Accidents: September 2020

01-Sep-20 7?? Mil Mi-17 Rustaq, Afghanistan


Helicopter landed heavily and rolled over onto its starboard side. 12 POB, 2 with minor injuries... Read more

01-Sep-20 N139HN Airbus EC130 Winchester, US-Kentucky


Emergency landing in field after engine issues... Read more

03-Sep-20 ?????? Sikorsky CH-53E Sneads Ferry, US-North Carolina


No details found on why this CH-53E made an emergency landing, but it ended up burning out on the ground after landing.  All 4 POB out safely.... Read more

06-Sep-20 N354PA Airbus AS350B2 Fort Greely, US-Alaska


Port side sliding door separated and hit main rotor disc.  Emergency landing... Read more

09-Sep-20 N461RA Bell 206L1 Binghampton, US-New York


Precautionary field landing while on powerline  imaging work... Read more

12-Sep-20 N453F Airbus H120 Baltimore, US-Maryland


Precautionary emergency landing at Patterson Park on after a warning light came on (per press), or “altitude and radio issues” (per FAA)... Read more

12-Sep-20 N537BC Robinson R44 Willow, US-Alaska


Struck tree during landing.  Sole occupant pilot was not injured... Read more

13-Sep-20 PP-MRA Airbus AS350 Arapiraca, Brazil


The aircraft took off to carry out a local flight, with the purpose of conducting police patrol, with two pilots, an air operator and two policemen on board.On the return, during the taxi in the central area of ​​the apron, there was loss of control of the aircraft, which carried out two turns of approximately... Read more

15-Sep-20 N489DM Bell 407 Fort Worth, US-Texas


Main rotor struck tail boom during autorotation training.  Instructor and student not injured... Read more

18-Sep-20 VH-LTO Guimbal G2 Caloundra, Australia


During a touch-and-go, the Extra EA 300 aircraft collided with a Guimbal Cabri G2 helicopter on the runway.... Read more

22-Sep-20 N509CG Hughes 500C Chemehuevi Valley, US-California


Rolled onto its side during landing... Read more

23-Sep-20 G-???? Airbus H175 Aberdeen, UK


Failure of recently-overhauled main gear box during ground run. Significant damage to the main gear box No information provided on registration or operator.... Read more

25-Sep-20 LN-ONQ Sikorsky S92 Sola, Norway


On Friday 25 September 2020, the Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation S-92A, LN-ONQ, operated by Bristow Norway was on its way back to Sola (ENZV) after a flight to the West Elara oil installation. During descent from 7 000 ft. towards 1 000 ft., at a height of approx. 4 500 ft. the crew received a caution... Read more

25-Sep-20 LN-ONQ Sikorsky S92 Stavangar, Norway


S92 was on its way back to Stavangar/Sola (ENZV) after a flight to the West Elara oil installation. During descent from 7 000 ft. towards 1 000 ft., at a height of approx. 4 500 ft. the crew received a caution that the oil pressure on the main gearbox had dropped below 45 psi. Shortly afterwards,... Read more

29-Sep-20 VH-WPX Airbus AS365N3 Perth, Australia


A rescue crewman was lowered onto the deck of a vessel as part of winch training exercise, off the coast of Perth, Western Australia. During the exercise, the rescue crewman was pulled overboard from the vessel, into and through the water. The rescue crewman was not injured.... Read more

29-Sep-20 N91TA Bell 206B Packwood, US-Washington


Tail rotor hit trees during logging operations, causing helicopter to crash... Read more

30-Sep-20 N250Z Guimbal G2 Bentonville, US-Arkansas


Bent skids and tail rotor ground strike on landing... Read more

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