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Accidents & Incidents 12.01.10 – 12.11.10

Wed, Dec 22, 2010 — David Evans

Accidents & Incidents

Air Carrier (Part 121)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

3 Dec

Pago Pago AMERICAN SAMOA

Hawaiian Airlines-operated B767

Reg: N584HA

Aircraft encountered clear air turbulence.

1 Serious

3 Minor

181 Uninjured

Aircraft sustained no damage.

4 Dec

Chicago IL

Atlas Air Inc. B747-47UF

Reg: N499MC

Aircraft sustained minor right wing damage when it struck the horizontal stabilizer of another aircraft.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

04 Dec

Chicago IL

Mesa Airlines Inc.

Bombardier CL-600-2C10

Reg: N502MJ

Aircraft sustained substantial damage to its horizontal stabilizer when it was struck by another aircraft.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

11 Dec

New York NY

Delta Airlines

B747-400

Reg: No data

A smoky odor near one of the galleys prompted the captain to return to airport.

Nonfatal

Aircraft sustained no damage.

 

Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

9 Dec

Willard OH

RAS Aviation LLC-operated Flight Design CTLS

Reg: N30LK

Aircraft made an emergency landing in a field due to engine problems, flipping over.

2 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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10 Dec

Isom KY

BELL 206B

Reg: N263CH

Helicopter performed an emergency landing next to a roadway after impacting electrical wires.

1Minor

2 Uninjured

Helicopter sustained substantial damage

 

General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

1 Dec

Wittmann AZ

TransPac Aviation Academy-operated Piper PA-28-181 Archer III

Reg: N4122F

Aircraft made an emergency landing for unknown reasons, landing hard.

1 Minor

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

1 Dec

Peoria AZ

Sabre-Trike

Reg: N765MH

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

2 Dec

Decatur IL

Free Bird Lite Sport

Reg: N415US

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

3 Dec

Claremore OKLA

Beech Baron BE-95-C55

Reg: N211DS

On final approach to an airport, aircraft crashed into wooded area for unknown reasons.

1 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

4 Dec

Ponca City OKLA

Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee

Reg: N8320R

Aircraft bounced upon landing, flipped upside down and struck a fence – ending up in a field on an airport property.

1 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

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5 Dec

Ogden UT

Cessna T210M Turbo Centurion

Reg: N77CF

While on approach to an airport in heavy fog, aircraft hit several trees and light poles on a residential street.

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

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5 Dec

Leverett MA

Airborne Maintenance Inc-operated Cessna U206G Stationair

Reg: N9742Z

Aircraft departed from private strip in SW New Hampshire State, aircraft struck power lines and flipped, crashing upside down.

1 Fatal

1 Serious

2 Minor

Aircraft was destroyed.

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8 Dec

Rome

ITALY

Piper PA-32R-301T

Reg: N58SE

Aircraft crashed on a bus depot shortly after taking off.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

8 Dec

Pahokee FL

GH Helicopter Brokers-operated Bell 206L 3 LongRanger

Reg: N955GT

Helicopter was hovering low over a field of sugar cane attempting to prevent frost when it crashed for unknown reasons.

1 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

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Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location

Aircraft/Reg.

Narrative

Casualties

Comments

1 Dec

Linköping

SWEDEN

Cessna F150H

Reg: SE-IGU

Aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

7 Dec

Mercantour

FRANCE

Heli Air Monaco-operated Eurocopter AS365 N Dolphin

Reg: 3A

Helicopter crashed in mountainous area under unknown circumstances.

3 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

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8 Dec

Veracruz State

MEXICO

Attorney General’s Office-operated Bell 412

Reg: XC-HFJ

Helicopter en route to a prison was said to have crashed in bad weather.

7 Fatal

2 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

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8 Dec

Tököl

HUNGARY

Cessna F152

Reg: HA-ERM

Aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff.

1 Fatal

Aircraft was destroyed.

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9 Dec

Davidovac

SERBIA

Aeroklub-operated Cessna 150

Reg: YU-DPN

Aircraft crashed due to a sudden deterioration in weather conditions.

2 Minor

Aircraft was destroyed.

9 Dec

Tourettes-sur-Loup FRANCE

Robinson R22 Beta II

Reg: G-CBVL

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.

2 Fatal

Helicopter was destroyed.

9 Dec

Caratinga

BRAZIL

Beechcraft 55 Baron

Reg: PT-LEU

Airplane lost an engine while en route over mountainous terrain, and was forced to make an emergency landing.

4 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed

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9 Dec

Quebec

CANADA

Essor Helicopteres Inc-operated Bell 206B Jet Ranger

Reg: C-GIFV

Helicopter crashed on a beach under unknown circumstances.

2 Serious

2 Minor

1 Uninjured

Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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10 Dec

Joao Pessoa

BRAZIL

Paradise Aircraft-operated Paradise P-1 Experimental

Reg: PU-RHT

Aircraft was on a pre-delivery test flight, aircraft had just departed when it experienced a ‘technical problem’ and crashed while attempting to return to the runway.

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

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


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