Schweizer

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... »

Bangalore Helicopter Dodges Wires and Crowded City to Land on Rooftop

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
By George Hatcher
Bangalore Helicopter Dodges Wires and Crowded City to Land on Rooftop

What: HAL Rotary Wing Academy Schweizer 269C (300C) Where: Byapanahalli area, northeast Bangalore, India When: April 12, 2012, 4:30 pm Who: 2 aboard, 0 fatalities Why: After a two hour ten minute flight, the helicopter on a training flight developed engine failure, dodged high-tension wires and other buildings to land on a Bangalore roof.... »

RSS Plane Crash News

Blogroll

  • Air Consumer.gov
  • AirCrashConsultants
  • Airfleets
  • Airliners.net
  • AOPA
  • Bird Strike Database
  • Bird Strike Database Query
  • EASA
  • FAA
  • Find A Pilot
  • Frixo
  • IATA
  • International Civil Aviation Organization
  • Montreal Convention MC99 English
  • Nasa
  • NOAA
  • NTSB
  • RITA
  • U.S. Office of Special Counsel
March 2017
M T W T F S S
« Feb    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
  • #Aviationsafety Chopper crash b River Thames near The Warren, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire. 2 injured.… https://t.co/YOgrSIufqP
    about 19 mins ago
  • #Aviationsafety Shelter Charter Services Cessna crashes house 25 miles shy of destination Atlanta-Fulton Airport.… https://t.co/oAw0qCovH1
    about 26 mins ago
  • #Aviationsafety Small plane impacts terrain west-southwest of Will Rogers World Airport. One fatality. Grass fire.… https://t.co/3GMzFlB5Xb
    about 31 mins ago
  • #Aviationsafety Cabin fumes in British Airways B787. England-UAE flight diverts to Frankfurt. Replacement jet provided.
    about 42 mins ago
  • #Aviationsafety Bird strike of Arabia A320 after takeoff at Kathmandu, Mar 24. Passengers provided accommodations.
    about 44 mins ago