Aérospatiale

NZ Chopper crash

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
By George Hatcher

On October 28,at 3;20 pm, a Mayday was declared when a Helicopter Line Aerospatiale AS 355 Ecureuil was landing and crashed into another of its own helicopters which had landed during a scenic tours. There were seven people aboard at the time of the landing. The pilot, his six passengers and five passengers from... »

Helicopter Crashes in Nepal

Monday, September 30, 2013
By George Hatcher
Helicopter Crashes in Nepal

An Air Dynasty Aérospatiale AS350B Ecureuil en route from Kathmandu to Tenzing-Hillary Airport was landing at Lukla, Nepal when the helicopter touched a fence and crashed on September 26, 2013. The four aboard the helicopter sustained injury. Captain Arun Malla, Anita Sherpa, Dagel Sherpa and Sonam Chhiring Sherpa were aboard during the crash. The... »

Bad Day for Helicopters

Friday, March 22, 2013
By George Hatcher
Bad Day for Helicopters

Didn’t mention this all together yesterday but it was a bad day (or two) for helicopters. On Mar 19 Bristow Academy Inc Schweitzer 269C-1 training flight; chopper lost power and crash-landed Highway US-1 near Titusville, FL. Two aboard, no injuries On Mar 21 Bundespolizei Aérospatiale AS 332L1 Super Puma was in a training exercise... »

American Killed in Bahama Helicopter Crash

Friday, November 30, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Pioneer Caribbean Logistics Limited Twin Star helicopter en route from Marsh Harbour to Baker’s Bay Where: Great Guana Cay, North Abaco, Bahamas When: Nov 22, 2012, 1 p.m. Who: 4 injured, 1 fatality Why: The party aboard the helicopter was landing at a luxury resort community, Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club on... »

Chopper Crashes in Trichiana Field

Friday, November 23, 2012
By George Hatcher
Chopper Crashes in Trichiana  Field

What: Smart Elicotteri Srl Aérospatiale AS 350 BA Ecureuil Where: Trichiana Italy When: Nov 20, 2012 Who: 2 aboard, 2 fatalities Why: A helicopter distributing anti rabies bait for wild animal vaccination took off and struck an electrical line before it fell into a field. The victims worked for Smart Helicopters Srl of Italy.... »

Indian Army Helicopter Crashes in Goa

Monday, October 15, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Indian army Aerospatiale SA-315B Alouette III en route from Mumbai to Bangalore Where: Goa When: October 15, 2012 Who: 3 aboard Why: During the approach to landing at the air base, one of the rotor blades broke off, initiating a fire. Three aboard the flight died at the scene. Two of those aboard... »

UTAir Crashes on 4th, killing 4 in Lensk

Wednesday, July 4, 2012
By George Hatcher
UTAir Crashes on 4th, killing 4 in Lensk

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Senior What: UTAir Aviation Aérospatiale AS 350 B3 Ecureuil en route from Lensk to Talakan Where: Lensk, Russia When: July 4, 2012 18:11 Who: 4 aboard, 4 fatalities Why: Four people were aboard the UTAir helicopter when it crashed near Lensk Russia, killing the... »

Sedona Breakfast Flight Ends in Tragedy

Tuesday, July 3, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Chopper II LLC Aérospatiale AS 350B Astar en route from from Sedona to Scottsdale. Where: Sedona AZ When: June 30, 2012 Who: 4 aboard, 4 fatalities Why: A Aérospatiale AS 350B Astar, N729DP that was reported overdue on Saturday was found by a private pilot at 8:45 a..m. Sunday crashed into the Verde... »

3 Survive Chopper Engine Failure by Crashing into a Fluffy Tree

Thursday, January 12, 2012
By George Hatcher
3 Survive Chopper Engine Failure by Crashing into a Fluffy Tree

What: Cropspray Ltd. Westland (Aérospatiale) SA 341G Gazelle en route from Bath Where: Churchfields Industrial Estate in Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK When: Jan 10, 2012 09:40 GMT. Who: 3 aboard Why: When the chopper developed an engine problem, the pilot didn’t have much time to decide what to do.. Businesssman/pilot Andrew Ridings, said in an... »

Sundance Chopper Crashes in River Mountains

Thursday, December 8, 2011
By George Hatcher
Sundance Chopper Crashes in River Mountains

Pictured: Sundance Chopper from company video What: Sundance Helicopters Aérospatiale AS-350B Where: Near Lake Mead, Nevada When: Dec 7 2011, 5 pm Who: 5 fatalities Why: Las Vegas police search and rescue team conformed that a luxury sunset tour of the Las Vegas Strip and Hoover Dam crashed into the River Mountains. The pilot... »

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