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Accidents & Incidents 01.23.10 – 01.31.11

Tue, Feb 15, 2011 — David Evans

Accidents & Incidents

Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135)

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

Big Bear CA

Tower General Contractors-operated Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche C

Reg: N64RJ

On departure, aircraft attempted an emergency return to the airport, crashing nose first between two houses. 1 Minor Aircraft was destroyed.

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General Aviation (Part 91)

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

Death Valley CA

Mooney M20J

Reg: M20J

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

Ontario OR

Cessna 182K

Reg: N3083Q

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 3 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

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29 Jan

Houston TX

Mooney M20R

Reg: N64FM

On landing, aircraft’s main wheels clipped a perimeter fence spinning the aircraft around. Aircraft then struck a pole, ending up in a private backyard. 1 Minor Aircraft was destroyed.

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31 Jan

Glendora CA

Cessna 172

Reg: N6922A

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 2 Minor Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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31 Jan

Ironwood National Forest AZ

Pima County Sheriff-operated McDonnell Douglas 530FF

Reg: N530RL

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal

3 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed

Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

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

Porto Alegre

BRAZIL

Rio Grande do Sul Flying Club

Robinson R-22

Reg: PT-YDW

Shortly after takeoff helicopter had mechanical problems and suffered a hard emergency landing. 2 Minor Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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27 Jan

Badia di Sitria

ITALY

Cessna C172N Skyhawk II

Reg: I-AMCO

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

Mpumalanga SOUTH AFRICA

Grumman G-164B Ag Cat

Reg: ZS-KIL

Pilot lost control of the aircraft and crashed into a corn field. 1 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

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27 Jan

Nairobi Province KENYA

Fokker F-27 Friendship 500F

Reg: 5X-FFD

Aircraft overran the runway, through the perimeter fence, collapsed the nose wheel, and ended up in a maize field. 4 Minor Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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27 Jan

Kendari Bay coast

INDONESIA

PT Intan Angkasa Air Service-operated Hughes 369D (MD-500D)

Reg: PK-IWS

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 2 Serious

1 Minor

Helicopter was destroyed.
28 Jan

Patrimonio Regina

BRAZIL

Patrimonio Regina-operated Beechraft BE-58 Baron

Reg: PR-BOR

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 3 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
31 Jan

Iguape BRAZIL

Piper PA-25-235 Pawnee

Reg: PT-BII

Aircraft emergency landed on a highway after engine lost power. 1 Minor Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

Military

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

Tampere

FINLAND

Finnish Air Force-operated F/A-18 Hornet

Reg: 28

Aircraft, which was taking part in night flying exercises, skidded off the runway upon landing and slammed into a snow bank. 1 Minor Aircraft sustained minor damage.

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27 Jan

Scotland

UNITED KINGDOM

Royal Air Force-operated Panavia Tornado GR4

Reg: ZG792

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

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


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