Helicopter

Emergency landing: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Sunday, May 4, 2008
By George Hatcher
Emergency landing:  Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan

What: Helicopter emergency landing Where: Indore Airport When: 1 am May 2 Who: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Why: “Pilot smelled something burning. He immediately returned to Indore airport where he made an emergency landing” Download article as PDF »

Losing a Helicoptor

Saturday, May 3, 2008
By George Hatcher

How much idiocy does it take to lose a million dollar copter? Download article as PDF »

Carolina Beach Rd Helicopter Crash Thursday March 13, 2008

Thursday, March 13, 2008
By George Hatcher

Thursday March 13, 2008-Pilot John C. Miller, 18 year veteran firefighter, died in a helicopter crash behind Strickland Surplus Inc. at 5915 Carolina Beach Road in North Carolina. Miller was a member of a water rescue and recovery team and captain of Station 5. He ran a business, Wilmington Helicopter Rental & Training, and... »

Copter Crash Construction Catastrophe

Tuesday, March 11, 2008
By George Hatcher

The question is should helicopters be used as aerial cranes in construction? Helicopters are prone to the vortex ring state (fatally settling into their own downwash), Low-G condition, Dynamic rollover and tail rotor failure, ground resonance, not to mention a serious state of vibration, (among other problems.) Using helicopters to carry loads connected to... »

Helicoptors: How long has this been going on?

Friday, March 7, 2008
By George Hatcher

I was looking at the news and noticed this: Paramedics die in AirCare helicopter crashThe National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of the crash, which may have occurred through negligent acts, i.e. failure to properly maintain the helicopter Have we always had so many helicopter crashes or are we just hearing about... »

Russia R-44 Helicopter Crash with 2 fatalities

Sunday, March 2, 2008
By George Hatcher
Russia R-44 Helicopter Crash with 2 fatalities

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographerSergey Ryabtsev What: Robinson R-44 II Where: Nizhnevartovsk, Russia When: March 2, 2008 Who: 2 Why: On March 2, 2008, about 1320, the Robinson R-44 II, impacted trees and terrain near Nizhnevartovsk, Russia. The pilot and the passenger were fatally injured. The flight was conducted... »

Russia: Fatal Robinson Crash

Sunday, March 2, 2008
By George Hatcher
Russia: Fatal Robinson Crash

Pictured: A Robinson R-44 Raven II Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact Photographer Vala What: Robinson R-44 II Where: Nizhnevartovsk, Russia. When: March 2, 2008 Who: pilot and the passenger Why: The helicopter was destroyed when it impacted trees and terrain– a swampy forest area in a nose down, right roll... »

Ciudad: Bell Helicopter Crash kills pilot

Saturday, May 12, 2007
By George Hatcher
Ciudad: Bell Helicopter Crash kills pilot

Pictured: a Bell 47G Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Jonathan Parra What: single-engine Bell 47G helicopter en route from Brownsville Texas to Ciudad Victoria, Mexico Where: Ciudad Victoria, Mexico When: May 12, 2007 12:35 central daylight time Who: Commercial pilot Why: Single-engine Bell 47G helicopter collided with the terrain... »

Double Helicopter Crash on Kauai

Tuesday, April 10, 2007
By George Hatcher

What: Heli-Usa helicopter Where: Kauai, Hawaii When: 03 10, 2007, 1:05 pm Who: four fatalities, 3 injuries Why: As a tour was ending, after experiencing hydraulic problems, a helicopter crashed at the the northwest end of Princeville airport a hundred yards from the terminal. A description of the wreckage indicated that the front of... »

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