Accidents: November 2021

10-Nov-21 N619DE Bell 407 Eloy, US-Arizona


Force landing on a road after paraglider tether caught on the skid... Read more

10-Nov-21 N3027W Robinson R44 Fort Davis, US-Texas


FAA : Helicopter lost lift due to density altitude, crashed to the ground and rolled over.  Pilot and two passengers had minor injuries... Read more

13-Nov-21 N902CH MD Helicopters MD902 Springfield, US-Missouri


While en route from a scene request to a Springfield hospital, the aircraft was illuminated repeatedly by a blue laser.  The individual tracked the aircraft with the laser for approximately 3-5 minutes.  The laser was behind us and would illuminate and wash out the cabin with light.  The incident was reported to ATC while it... Read more

14-Nov-21 D-HOHL Hughes 300C Grimma, Germany


Heavily damaged in emergency landing, but remained upright on its skids.  Tail boom was not attached to the cabin.  Two people on board only suffered minor injuries See image  ... Read more

15-Nov-21 N103WC Bell OH-58A Molalla, US-Oregon


Experienced engine issues while in low level ops (Christmas tree harvesting).  Main blades struck tail boom... Read more

19-Nov-21 N221HG Robinson R22 Dayton, US-Ohio


Tail rotor struck ground on take-off... Read more

20-Nov-21 LN-OOS Airbus H145 Kongsvikdalen, Norway


Air ambulance on a mission to help three persons that were lost in the mountains. The helicopter had to wait in heavy snow showers while boarding the passengers. The crew were aware of a power line they had to be careful to avoid while navigating out of the valley. Due to the heavy snow the... Read more

20-Nov-21 N210JB Bell 47G Lancaster, US-Pennsylvania


Crashed during hover training... Read more

20-Nov-21 Bell 47G Lancaster, US-Pennsylvania


Training accident.... Read more

20-Nov-21 PNC-0715 Bell UH-1H II Subachoque, Colombia (3F)


Police helicopter on counter-narcotics operation crashed for unknown reasons.  Initial reports (example) show foggy conditions, which may have been contributory.  Two fatalities of the six on board as a result of the accident, with a third death confirmed a short time later from the hospital Colombian vice president Marta Lucia Ramirez tweeted the names of... Read more

21-Nov-21 OE-XCE Bell 429WLG Wiener Neustadt, Austria (1F)


Crashed and caught fire on landing.  Weather reported as foggy.  Pilot was the only person on board.... Read more

22-Nov-21 N102LD Rotorway Exec 162F Scio, US-Oregon


FAA : Flipped over on takeoff after tail rotor was struck by something Press Report : Pilot (named as 74-year-old Jack Elvin) quoted as saying “mechanical failure when trying to land” Sheriff: 74-year-old pilot walks away unharmed after helicopter crash near Scio — Fox12Oregon (@fox12oregon) November 23, 2021... Read more

22-Nov-21 N307TC Leonardo AW169 Bastrop, US-Texas


Bird strike on climb-out from hospital helipad, damaging windscreen and beam.  ADSB data shows helicopter continued its 12 minute flight back to base... Read more

25-Nov-21 H-0433 Bell UH-1H Ñu Guasu, Paraguay (3F)


Three of the four on board the helicopter received fatal injuries in a training accident Two of the deceased were named in this tweet as Gustavo Velazco Acosta, Lieutenant Andrea Cubilla and Sergeant Gustavo Arzamendia Se confirmó el fallecimiento de 2 personas tras la caída del Helicóptero de la FFAA en Luque. En total habían 4... Read more

28-Nov-21 N59600 Bell 206B Perry, US-Oklahoma (1F)


Crashed under unknown circumstances, caught fire and completely burned out.  Pilot received fatal injuries passenger had serious injuries. Address quoted in press report equates to address on FAA register for owner Jeff A Henke... Read more

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