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Accidents & Incidents 05.22.11 – 05.31.11

Tue, Jul 5, 2011 — David Evans

Accidents & Incidents

Air Carrier (Part 121)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
28 May

Atlanta GA

Delta Air Lines

MD-88

Reg: N941DL

Aircraft’s landing gear apparently caught fire during a rough landing. 4 Minor

46 Uninjured

Aircraft sustained substantial damage
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Air Taxi and On Demand (Part 135)

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

Monument Valley UT

Air Grand Canyon-operated Cessna T207A Turbo Stationair 8

Reg: N803AN

Aircraft crashed short of the runway. 6 Minor Aircraft was destroyed.

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24 May

Lakeville MN

Scotts Helicopter Services Inc.-operated Bell 47G-3B-1

Reg: N96SH

Helicopter was returning from a morning spraying flight when it crashed into a lake 1 Serious Helicopter was destroyed.
25 May

Sedona AZ

JetSuite Air operated Embraer EMB-500 Phenom 100

Reg: N224MD

Aircraft came in too high, landed long and ran out of runway. 5 Minor Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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25 May

Asheville NC

Aero Resources Corp.

Beechcraft 58 Baron

Reg: N77AR

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 4 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
26 May

Newton KS

GM Leasing Co. LLC

Bell 206L-1 Long Ranger II

Reg: N1815

On a maintenance flight, helicopter made a crash landing. 2 Minor Helicopter sustained substantial damage.

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27 May

Old Panama City FL

Bay County Sheriffs Office

Bell OH-58A-BF Kiowa

Reg: N82772

Helicopter crashed while taking off at an airport. 2 Minor Helicopter was destroyed.
29 May

Ford Worth TX

Horizon Air Corp-operated Eurocopter AS 350B2 Ecureuil

Reg: N747CH

Helicopter crashed in a pasture and then burst into flames. 3 Minor Aircraft was destroyed.

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General Aviation (Part 91)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
22 May

Keik CO.

Cassutt III M

Reg: N420FH

Aircraft was going north after takeoff and got up to about 300 feet before making a left turn and crashing in an open field. 1 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

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24 May

Kaduna State

NIGERIA

Shawa Engineering Ltd.-operated Beechcraft C90 King Air

Reg: N364UZ

Aircraft crashed while landing for unknown reasons in a farmers field 2 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

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27 May

Birchwood AK

Cessna 180

Reg: N4955Ag:

Aircraft crashed onto railroad tracks shortly after takeoff. 5 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

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27 May

Fremont MI

Boeing A75N1 Stearman (PT-17 Kaydet)

Reg: N60147

Aircraft crashed into a tree while performing a “touch and go”. 2 Minor Aircraft was destroyed.

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27 May

Trinity County CA

Brantly B2

Reg: N222DW

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal Helicopter was destroyed.
28 May

Bryan TX

Rockwell Commander 112

Reg: N1041J

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

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28 May

Reno NV

Cessna R172K Hawk XP

Reg: N9831V

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

St. Lucie County FL

St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office

Bell OH-58A-BF Kiowa

Reg: N911SL

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Minor Helicopter sustained substantial damage.
30 May

Gilmer County GA

Beechcraft V35B Bonanza

Reg: N29MW

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 4 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
31 May

Topeka KS

Kolb Firefly

Reg: No data

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

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Foreign Accidents (Part 129)

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
22 May

Hosea Kutako

NAMIBIA

Desert Air-operated Cessna 210M Centurion

Reg: V5-DAT

Pilot hit by a propeller of a single-engine aircraft. 1 Fatal Aircraft sustained no damage.
23 May

Edmonton

CANADA

Delta Helicopters-operated Bell 206B JetRanger II

Reg: C-GGOZ

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

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23 May

Quebec

CANADA

9209-9977 Québec Inc.-operated Bell 206B Jet Ranger III

Reg: C-FCSL

Pilot was trying to make an emergency landing and crashed in a wooded area. 2 Serious Helicopter sustained substantial damage.
23 May

Norte de Santander

COLOMBIA

Aviheco-operated Bell 206L-3 Long Ranger III

Reg: HK-4448

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

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24 May

Nordland County

NORWAY

Nordlandsfly AS-operated Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama

Reg: LN-ODD

Helicopter lost control at low altitude and crashed. 2 Minor Helicopter was destroyed.

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25 May

Faridabad

INDIA

Air Charter Services Pvt. Ltd-operated Pilatus PC-12/45

Reg: VT-ACF

Aircraft crashed into the roof of a house 10 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
25 May

Venado

ARGENTINA

Escuela de Aviación-operated Piper PA-28-181 Archer II

Reg: LV-ARS

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 4 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

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25 May

Treviso province

ITALY

Schweizer 269C (300C)

Reg: I-PAZZ

Aircraft was on a crop-spraying flight on vineyards when it crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Serious Aircraft sustained substantial damage.
27 May

Stavropol Territory

RUSSIA

Mil Mi-2

Reg: 3558

Helicopter crashed in the field after performing farm work. 1 Fatal Helicopter was destroyed.
27 May

Cabo San Lucas

MEXICO

Aereoservicio Guerrero SA-operated Cessna 208B Grand Caravan

Reg: XA-UJF

Aircraft overran runway during landing. 3 Minor

9 Uninjured.

Aircraft sustained minor damage.

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28 May

Stockholm

SWEDEN

ELA Aviación 07-R100 Cougar

Reg: SE-VR

Gyrocopter crashed into a wooded area 2 Fatal Gyrocopter was destroyed.

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28 May

North-West Province

SOUTH AFRICA

Wally Brink Property Investments-operated Cessna R182 Skylane RG

Reg: ZS-KSZ

Aircraft collided with high tension power lines and crashed. 2 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.
28 May

Polakwane

SOUTH AFRICA

Tritex Motors CC-operated Beechcraft A36 Bonanza

Reg: ZS-JPJ

Aircraft crash landed in a sewerage facility. 2 Minor Aircraft sustained substantial damage.
29 May

Jihocesky region

CZECH REPUBLIC

Tecnam P2002 Sierra

Reg: OK-KUU 72

Aircraft crashed due to engine failure. 2 Serious Aircraft sustained substantial damage.

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30 May

Quebec

CANADA

Sea Rey float plane

Reg: C-FNIA

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

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30 May

Barssel

GERMANY

Kappa KP-2U Sova

Reg: D-MAOB

Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal

1 Serious

Aircraft was destroyed.

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Military

Date/Location Aircraft/Reg. Narrative Casualties Comments
22 May

Karachi

PAKISTAN

Pakistan Navy-operated Lockheed P-3C-1 Orion

Reg: 84

Air force base attacked by terrorists. 9 Fatal Aircraft was destroyed.

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23 May

Riyadh

SAUDI ARABIA

Royal Saudi Air Force-operated McDonnell Douglas/Boeing F-15C Eagle

Reg: No data

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

Paktia province

AFGHANISTAN

ISAF-operated AH-64D attack helicopter

Reg: No data

Helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. 1 Fatal Helicopter was destroyed.
28 May

Michoacan MEXICO

Fuerza Aerea Mexicana-operated McDonnell Douglas MD 530MG Defender

Reg: 1153

Aircraft crashed during take off. 2 Serious Aircraft was destroyed..

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30 May

Baherestan area

IRAN

Islamic Republic of Iran Army Aviation-operated Bell AH-1J Cobra

Reg: 3-44

Helicopter crashed due to technical problems. 2 Fatal Helicopter was destroyed.
30 May

Zabul Province

AFGHAISTAN

Australian Army Aviation Corps-operated Boeing CH-47D Chinook

Reg: A15-102

Helicopter crashed and caught fire while undertaking a re-supply mission. 1 Fatal

4 Serious

Helicopter was destroyed.

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


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