China Accidents

07-Apr-21 B-70S5 Bell 407GXi Lingbao City, China

Emergency landing in a car park, landed heavily and skids splayed out after the helicopter started spinning in the air, suggesting a tail rotor issue (see video below) 2 minor injuries of 4 POB.  This was a training flight by a company intending to use the helicopter for sightseeing.  One report said that they do... Read more

29-Aug-20 B-7537 Robinson R44 Longnan, China (1F)

Hit lines while on low level agricultural spraying ops.  Pilot died... Read more

21-Sep-15 B-7445 Airbus AS350B3 Gullin, China (2F)

Helicopter took off at 00h15, the last radio communication with ATC was at 00h30, the flight crew reported to the ATC operation normal. At about 02h00, ATC unable to contact with the helicopter, the dispatcher reported that the helicopter was operating normal. At about 04h32, the CAAC regional office received a report by the local... Read more

13-Sep-15 Bell 407GX Hucao, China (4F)

helicopter went down in the Chinese city of Chongqing on Sunday, killing all four on board, including two cameramen Jiang Ya and Song Hao’en from Chongqing Broadcasting Group, a local satellite TV station.... Read more

09-Jul-15 Bell 407 Jiangde, China (2F)

2 fatal and 5 injured when helicopter of State Grid General Aviation Company crashed at Tongyong Airport.  Photo shows helicopter missing one blade – another photo here... Read more

13-Apr-15 Bell 206B Lezhi, China (1F)

Crashed, killing the pilot, after hitting powerlines while spraying at low level.  Part of the boom, including the stabilizer and tail, remained attached to the powerline... Read more

20-Mar-15 Aerokopter AK1-3 Hefei, China (1F)

Helicopter crashed into lake, pilot missing and passenger recovered uninjured.  Local CCTV camera appears to catch helicopter gradually descending in mist towards the smooth surface of the lake... Read more

10-Apr-14 Bell 407 Mujiayu, China (1F)

Training accident, one pilot with very minor injuries but the other with head injuries which proved fatal... Read more

04-Mar-14 AVIC WZ-10 Weinan, China

Attack helicopter crashed into farm field.  Debris field very confined, suggesting lack of forward speed at time of accident and close proximity of pylon (photo) suggests wire strike... Read more

12-Dec-13 Baofu, China

Details sketchy but helicopter seems to have crashed and then caused a brush fire... Read more

29-Jul-13 B-7036 Robinson R22 Dagang Town, China (2F)

Crashed on training flight,  killing a 37-year-old male pilot surnamed Pan and a 25-year-old female trainee pilot surnamed Xi, according to a police update.... Read more

16-Jun-13 PZL SW-4 Yinan, China (1F)

SW-4 on crop spraying operation crashed, killing the pilot... Read more

06-Jun-13 Schweizer S300C Guanghan, China (1F)

Training flight, one fatal, one injured.  Helicopter ended upside-down on the banks of a river... Read more

03-Jun-13 61011 Robinson R44 Lantian County, China (2F)

Two killed, one seriously injured – police helicopter on training flight.  Post crash fire... Read more

14-May-13 B-7479 Bell 206B Dezhou City, China

Helicopter hijacked, linked to recovery of monies owed by the operator to another aviation company... Read more

04-May-13 Liaocheng City, China

Hit high-voltage cables... Read more

21-Jul-12 Bell 206L4 Chuxiong, China (1F)

One killed and two injured when helicopter crashed into reservoir.  Operator flies at least two LongRanger IVs – B-7712 (52305) and B-7715 (52357)... Read more

25-Apr-12 Eurocopter AS350 Yangzhou, China

Emergency landing after running out of fuel.  No damage.... Read more

17-Aug-11 G-110011 AgustaWestland AW139 Beijing, China (4F)

Four people were killed when the police helicopter crashed into the Miyun reservoir in a northern suburb of Beijing. Five crew members were aboard the helicopter that was returning from a rescue drill above the mountainous region of Miyun County with two other helicopters. One crew member has been saved.... Read more

25-Jul-11 Tiekuangyu, China (1F)

Light helicopter crashed after striking wires during low level agricultural operations... Read more

16-May-11 Robinson R44 Luxinzhuang, China

Agricultural operation – the R44 had been hired by Beijing’s landscape and forestry bureau.... Read more

12-Apr-09 B- Eurocopter AS365 , China (1F)

12-Apr-09 B- Eurocopter AS365 , China... Read more

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