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Accidents & Incidents 05.01.11 – 05.07.11

Fri, May 13, 2011 — David Evans

Accidents & Incidents

Air Carrier (Part 121)

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

CANADA

American Airlines-operated Boeing 777-223ERReg: N793AN Aircraft was forced to divert and land due to smoke in the cockpit.It should be pointed out that airliners have NO means of voiding smoke from the cockpit. The FAA has such technology on its own planes. 150 Uninjured
Aircraft sustained minor damage.
The local fire department determined that the smoke was the result of an electrical fire caused by an overheated battery.
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6 MayGreenville Airport MS Continental Airlines-operated Boeing 737-824Reg: N12221 When taxiing to the departure runway, a concrete taxiway gave way underneath the main landing gear. 2 Uninjured
Aircraft sustained minor damage.
Another example of the nation’s crumbing infrastructure?

General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
1 MayTruth or Consequences NM Kitfox SpeedsterReg: N89MM Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
2 MayMiami

FL

Beechcraft E18SReg: N18R Aircraft crashed into a residential neighborhood shortly after takeoff. 1 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
3 MayBlue Springs NE GyrocopterReg: N103EB Gyrocopter ran into a telephone pole. 1 Fatal Gyrocopter was destroyed.clip_image002[6]
5 MayCordova AK Piper PA-18-125 Super CubReg: N1129A Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 2 Minor Aircraft sustained substantial damage.
5 MayJacksonville NC Lancair LegacyReg: N23PH Aircraft attempted an emergency landing and crashed into a field. 2 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.clip_image004
6 MayHernando County FL Czech Sport AircraftPiper Sport

Reg: N420PS

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
7 MayConroe TX Harold L. Woodward Ravin 500Reg: N913RA Aircraft crashed shortly after taking off from an airport. 2 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
1 MayHordaland Count

NORWAY

Robinson R22 Beta IIReg: LN-OZ Helicopter overturned and came to rest after hitting a wire on landing. 2 Minor Helicopter sustained substantial damage.clip_image002[8]
2 MayZar

POLAND

PZL-Bielsko SZD-41B Jantar StandardReg: SP-3059 Glider crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Minor Glider was destroyed.clip_image004[4]
3 MayBettincourt

BELGIUM

Piper PA-38-112 TomahawkReg: OO-MSG Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 2 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
4 MayQueensland

AUSTRALIA

Sky-Ag Pty. Ltd.-operated Bell 206B Jet Ranger IIReg: VH-BNG Helicopter clipped power lines and made a heavy landing. 1 Minor Helicopter sustained minor damage.
5 MayCumbria

UNITED KINGDOM

Zenair CH 601 HD ZodiacReg: G-CBDT Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.clip_image006
5 MayLeogang

AUSTRIA

Alpi Aviation Pioneer 200Reg: D-MJWF Aircraft crashed after striking a power line. 2 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.clip_image008
5 MayGangwon

SOUTH KOREA

Korea Forest Service-operated Aerospatiale AS 350B2 EcureuilReg: No data Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 2 Fatal Helicopter was destroyed.
7 MayNördlingen

GERMANY

Evektor-Aerotechnik EV-97 EuroStarReg: D-MKSZ Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Serious Aircraft sustained substantial damage.clip_image010
8 MayMerpati

INDONESIA

Merpati Nusantara Airlines-operated Xian MA60Reg: PK-MZK Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.. 27 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

Military

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

PAKISTAN

Pakistan Army-operated Aerospatiale SA 330J PumaReg: No data Helicopter was on routine patrol flight when it crashed during landing. 1 Fatal4 Serious Helicopter was destroyed.
5 MayIquisiva province

BOLIVIA

Fuerza Aérea Bolivian-operated Cessna T210 Turbo CenturionReg: FAB-341 Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 6 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

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


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