UH-12 Accidents

29-Sep-21 N430NR Hiller UH-12 Garfield, US-Georgia

FAA : Helicopter crashed in field... Read more

24-Sep-21 N5334V Hiller UH-12E Bovill, US-Idaho

FAA : Aircraft crashed after loss of power... Read more

12-Jan-21 N552DR Hiller UH-12C Lafayette, US-Indiana

Port side skid got caught on take-off, causing helicopter to fall onto its side. FAA report Substantially damaged, no injuries to 2 POB... Read more

27-May-15 N138HA Hiller UH-12E Wasco, US-California

Crashed from low level into an onion field during agricultural operations.  Pilot seriously injured, including both legs broken and 80% burns in the post-crash fire... Read more

25-Aug-14 N4035A Hiller UH-12E Cape May, US-New Jersey

Rolled over during force landing into open field... Read more

26-Jul-14 N107HA Hiller UH-12E Anson County, US-North Carolina

“Lost power and flipped over” per FAA... Read more

09-Dec-13 N36MV Hiller UH-12E Chowchilla, US-California

Helicopter was hovering low over orchards on a standard frost-mitigation operation.  Problem at low level after the helicopter had been running for about 10 hours straight (bar fuel stops), and landed in crop with main blades striking tail boom on the way.  Pilot Stephen Streeter.... Read more

29-Jun-13 N6331D Hiller UH-12A Florence, US-Alabama

Pilot Milton Hearn (named here) seriously injured trying to land on road trailer in preparation to take helicopter for attention.  Helicopter ended up on its side... Read more

26-May-13 N99090 Hiller UH-12E Wenatchee, US-Washington

Main rotor separated, tail boom bent – pilot Charles Holmes and his wife Shanda.  Accident was shortly after take off and return to the airfield, following a refuel.... Read more

06-Feb-13 N5072R Hiller UH-12B Meritt Island, US-Florida

Heavy landing from 75ft after pilot reported loss of power,  Port skid collapsed, tail rotor damaged.  3 POB, 1 to hospital, 2 refused.... Read more

26-Jan-13 N9041U Hiller UH-12B Adams Ranch, US-Florida

Apparent engine failure on a flight to shoot feral hogs.   Pilot William Harward and his two passengers, Massad Ayoob and Jonathan Strayer, were treated at Raulerson Memorial Hospital in Okeechobee and released... Read more

19-Sep-12 N94735 Hiller UH-12B Walnut Springs, US-Texas

Pilot Gregory Rumohr, 51, of Rio Vista in Johnson County, was uninjured in the accident which was reported due to engine failure... Read more

04-Aug-12 N38763 Hiller UH-12B Elstree, UK

The pilot’s assessment was that the helicopter had lost power, compounded by the fact that the carburettor heat control had not been returned to the ‘cold’ position before the approach and landing.... Read more

29-Nov-11 D-HAAE Hiller UH-12ET Stahlberg, Germany

Crashed in ploughed field with two minor injuries after falling 40m while working on powerlines.  Helicopter substantially damaged... Read more

19-Jun-11 N139HA Hiller UH-12E Lost Hills, US-California

Engine problems during turn at low level while spraying at 100ft agl.  Landed heaviliy and rolled over... Read more

01-Jun-11 N68012 Hiller UH-12E Stockton, US-California

Tail rotor struck tree and helicopter crashed into orchard... Read more

20-May-11 Hiller UH-12

Filming cameraman recorded real-life autorotation after engine quit and would not restart.  He put his foot through the bubble in the landing.  Location not given... Read more

25-Mar-11 N4033P Hiller UH-12E Elkwood, US-Virginia

The helicopter came to rest tilted on its left side. One of the main rotor blades was nearly snapped off, and the impact completely sheared off the rear tail rotor, which came to rest a short distance from the main body.  Had completed 20 minutes flying time since maintenance, and was the pilot’s first flight... Read more

17-Mar-11 N11CU Hiller UH-12D Jennings, US-Louisiana

Gusty winds caught helicopter while in a low level hover and it ended up on its side.  Pilot was Charles Williams, 42, of Anacoco, and passenger was Pat Austin, 39, of Leesville... Read more

15-Nov-10 N4034Z Hiller UH-12E Madison, US-Florida

Substantially damaged in landing accident... Read more

21-Sep-10 N6053H Hiller UH-12E Mecca, US-California

A helicopter dusting crops hit a power line and crashed in Mecca... Read more

11-Jun-09 N34SD Hiller UH-12 Stringtown, US-Oklahoma

11-Jun-09 N34SD Hiller UH-12 Stringtown, US-Oklahoma... Read more

18-Feb-09 ZK-HIK Hiller UH-12 Te Awamutu, New Zealand

18-Feb-09 ZK-HIK Hiller UH-12 Te Awamutu, New Zealand... Read more

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