US-Air-Force Accidents

10-Aug-20 (serial tba) Bell UH-1N Middleburg, US-Virginia

Routine training mission; helicopter was struck by a bullet. A safe emergency landing was made at Manassas Regional Airport. One crew member was treated at a hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening.... Read more

07-Jan-14 88-26109 Sikorsky HH-60G Cley, UK (4F)

Lakenheath-based Pave Hawk helicopter crashed during a night low-level training exercise due to a multiple bird strike, killing all four on board – named as Capt Christopher S. Stover, Capt Sean M. Ruane, Technical Sergeant Dale E. Mathews and Staff Sergeant Afton M. Ponce.. The helicopter went down between a beach car park at Cley... Read more

24-May-13 Bell UH-1 Arlington, US-Virginia

Near miss – military helicopter and Embraer 175 airliner at same level (400ft) and 950 ft horizontal separation.  Airliner on approach to Reagan National Airport... Read more

25-Feb-13 Bell UH-1N Parshall, US-North Dakota

Helicopter from Minot AFB made emergency landing, which injured two of the five occupants... Read more

13-Jun-12 Boeing CV-22B Navarre, US-Florida

Crashed on training mission out of Hurlburt Field’s Eglin Range, injuring all five occupants... Read more

19-Oct-11 Bell VH-1N Washington, US-DC

Mechanical issues led to the landing near 11th and Gallatin streets. Both radios went out during a routine exercise... Read more

27-Apr-11 Bell UH-1N Hidden Mountain, US-New Mexico

News footage shows the UH-1N crashed near a ridgeline on Hidden Mountain.  While the tail appeared to be intact, fire destroyed the rest of the craft.  4 POB all rescued OK... Read more

15-Feb-11 Nasiryah, Iraq

A US helicopter belonging to the US civil support team in Iraq made an emergency landing in the northeast of Nasiryah in southern Baghdad.   The helicopter had taken off from Imam Ali base west of Nasriyah. No one was hurt in the accident... Read more

26-Mar-09 Sikorsky UH-60 Monarch Pass, US-Colorado

26-Mar-09 Sikorsky UH-60 Monarch Pass, US-Colorado... Read more

16-Jan-09 Sikorsky UH-60 north of Kabul, Afghanistan

16-Jan-09 Sikorsky UH-60 north of Kabul, Afghanistan... Read more

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