Accidents: October 2019

17-Oct-19 N167AG Bell 206B Marshville, US-North Carolina (1F)


Struck powerlines and crashed while involved in low level spraying operations Pilot was  identified as Andrew Alan Stephen by the Union County Sheriff’s Office... Read more

18-Oct-19 N4066S Robinson R22 Lake Mead, US-Nevada


Dynamic rollover while landing on a sand dune... Read more

18-Oct-19 TI-AZM Bell UH-1H Talamanca, Costa Rica


Two on board not seriously injured and named as Tony Monge and Cristián Goncalves... Read more

18-Oct-19 N7060J Bell 47G5 King City, US-California


Rotor blades struck tail boom during run-on landing... Read more

21-Oct-19 N922RJ Airbus EC130 Oroville, US-California


Bird strike (quoted in local press as a goose), and subsequent emergency landing at Oroville Municipal Airport en route Sacramento to Chico... Read more

21-Oct-19 UR-KTB Robinson R44 Tarasenkove, Ukraine (1F)


Crashed in unknown circumstances and burned out.  Pilot named in press as Taras Kutovoy, former minister of the Ukraine Government... Read more

22-Oct-19 OK-ASS Schweizer 300CBi Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic


Crashed during night training flight.  Instructor and student not seriously injured... Read more

23-Oct-19 N74512 Robinson R22 Hebbronville, US-Texas


Two Robinson R22s engaged in herding operation.  Rotor blade of N7189D hit skid of N74512 Passenger in N74512 seriously injured... Read more

23-Oct-19 N225JM Robinson R44 Las Vegas, US-Nevada (2F)


The pilot and passenger were transported to a local hospital for treatment, but local press report the pilot died from injuries suffered in the crash, and the passenger remains in the hospital with critical injuries.  Pilot named here as 53-year-old Scott Socquet from Milford, Connecticut.  The passenger passed away two days later and was named here as Howard... Read more

23-Oct-19 N7189D Robinson R22 Hebbronville, US-Texas (2F)


Two Robinson R22s engaged in herding operation.  Rotor blade of N7189D hit skid of N74512.  Both occupants of N7189D fatally injured... Read more

25-Oct-19 5N-BOA Sikorsky S92 Port Hardcourt, Nigeria


Port side engine failure en route to Port Harcourt from offshore platform GERD.  Helicopter with 13 on board continued to Port Hardcourt and made safe landing.  Nigerian AIB involved.... Read more

25-Oct-19 ZT-RAL Robinson R44 Sinoville, South Africa


Crashed while on a training flight, thee occupants reported as uninjured... Read more

25-Oct-19 FAC0006 Bell 412 Albán, Colombia (6F)


Helicopter with pilot, co-pilot and four technicians was en route from Palanquero Air Base, in Puerto Salgar, to its maintenance base at Madrid.  The helicopter is part of the Presidential Flight.... Read more

26-Oct-19 N280F Enstrom 280F Jordan Valley, US-Oregon (1F)


Details not yet known.  Pilot suffered fatal injuries and passenger (pilot’s daughter) received injuries which are reportedly not life threatening... Read more

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