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Accidents & Incidents 01.01.11 – 01.08.11

Mon, Jan 17, 2011 — David Evans

Accidents & Incidents

Air Carrier (Part 121)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
3 Jan

Toronto CANADA

United Airlines

B777

Reg: No data

Pilot’s spilled coffee has been blamed for accidentally activating a hijacking alert Nonfatal
Aircraft sustained minor damage.
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General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
1 Jan

Orange MA

Cessna 310F

Reg: N6725X

Plane was approaching the airport in a north-to-south direction when it went out of control and crashed upside down in a shallow marsh. 1 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.
2 Jan

Columbia County PA

Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II

Reg: N42997

Aircraft crashed and burned in a wooded area under unknown circumstances. 1 Serious Aircraft was destroyed.
3 Jan

Walnut Grove MO

Cessna 172H

Reg: N1416F

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
5 Jan

Birmingham AL

Beech 58P Baron

Reg: N48TS

Aircraft crashed while approaching airport. 1 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

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5 Jan

Dallas TX

Columbia 400

Reg: N1393T

Aircraft crashed into some trees just after taking off from a private airstrip. 2 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

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6 Jan

Chester CA

Beech S35 Bonanza

Reg: N5866S

Aircraft crashed for unknown reasons at the end of the runway and caught fire. 2 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
6 Jan

Springfield IL

Priester Aviation-operated Learjet 35A

Reg:N800GP

Aircraft suffered a hard landing, collapsed the landing gear and slid off the runway. 2 Minor

4 Uninjured

Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
1 Jan

Midsomer Norton

UNITED KIGNDOM

Cameron O-120

Reg: G-BVXF

Hot air balloon crashed under unknown circumstances 2 Fatal Hot air balloon was destroyed.

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3 Jan

Kumamoto Prefecture

JAPAN

Piper PA-46-350P Malibu

Reg: JA701M

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

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3 Jan

Corupa BRAZIL

Piper PA-25-260 Pawnee

Reg: PT-DJS

Aircraft crashed on take-off. 1 Fatal Aircraft as destroyed.

Aircraft had just been loaded with 300 Liter of mineral oil to be sprayed on crops.

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4 Jan

Vic

AUSTRALIA

Jabiru J120-C

Reg: 24-7345

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

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7 Jan

Cojedes State

VENEZUELA

Partenavia P.68C Victor

Reg: YV1303

The aircraft is believed to have run out of fuel and attempted a forced landing but crashed. 5 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

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8 Jan

Mpumalanga SOUTH AFRICA

Magni Gyro M22

Reg:ZU-EWO

Shortly after take-off gyrocopter struck overhead telephone cables and crashed. 1 Fatal Gyrocopter was destroyed.

 

Military

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
4 Jan

Gorece TURKEY

Turkish Air Force-operated Siai Marchetti SF-260D

Reg: No data

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 2 Minor Aircraft was destroyed.
7 Jan

Riyadh

SAUDI ARABIA

Royal Saudi Air Force-operated Eurocopter AS532M Cougar

Reg: No data

Medical helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 4 Fatal Helicopter was destroyed.

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


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