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    Year 2013 accidents

    List of helicopter accidents

    Aerospatiale AS332 Super Puma 1
    Aerospatiale AS350 Ecureuil 4
    Agusta A109E Power 1
    Bell 204 1
    Bell 205 4
    Bell 206 26
    Bell 212 5
    Bell 407 5
    Bell 412 2
    Bell V-22 Osprey 2
    Boeing-Vertol 107M H-46 Sea Knight 3
    Boeing-Vertol 234 1
    Dornier UH-1D 1
    Enstrom 280 1
    Enstrom f-28 1
    Eurocopter AS350 Ecureuil 16
    Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin 2 1
    Eurocopter EC120 4
    Eurocopter EC135 2
    Eurocopter Super Puma/Cougar 1
    Eurocopter Tiger / Tigre 1
    F+W Emmen SA316B Alouette III 1
    Hiller 360 1
    Hughes 369 / 500 / H-6 3
    Kawasaki Heavy Industries bk117 1
    MBB Bk117 1
    MBB Bo105 3
    McDonnell Douglas md500 2
    MD Helicopters MD500 1
    Mil Mi-8 Hip (1st Gen) 1
    Mil Mi-8/17 Hip (2nd Gen) 2
    Mil Mi-8/17 Hip (3rd Gen) 2
    Robinson R22 5
    Robinson R44 13
    Robinson R66 3
    Schweizer 269C / 300 1
    Sikorsky S-61 H-3 1
    Sikorsky S-64 CH-54 1
    Sikorsky S-70 H-60 5
    Sikorsky S-76 4
    Sikorsky S-80 H-53E 1
    Westland Sea King 1

    2013 206a 509 PT-HCH : Bell 206A, cn509, ff:?; del Brazil as PT-HCH, 1970; conv Bell 206B-2, unk; dbr & w/o when aircraft made ​​an emergency landing in a farm in the municipality of Icém in São Paulo, shortly after takeoff, 07Jul13.
    2013 206b-2 1322 N59518 : Crossbow Helicopters; w/o 10feb13 03:40am impact terrain during filming of a reality TV show at Polsa Rosa Ranch, Acton, CA. 3 fatalities
    2013 206b-2 1342 CA C-FZWB : Aurora Helicopters from Jul05; Wood Buffalo Helicopters; w/o 29may13 collided with terrain 75nm N Fort McMurrray, AB. 2 fatalities; Jul13, canc
    2013 206b-2 1399 BR PT-HTU : eyewitness crash at Praça da Bíblia 04oct13 around 1 PM
    2013 206b-2 1519 N828AC : w/o 02jan13 at Spangler Road, Delano, CA during low level frost control flight over a vineyard. 1 fatality
    2013 206b-2 1624 PK-DAL : Ambulance; w/o 30dec13 crashed at Hospital Efarina Etaham, Berastagi, Karo, North Sumatra. 1 fatality
    2013 206b-2 2088 N16673 : w/o 28oct13 crash into South Umpqua River, Days Creek, Oregon
    2013 206b-3 3087 G-BPWI : Ridgway Aviation Ltd; w/o 04oct13 Upper Edgbold, near Shrewsbury, Shropshire; canc
    2013 206b-3 3118 N207JA : Club de Golf Las Lomas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico; w/o 07jun13 crash at golf complex. 4 fatalities includiing politician Juan Ignacio Torres Landa
    2013 206b-3 3369 N20620 : El Aero Services Inc at Elko, NV; w/o 18feb13 struck power line 30 miles east of Eureka during agricultural work. 1 fatality
    2013 206b-3 3591 AU VH ZMN : w/o 19jan13 crashed during traffic accident filming at Baskerville, north-east of Perth
    2013 206b-3 4002 ZS-HSR : w/o 23mar13 at Pietermaritzburg, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
    2013 206b-3 4061 N407FK : Wilbur-Ellis Co; w/o 24jun13 Royal City, WA
    2013 206b-3 4271 VH-SMI : Cape York Helicopters; w/o 31jul13 7km NE Horn Island, Queensland
    2013 206b-3 4661 PR-JBN : w/o 21jan13 Crashed over house at Jaragua, north of Sao Paulo. 1 fatality
    2013 206l-1 45356 CC-CNB : Helifire Chile; w/o 30oct13 hit powerlines during aerial fumigation flight at Santa Rosa de Catemu, San Felipe. 1 fatality
    2013 206l-1 45507 US N114AE : w/o on repositioning flight near Paces Creek Elementary School, Machester, KY on route to Manchester, KY. 3 fatalities
    2013 206l-1 45681 US N2018R : AZDPS; w/o 28aug13 force landing Tonto National Forest,
    2013 206l-1 45693 AU VH-VDZ : Vichea Helicopters Pty Nov02-Feb06; Choppair Helicopters Pty from Feb06; w/o 02nov13 at Olympic Park, Melbourne. Apparently hired by another helicopter service to cover the heavy workload during the Melbourne Cup Week.
    2013 206l-3 51371 AR LQ-RCB : San Juan Province; w/o 01feb13 at Gendarmeria post Las Frias (approx 80m WSW SANU, 12400 ft) Calingasta, San Juan
    2013 206l-3 51466 US N54LP : Panther Helicopters from Nov04; w/o 09oct13 crash in the Gulf of Mexico. 1 fatality
    2013 206l-4 52134 CO PNC-0924 : Policia d/d as PNC-124, Bell serial N2123P; w/o 23dec13 exploded by FARC Frente 36 with remote land mine
    2013 206l-4 BD S3-BMK : Bangladesh Army Aviation; w/o 02jul13 Dhamrai area
    2013 212 30524 BR PR-HRZ : HRT Participações em Petróleo SA (HRT Oil and Gas, HRT O&G); w/o 14jun13 at Tefé, 522km Manaus. 2 fatalities
    2013 212 30689 ES EC-IFA : Generalitat Valenciana, op by INAER; w/o 20dec13 crash into trees in Chera, Valencia during ferry flight from albacete to Castillon due engine fire. Destroyed.
    2013 212 30758 CA C-GAHZ : Helicopter Transport Services from Apr11; w/o 12may13 near Dewar Lakes, NU while working for Dept of National Defence
    2013 212 31149 : May18 for sale as IFR Offshore helicopter unserviceable and is a great Teardown Candidate
    2013 234ER MJ-016 EC HC-CEN : ICARO, lsd again
    2013 280fx 2039 SP-GMB : Poland from 2006; w/o 12oct13 Wolica Kozia. 2 fatalities
    2013 300c RA-2097G : w/o 06dec13 at Rostov Oblast, Russia. 2 fatalities
    2013 369d 30-0700D C-FYAP : Bighorn Helicopters at Cranbrook, BC from Dec12; w/o 05jun13 crash after contact tower during powerlines working
    2013 369hs 114-0671S N471M : w/o 02mar13 crash on fishing boat off Majuro, Marshall Islands. One fatality
    2013 407 53282 N937GR : Grj Flying Service Llc at Wilmington, DE from Aug10; Two Bears Aviation; w/o 25apr13 Mount Aenaes, Jewel Basin, Montana
    2013 407 53319 US N53LP : Panther Helicopters at Belle Chasse, LA from May05; w/o 13aug13 ditched near Oil Rig Trinity V Gulf of Mexico, a/c recovered subst damaged
    2013 407 53735 AR LQ-BHT : Provincia de San Juan; w/o 11oct13 hit power cables at Valle Fertil while carrying Governor Jose Luis Gioja. 1 fatality
    2013 407 53959 N445MT : Bell serial N4618C; Mercy Medical Center, Iowa HEMS; w/o 02jan13 north of Ventura, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. 3 fatalities
    2013 407 54074 KE 5Y-RDU : 30apr14 grounded at APTC, Embakasi, Kenya
    2013 412 33001 VH-EMZ : date unk, Movie Set on the Gold Coast Filming San Andreas
    2013 412sp 33183 BR PT-HUW : w/o 27mar13 ditched at sea near oil platform P-7, Bacia de Campos, Macae, RJ. 3 onboard safe
    2013 a109e 11017 UK G-CRST : Written off completely destroyed in crash. Hit crane, exploded on ground impact. 3 people were killed.
    2013 as332L1 2265 DE D-HEGB : w/o 21mar13 at Olympic Stadium Berlin during training exercise
    2013 as332l2 2582 UK G-WNSB : w/o ditched in North Sea 2nm W off Sumburgh, Shetland Isles, on route from Borgsten Dolphin rig. 4 (from 18) fatalities
    2013 as350b 1429 VH-HRQ : Helicopter Resources Pty at Tyabb, Vic from Dec05; chartered by the Australian Antarctic Division; w/o crash 150nm Davis station, David Plateau Skiway, Antarctica
    2013 as350b 1612 NP 9N-AEX : w/o caught fire after it hit the wire fence of the Lukla airport
    2013 as350b1 1950 CH HB-XSO : Heli-TV SA; w/o 29jun13 crashed near Lodrino, Swiss. 4 fatalities
    2013 as350b2 2974 US N190EH : ERA; w/o 18aug13 stuck powerlines near Healy, Alaska
    2013 as350b2 3865 US N917EM : EagleMed; w/o 22feb13 crashed near a nursing home in Oklahoma City. 2 of 3 killed
    2013 as350b2 7427 US N935EM : EagleMed, test serial N542AE; w/o after takeoff at choctaw Indian Hospital Heliport. 1 fatality
    2013 as350b2 9057 NZ ZK-IMJ : The Helicopter Line, NZ; w/o 28oct13 crash into parked helicopter at Tyndall Glacier
    2013 as350b2 RA-04060 : w/o 09dec13 near Uzhur, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia
    2013 as350b3 3401 US N353HW : Hospital Wing, Memphis Medical Center, TN, test serial N437AE; w/o 22oct13 ambulance crashed near Fayette Academy, Somerville, TN. 3 fatalities
    2013 as350b3 3611 US N911AA : Alaska DPS, State Troopers from Dec02; w/o crash 4m E of Talkeetna. 3 fatalities
    2013 as350b3 3828 FR F-GKMP : SAF, ex F-WQDQ; w/o during training at Massif du Grand-Arc
    2013 as350b3 3899 NP I-VIEW : Fishtail Air from Apr13; w/o 19jun13 crash at Muchu village, 235km NW Kathmandu. 1 fatality
    2013 as350b3 4249 LN-OVO : Fonnafly AS, Norway from Nov08; w/o 27apr13 crash during Roldal Freeride Challenge at the Røldal Ski Center in Hordaland, Norway
    2013 as350b3 4265 CH HB-ZJO : Heli-TV from Aug07; w/o 18sep12 at Valle di Lodano. 1 fatality; canc Jan13
    2013 as350b3e 7281 CH HB-ZMO : Swiss Helicopter from Jul12; w/o 01jul13 crashed on hillside near Kröntenhütte, Urner Alps. 4 fatalities
    2013 as350b3e 7319 N353DL : reg Apr12; w/o 24mar13 during load lifting operations 12m from Stevens Village, Alaska
    2013 as350b3e 7347 CH HB-ZLN : Heli-Linth d/d May12; w/o 21dec13 crashed during landing at Elm, Glarus. No fatalities
    2013 as350b3e 7646 F-HTOM : Heli-Max; w/o 12nov13 crashed during maintenance operations on a chairlift at ski resort of Serre Chevalier, Saint-Chaffrey (Hautes-Alpes). 2 fatalities
    2013 bk117a4 7125 HK-4866 : Sociedad Aerea De Ibague Ltda, Colombia; w/o 09jul13 hit powerlines at Teorama during a pipeline repair for Petronorte. 5 fatalities
    2013 bk117b-1 1059 TW B-77009 : Taiwan Sunrise Airlines, conv to 117B-2 type; w/o 16oct13 crash 500 meters E of the Central Weather Bureau observation station Jade Mountain. 3 fatalities
    2013 105cbs-2 S-616 VE CPNB-8302 : Policia Nacional Bolivariana, Venezuela; w/o 23may13 crashed in western Caracas during an attempted rescue of two kidnapped engineers. 5 fatalities
    2013 105cbs-2 S-727 CA C-GCFU : w/o 09sep13 asg icebreaker Amundsen crashed at night in the McClure Strait, 600km W Resolute. 3 fatalities
    2013 105m 5018 RP-C3699 : Aviation Enterprises; w/o 24nov13 ditch on Manila Bay near North Harbor, Philippines during Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts after engine failure. 2 onboard rescued by US Marines.
    2013 ch-135 32034 CO EJC-4214 : w/o 16oct13 crashed at Maicao in La Guajira Department, near Venezuela border presumably due strong winds. no fatalities
    2013 CH-46D 2275 US 153377 : w/o 20feb13 hard landing / crash/ burned in Thailand during Cobra Gold 2013 asg HMM-262/ 31st MEU. Minor injuries
    2013 CH-46D 2390 US 154039 : w/o HMM-268 FOD during training at Twentynine Palms

    2013 CH-46F 2512 US 156442 : w/o HMM-262 Phitsanulok shore, Gulf of Thailand
    2013 ch-53e 65-496 US 162484 : w/o 16apr13 HMM-262 hard landing/roll over
    2013 ch-54a 64-050 KR HL9467 : w/o 09may13 impacted water near Imha Dam, Andong, North Gyeongsang during firefighting. 2 fatalities
    2013 EC120B 1183 PT CS-HEX : Energias de Portugal op by Heliportugal; w/o 18dec13 hit powerlines at Monchique. 1 fatality
    2013 EC120B 1341 RA-04049 : from Aug12; w/o 21jul13 at Kola Peninsula, near Murmansk. 3 fatalities
    2013 EC120B 1592 OM-ECI : w/o 03mar13 struck wire and fell into river at Horni Cepen, Slovak Republic. One fatality
    2013 EC120B 1593 HB-ZIX : w/o 26sep13 blades hit building on takeoff at Schwyz
    2013 ec135p1 0013 US N911KB : Life Air Rescue, op by Metro Aviation; w/o 09nov13 near Downtown airport, Shreveport, Louisiana
    2013 ec135t2+ 0546 UK G-SPAO : w/o 22:25 impacted the Clutha Vaults Pub in central Glasgow which has approximately 120 people inside due to a live show at the time of the crash. 3 (+ 6 on the ground) fatalities. 14 seriously injured of which one subsequently died on Dec.12
    2013 ec155b 6601 DE D-HLTM : w/o 21mar13 at Olympic Stadium Berlin during training exercise. Pilot killed
    2013 f-28a 303 N287Q : w/o 26jul13 Danbury, TX
    2013 hb350b 1640 PP-EIH : w/o 02may13 crash after main rotor blades struck treetops during training at firing range at Caju, port area of Rio de Janeiro. 5 injured
    2013 hb350b2 2871 PT-HZQ : w/o during training at Ilhéus, Bahia. Apparently tail rotor problem
    2013 hh-60g 70-1656 US 91-26354 : w/o 05aug13 crashed in Okinawa, 33 RQS /ZZ
    2013 md500e 0434E US N1608D : Dept of Justice, DEA; w/o 29jul13 hit wires (?) near Evanston, Breathitt County, Eastern Kentucky
    2013 md500e 0535E US N62PJ : Dept of Justice Mar01; w/o 12aug13 engine failure; canc Nov13
    2013 MD530F 0182FF AF 182 :
    2013 mh-60s US 167837 : USN; HSC-12 /NE-3; w/o crashed near the Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan
    2013 mh-60s US 167895 : w/o asg HSC-6, crashed onto flight deck of DDG on Red Sea
    2013 mi-17-1v 170M04 CO EJC-3378 : w/o 25feb13 crash at San Juan de Sumapaz due due to high winds
    2013 mi-171e 171E00064402407U CO HK-4770 : Helistar; w/o 07oct13 landed in a mine field at Orito, Putumayo
    2013 mi-8amt 8AMT00643083910U UNO-893 : United Nations; 09mar13 w/o RA-22472 Utair flying for UN in Congo. Unfortunately no survivors.
    2013 mi-8mtv-1 95640 NP 9N-ADM : w/o 29sep13 Zalengei helipad, Darfur, Sudan
    2013 mi-8ps 108 33 OB-1916-P : Helicopteros del Pacifico (HeliPac), Peru; w/o 07abr13 serving Perenco Peru crash at Loreto region in route from Iquitos to Block67 an oil rich jungle area. 13 fatalities
    2013 mv-22b D0100 US 166735 : w/o 21jun13 VMM-365 burned after landing at Dare County (North Carolina) target shore
    2013 mv-22b D0191 US 168241 : w/o 26aug13 VMM-163 hard landing while executing reduced visibility landing practice at Indian Springs
    2013 OH-23B 359 N9041U : UH-12B type; w/o 26jan13 crash west of Adams Ranch, FL (see here)
    2013 oh-58a 40494 N911RN : Arrow Falcon Exporters OH-58A+ type; Morris Equipment at Yuma, AZ from Oct08; w/o 04may13 crash during crop-dusting duties
    2013 oh-58a 41217 N911PT : w/o 08jan13 impacted terrain during agricultural spraying/crop-dusting near Highway 41 and Harlan Avenue east of Riverdale, CA, no fatal
    2013 oh-58a 42003 N337PW : Feb15 being sold as salvage on GSA auction website
    2013 oh-6a 0757 N910WC : Smr Venture Llc at Wilmington, DE from Nov11; w/o 26mar13 crashed into pond during agricultural work. 1 fatality
    2013 beta 2448 F-GPKA : Aero Service Littoral; w/o 26oct13 at Torreilles, Pyrénées Orientales, southern France
    2013 beta II 3135 VH-HVW : reg Jan01; Astaline Pty from May05; w/o 01sep13 crash on Lake Nash Station, NT near the Queensland border
    2013 beta II 3383 G-EROM : w/o during solo training flight at Redhill Aerodrome
    2013 beta II 3586 ZA ZS-RTV : Starlite; w/o 29oct13 crashed near Herolds Bay
    2013 beta II 3676 N712U : Tumbleweed Leasing Co at Park City, UT; Op by Upper Limit Aviation; w/o 08jul13 crashed during training at Tibble Fork Reservoir area, American Fork Canyon, Utah
    2013 r44 1610 N3101H : Bravo Helicopters at Miami, FL; w/o 03apr13 crash in a parking lot 2m E of Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport
    2013 astro 0567 F-GPJG : w/o 20dec13 crash into Dordogne River, Gironde. 4 fatalities, including Lam Kok head of the Hong Kong-based Brilliant group while surveying his new vineyard
    2013 clipper 2009 BE OO-PIV : Paramount Helicopters; w/o 23apr13 at Geel
    2013 II 11349 N569BC : Lucas Oil at Corona, CA from Apr11; w/o 24may13 3m Cross Timbers, Missouri. 2 fatalities
    2013 II 13184 ZS-HLS : Lion Sands; w/o 23apr13 at Schoemanskloof valley, Mpumalanga, South Africa. 4 fatalities
    2013 news 0517 N7187B : Amw Aerospace Llc at Ogden, UT from Jan11; w/o 28jun13 crash during training 1m N of Beaver Dam, UT
    2013 police 12471 RP RP-2045 : R44 Raven II Police; Philippine National Police, test serial N4287X; w/o 19jun13 during aerial marijuana eradication survey at Tinglayan in Kalinga province; was based at Kalinga provincial police office in Tabuk City
    2013 raven 1445 VH-HWQ : w/o 21mar13 collided with terrain during landing at a function centre at Bulli Tops, New South Wales. Aircraft was hired by private pilot. 4 fatalities
    2013 raven II 10472 C-GOCM : Gemini Helicopters at Grande Prairie, Alberta; w/o 28jan13, 1 fatality
    2013 raven II 10481 N25WH : w/o 27jul13 Thompson Falls, MT. 1 fatality
    2013 raven II 12317 DE D-HOMI : w/o 19nov13 Near Neuhausen/Eck. 2 fatalities
    2013 raven II 12507 SP-WNP : w/o 13sep13 near Wygonin, Poland. 3 fatalities
    2013 raven II 12844 ZP-HAH : w/o 02feb13 crashed near Puerto Antequera, northern Paraguay when decided to fly in night and bad weather. 3 fatalities including retired general and presidential candidate Lino Oviedo
    2013 r66 0078 ZK-IHU : w/o 09mar13 Crashed at Oamaru Valley, near Taupo, New Zealand. One fatality
    2013 r66 0195 PR-MXM : Resort PortoBello Nov12; w/o 20nov13 ditched off Guaiba Island, Mangaratiba, RJ. 1 fatality
    2013 r66 0409 N646AG : w/o 27jul13 8m Skyhaven airport, Tunkhannock, PA. 5 fatalities
    2013 s-61a-4 61-781 : airframe sold off for scrap
    2013 s-76a 760055 CA C-GIMY : Ornge; w/o impacted terrain shortly after takeoff from Moosonee, Ontario. 4 fatalities
    2013 s-76a 760369 US N574EH : w/o crash on maintenance test flight, 5m SE of Lake Charles airport, Louisiana. 3 Fatalities
    2013 s-76c 760398 MY 9M-STE : w/o 12dec13 ditched in sea due bad weather off Bintulu coast, Malaysia on route to oil rig. No fatalities, a/c sank
    2013 s-76c 760650 KR HL9294 : LG Electronics South Korea Oct07; w/o 16nov13 collided with 38-story residential apartment in foggy weather in Gangnam, Seoul. 2 fatalities
    2013 sa316b 1536 F-GPGM : w/o 01mar13 hit trees and crashed into a lake at Chattonay. One fatality
    2013 hc.4 wa 955 UK ZE428 : Pilot LT Pete straker flying at the time
    2013 uht 1027 DE 74+27 : HEER 1027/UHT27; w/o 05mar13 KHR36
    2013 UH-1B 554 N204UH : Umatilla Lift Services; w/o 16sep13 during logging operations near Idanha, SE of Salem, Oregon. 1 fatality
    2013 UH-1D 8336 DE D-HAQO : Aug11 pictured (pic5) at Oldenburg during the München 72 - Das Attentat movie representing D-HAQO at Fürstenfeldbruck. Aircraft destroyed. On background is UH-1D D-HATO
    2013 uh-1d 5111 US N775AR : Billings Flying Service at Billings, MT from Jun08; w/o 16jul13 crash near Dove Creek, Colorado during seismograpic survey operations. 1 fatality
    2013 uh-1h 12228 RP 940 : 6 Dec 2013 crashed in Philippines
    2013 uh-1h 13814 N22490 : w/o 21sep13 Black Canyon City, AZ. 2 fatalities
    2013 uh-1h CO FAC4505 : FAC d/d 2002, BuNo unk; w/o 29oct13 heavy landing and post fire during training at meseta de Tolemaida. No fatalities
    2013 uh-60l CO EJC-2154 : w/o 24feb13 crashed and exploded at Vistahermosa, Meta in fight against FARC. 4 fatalities
    2013 uh-60l MX PF-106 : Policia Federal Mexico XC-AT?; w/o 19sep13 at Guerrero during Manoel storm relief operations. 3 crew + 2 red cross rescuers killed
        136 C/N found.

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