MD530 Accidents

08-Feb-19 225 MD Helicopters MD530F Saydabad, Afghanistan

Helicopter written off in snowy conditions.  Very few details available.  In this tweet there is a claim it was shot down by Taliban... Read more

28-May-11 MD Helicopters MD530F Apatzingan, Mexico

A helicopter from the Mexican Air Force (FAM) crashed on Saturday near Apatzingan, Michoacan, apparently as a result of mechanical failure in the aircraft... Read more

31-Jan-11 N530RL MD Helicopters MD530FF Waterman’s Peak, US-Arizona (1F)

The Pima County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that civilian pilot Loren Leonberger was pronounced dead at the scene of the PCSO helicopter crash near Avra Valley.  Other occupants were Edwin Nettleton, 58, and Paul Panzica, 41, who were released from the hospital ahead of Larry Sayers, 64, who was seriously injured.... Read more

??-Nov-10 MD Helicopters MD530F San Marcos, US-California

Story dated 24-Nov-10 but does not refer to incident date. We assume fairly recent, hence filing this as 01-Nov. Windshield distorted and then blew out a section. Bird strike not involved.... Read more

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