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Accidents & Incidents 02.13.11 – 02.28.11

Fri, Mar 18, 2011 — David Evans

Accidents & Incidents

Air Carrier (Part 121)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
13 Feb

New York-La Guardia Airport NY

Delta Air Lines flight #2879

MD-88

Reg: No data

A fuel truck struck the right wing tip of the aircraft while it was on ramp. Nonfatal
Aircraft sustained minor damage.
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Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
25 Feb

Cave Creek AZ

TransPac Aviation Academy

Piper PA-28-181 Archer III

Reg: N910PA

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

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27 Feb

Al Ain

UAE

Triple S Aviation LLC-operated Grumman G-21A Turbo Goose

Reg: N221AG

Shortly after lift-off, the aircraft veered to the left and crashed. 4 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
15 Feb

Kauai HI

Big Sky Kauai-operated Airborne Edge XT-912-L

Reg: N29EP

Aircraft crashed into the ocean under unknown circumstances. 2 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
15 Feb

Lafayette IN

Taylorcraft DCO-65

Reg: N46089

Aircraft crashed in a wooded area under unknown circumstances.. 1 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

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16 Feb

Smyrna Beach FL

Phoenix East Aviation-leased Cessna 172S Skyhawk

Reg:N6345L

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

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17 Feb

Urbana IL

Mooney M20K/231

Reg:N262CP

Aircraft’s wingtip caught the ground and the aircraft cart-wheeled. 1 Minor Aircraft was destroyed.
17 Feb

Levelland TX

Cessna 182P

Reg:N325LA

Aircraft was making touch-and-go landings at an airport when it crashed. 2 Fatal

2 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.
19 Feb

Laurens County SC

Cessna 150E

Reg: N3022J

Aircraft crashed in an open field under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
23 Feb

Connersville IND

Starr Services LLC-operated Cessna 421C

Reg: N3875C

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

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25 Feb

Andrews TX

Cessna 172N

Reg: N739BL

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances 1 Minor

1 uninjured

Aircraft sustained minor damage.
26 Feb

Milford Airport UTAH

Lancair 360 MK II

Reg: N989TT

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

Lake Jackson TX

Cessna 310K

Reg: N3816X

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Minor Aircraft was destroyed.
26 Feb

Kingston New York

BAC 167 Strikemaster

Reg: N167SM

Aircraft appeared to stall and nosed straight into a river. 1 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
13 Feb

Manus Island

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Pacific Helicopters-operated Eurocopter AS 350B2 Ecureuil

Reg:P2-PHL

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal Helicopter was destroyed.
17 Feb

Les Diablerets

SWITZERLAND

Heliswiss-operated Aérospatiale AS 350B2 Ecureuil

Reg:VH-ZHI

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 6 Minor Helicopter was destroyed.
18 Feb

Canne della Battaglia

ITALY

Aero Club Pézenas-operated Robinson Helicopter R-44 Raven

Reg:F-GUJB

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal Helicopter was destroyed.
18 Feb

Santandér

COLOMBIA

Heliservice Servicios Aéreos-operated Bell 206B JetRanger II

Reg: HK-4594

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 4 Fatal Helicopter was destroyed.
22 Feb

Bolívar

COLOMBIA

Saviare operated Cessna R172K Hawk XP

Reg: HK-2264-P

Aircraft force landed after engine lost power. 2 Minor Aircraft sustained substantial damage.
22 Feb

Tachira State

VENEZUELA

Maparca-operated Cessna 340A

Reg: YV2402

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 6 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
24 Feb

Queensland

AUSTRALIA

Flightech Pty Ltd.

Aero Commander 500S

Reg: VH-WZU

Aircraft crashed into the sea under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal Aircraft is missing.
24 Feb

Island of La Palma

SPAIN

PZL W-3AS Sokól

Reg: SP-SYA

Helicopter crashed while being used to transport building material for work. 2 Serious Helicopter was destroyed.

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25 Feb

Western Cape

SOUTH AFRICA

Basfour 2279 (Pty) Ltd-operated Robinson R44 II

Reg: ZS-RVA

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

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28 Feb

Levin NEW ZEALAND

Lakeland Helicopters operated- Bell UH-1H Iroquois.

Reg: ZK-HSP

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Serious Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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Military

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
15 Feb

Stavropol

RUSSIA

Russian Air Force-operated Mil Mi-28N

Reg: 05 blue

Helicopter crashed attempting an emergency landing after engine failure. 1 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.
23 Feb

Jeju SOUTH KOREA

South Korean Coast Guard-operated AgustaWestland AW139

Reg: No data

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal

4 Missing

Helicopter was destroyed.

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


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