO

Harmon Rocket II

Reg: XB-IYZ

Aircraft crashed and caught fire

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

26 Sept

Kagoshima Prefecture

JAPAN

Aero Asahi-operated Aérospatiale AS332L Super Puma

Reg: JA9635

Helicopter crashed on an island while transporting building materials.

2 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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26 Sept

Fisht Mountain

RUSSIA

Aero-Kamov Company-operated Kamov Ka-32

Reg: No data

Helicopter hit a ropeway on a mountain, crashed and caught fire.

2 Fatal

1 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

27 Sept

Tauranga

NEW ZEALAND

Solo Wings Windlass Aquilla

Reg: ZK-MDM

Witnesses saw the microlite trike spiral into the ground shortly after taking off.

1 Fatal

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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27 Sept

North West Province

SOUTH AFRICA

Aviatika 890U

Reg: ZU-BAS

Aircraft struck overhead cables and crashed.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

29 Sept

Serengeti National Park

TANZANIA

Serengeti Balloon Safaris-operated hot air balloon

Reg: No data

Strong winds caused balloon to crash.

3 Fatal

Hot air balloon sustained unknown damage.

 

Military

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

21 Sept

Kabul province Afghanistan

US Air Force-operated UH-60 Black Hawk

Reg: 93-26517

Helicopter crashed due to a technical fault.

10 Fatal

3 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

23 Sept

Plaski

CROATIA

Croatian Air Force-operated MiG-21bisD

Reg: 108

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Minor

Aircraft was destroyed.

23 Sept

Baranowicze

BELARUS

Belarus Air Force-operated MiG-29UB

Reg: No data

Plane crashed while performing acrobatics.

2 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed

28 Sept

Amman JORDAN

Royal Jordanian Air Force-operated F-16A ADF

Reg: No data

Aircraft crashed during a military exercise

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed

 

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


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