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Accidents & Incidents 12.12.10 – 12.25.10

Thu, Dec 30, 2010 — David Evans

Accidents & Incidents

Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
14 Dec

Nassau

BAHAMAS

Monarch Air Group-operated Beechcraft TC-45J

Reg: N38L

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 2 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
22 Dec

Yates County NY

Rockland Aviation-operated Mooney M20R

Reg: N968SM

Aircraft struck the tops of trees and lost a wing and the engine before crashing. 1 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
12 Dec

St. Louis MS

Diamond DA40 Diamond Star

Reg: N361DS

Aircraft crashed and burned for unknown reasons on approach. 1 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
15 Dec

Edwards CO

Beech B60 Duke

Reg: N571M

Aircraft crashed due to bad weather. 2 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
18 Dec

Baytown Township MN

Guardian Eagle Co.-operated

PA-46-350P Mirage

Reg: N92358

Aircraft made a forced landing about 2 1/2 miles short of the runway 2 Minor Aircraft sustained substantial damage.
18 Dec

Des Moines IA

Beechcraft H35 Bonanza

Reg: N5537D

Aircraft encountered what is believed to be engine problems and tried to return to the airport but crashed short of the runway. 3 Minor Aircraft sustained substantial damage.
18 Dec

Acadia Parish LA

Cessna 182C

Reg: N8556T

Aircraft’s engine was reported to have failed at about 200 feet before crashing. 3 Fatal

2 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.
20 Dec

Lake Perris area CA

Aero Commander 680FL

Reg: N316KW

Aircraft found crashed into the side of a hill. 1 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
22 Dec

Spencer MA

Piper PA-28-151 Warrior

Reg: N30ZZ

Aircraft had just departed when the pilot turned back and attempted to return to the field, crashing short of the runway. 1 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
22 Dec

Colorado Springs CO

Mooney 20E

Reg: N79869

Aircraft had a missed approach landing in icing conditions and dense fog, on second landing attempt the aircraft crashed. 2 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

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22 Dec

Wheeling IL

Beechcraft C24R Sierra

Reg: N5293M

Aircraft crashed shortly after taking off. 1 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft as destroyed.

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22 Dec

Colorado Springs Co

Mooney M20E

Reg: N79869

Aircraft crashed in thick, dense fog and burst into flames at the end of the runway on second landing attempt. 2 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
12 Dec

Parana State

BRAZIL

King Air C90B

Reg: PT-WUG

Aircraft exploded and burned to the ground. 7 Minor Aircraft was destroyed
13 Dec

Cairns

AUSTRALIA

All-Terrain Helicopters Pty. Ltd.-operated Robinson R-22 Alpha

Reg: VH-FDL

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 2 Serious Helicopter sustained substantial damage.
14 Dec

Perak MALAYSIA

Integrated Training & Services-operated Robinson R44

Reg: No data

Helicopter crashed during force landing practice. 1 Fatal Helicopter was destroyed.
14 Dec

New Brunswick

CANADA

Air Optima-operated Cessna 310R

Reg:C-GABL

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
14 Dec

Kampar

MALAYSIA

Robinson R44

Reg: No data

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal Helicopter was destroyed.
15 Dec

Praia da Aguda

PORTUGAL

Tecnam P96 Golf

Reg:CS-UOO

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.
18 Dec

Cartago COLOMBIA

Aerocomp Comp Air 7

Reg:HK-4326-G

Aircraft crashed while on approach. 4 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

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18 Dec

Great Keppel Island AUSTRALIA

Peace Apostolic Ministries-operated Cessna TR182

Reg:VH-DOK

During a missed approach, the landing gear wheels clipped trees before the aircraft impacted the ground. 4 Minor Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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19 Dec

Tyumen Region

RUSSIA

Yamal-operated Mil Mi-8T

Reg:RA-24655

Helicopter crashed during landing. 1 Fatal

17 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.
20 Dec

Dirranbandi

AUSTRALIA

Cloud 9 Aviation-operated NZ Aerospace FU24A-954

Reg:VH-FNM

Aircraft impacted terrain during agricultural operations 1 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
20 Dec

Mbeya City

TANZANIA

Tropical Air-operated Cessna U206F Stationair

Reg:5H-PCN

Aircraft crashed shortly after take-off. 1 Fatal

3 Serious

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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21 Dec

Kerry Airport IRELAND

Ryanair-operated Boeing 737-8A6

Reg:EI-ENB

Aircraft had just landed when smoke was observed in the cockpit, crew stopped the aircraft and deployed slides for emergency evacuation 2 Minor

158 Uninjured

Aircraft sustained no damage.
23 Dec

Cajobi BRAZIL

EMB-201A Ipanema

Reg:PT-UAS

Aircraft crashed during crop spraying 1 Serious Aircraft as destroyed.
23 Dec

Neutral Junction Station AUSTRALIA

Gyrocopter

Reg: No data

Gyrocopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Serious Gyrocopter sustained unknown damages.
23 Dec

Sydney AUSTRALIA

Curtis Aviation-operated Piper PA-30 Twin

Reg: VH-EFS

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Minor Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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25 Dec

New South Wales AUSTRALIA

Schleicher ASW 22BLE

Reg:OH-966

Glider failed to gain altitude on departure colliding with power lines and crashed. 1 Fat6al Aircraft as destroyed.

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Military

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
14 Dec

Fort Rucker

ALA

US Army-operated OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter

Reg: No data

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal

1 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.
14 Dec

Satwari INDIA

Indian Air Force-operated Mil Mi-26

Reg: Z3076 / D

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 8 Serious Helicopter was destroyed.

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15 Dec

Kaohsiung TAIWAN

Taiwan Air Force-operated Beechcraft T-34C Mentor

Reg: No data

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 2 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
15 Dec

Laguna Seca Industrial Park SOUTH AFRICA

South African Air Force 15 Squadron-operated Agusta A109 LUH

Reg: 4021

Helicopter crashed while assisting the police in a holiday crime fighting project. 4 Serious Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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20 Dec

San Juan PUERTO RICO

United States National Guard-operated Eurocopter UH-72A Lakota

Reg: 07-02069

Helicopter crashed in the ocean en route to a drug raid, 5 Fatal

1 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

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20 Dec

Barisal BANGLADESH

Bangladesh Air Force-operated Nanchang PT-6

Reg: 3510

Aircraft crashed during a training flight 2 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

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22 Dec

Chihuahua

MEXICO

Mexican Army-operated Cessna 206 Stationair

Reg: XC

Aircraft crashed during an anti-drug reconnaissance and eradication flight. 2 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
22 Dec

Quetta

PAKISTAN

Pakistan Army Aviation-operated PAC MFI-17 Mushshak

Reg: No data

Trainer plane crashed under unknown circumstances. 2 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

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


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