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    Year 2019 accidents

    List of helicopter accidents

    Aerospatiale Alouette II 1
    Aerospatiale AS350 Ecureuil 7
    Agusta A109 1
    Agusta A109E Power 1
    AgustaWestland AW109 3
    AgustaWestland AW139 2
    AgustaWestland EH101 1
    Airbus Helicopters as350 7
    Airbus Helicopters Super Puma/Cougar 1
    Bell 204 1
    Bell 205 4
    Bell 206 23
    Bell 214 1
    Bell 222 2
    Bell 407 6
    Bell 412 2
    Bell 427 1
    Bell 505 Jet Ranger X 5
    Enstrom 280 1
    Enstrom 480 1
    Eurocopter AS350 Ecureuil 17
    Eurocopter AS355 Ecureuil 2 1
    Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin 2 1
    Eurocopter Bk117 1
    Eurocopter EC120 1
    Eurocopter EC135 2
    Eurocopter EC145 1
    Fuji UH-1H 1
    Guimbal Cabri G2 2
    Hughes 269 1
    Hughes 369 / 500 / H-6 1
    Kawasaki Heavy Industries bk117 1
    MBB Bo105 1
    McDonnell Douglas md500 2
    MD Helicopters MD500 3
    Mil Mi-24 Hind 1
    Mil Mi-8/17 Hip (2nd Gen) 3
    Mil Mi-8/17 Hip (3rd Gen) 2
    Robinson R22 1
    Robinson R44 11
    Robinson R66 3
    Rotorway exec 1
    Sikorsky S-61 H-3 1
    Sikorsky S-64 CH-54 1
    Sikorsky S-65 H-53 1
    Sikorsky S-70 H-60 1
    Soko Gazelle 1
    Westland Sioux 1

    2019 206a 269 CA C-GWML : w/o supporting tree planting project 48 nm N of Slave Lake, AB
    2019 206b-2 1482 N167AG : VFT Llc at Orlando, FL from Apr19; w/o 17oct19 hit powerlines during aerial application spray at New Salem, Union County, NC. 1 fatality
    2019 206b-2 1576 N88HC : w/o 11jan19 cropduster at Yuma, AZ
    2019 206b-2 1705 PT-HPG : Crashed on february 11, 2019 killing pilot and Journalist Ricardo Boechat. The helicopter collided with a truck on Rodoanel, in São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
    2019 206b-2 1813 US N49643 : w/o 04may19 spraying at Oxnard, Ventura County, CA.
    2019 206b-2 2066 N9956K : Aircraft Guaranty Corp Trustee at Onalaska, TX from Apr13; Telecable Central; w/o 5nm W Puerto Plata Airport, Dominican Republic. 3 fatalities including Heriberto Medrano
    2019 206b-3 2248 YVO124 : Policía del Municipio San Francisco, PoliSur; w/o 25apr19 at Maracaibo, Zulia. 2 fatalities including Guardia Nacional Bolivariana (GNB) General Alfonso Torres Paez
    2019 206b-3 2716 N19TV : w/o 09sep19 during agricultural aerial application impacted a truck and a trailer during an emergency autorotation NW of Walkerton, St. Joseph County, IN
    2019 206b-3 2838 AU VH-FHW : w/o 21may19 crashed in Kakadu National Park, NT
    2019 206b-3 2918 N206JH : w/o 26apr19 spraying near Oakridge, Lane County, OR
    2019 206b-3 2974 N158H : Orlando Aircraft Sales Llc at Orlando, FL from Apr19; w/o 23may19 during crop farm field east of County Highway 3, north of Pittsfield, Pike County, IL
    2019 206b-3 3470 N218GH : w/o hard landing at Gillespie Field Airport, San Diego County, CA
    2019 206b-3 4449 VE GNB-97111 : Guardia Nacional Bolivariana; w/o 05apr19 at Guárico
    2019 206b-3 4649 US N106PD : w/o hard landing at Blair Municipal Airport, NE
    2019 206l-3 51211 HK-3312 : Sociedad Aeronáutica de Santander (SASA); w/o 30apr19 at Sabanalarga, western Antioquia
    2019 206l-3 51213 MZ 81 : FAM; w/o 02aug19 at Muidumbe, Cabo Delgado
    2019 206l-3 51313 US N8227J : Helifleet 2013-01 Llc at Wilmington, DE from Sep13; Erickson; w/o Jackson County, Siskiyou Summit SE of Ashland, OR. 1 fatality
    2019 206l-3 51445 HK-4327 : Aerocharter Andina SAS (ACA), Colombia; w/o 12jan19 shot down whilst transporting money near Hacan
    2019 206l-3 51574 ZK-ILT : w/o 25jan19 hit high tension power Lines north of Taupō
    2019 206l-3 51587 DE D-HOTT : w/o mid air collision with Aeroprakt A22L Foxbat (EC-GU1 at Inca, Mallorca, Balearic Islands. 5+2 fatalities ; a German familty was in a scenic flight
    2019 206l-3 MX 1679 : FAM 2010; w/o 03oct19 at Tamazula de Gordiano. 1 fatality
    2019 206l-4 52493 US N26BB : w/o ditched on Hudson River at West 30th St Heliport, New York, NY
    2019 214B 28066 AU P2-MLJ : pilot survived and medevac by rescue helicopter
    2019 222 47081 N222ML : Grosso Aviation Llc at Montgomery, NY from Jul17; w/o 30mar19 force landing in field terrain near Youngblood Road, Bullville, NY
    2019 222ut 47549 ET ET-AVF : TNA / MIDROC Ethiopia Technology Group; w/o crashed into buildings shortly after takeoff newar Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa. 7 onboard safe
    2019 280fx 2145 PE EP-919 : Ejercito from Oct15, test serial N547DC; w/o 22jan19, 2 fatalities
    2019 369d 390464D N54528 : private; w/o 31aug19 at Snake River near Ten Mile Canyon, south of Lewiston, ID. no injured
    2019 407 53006 US N191SF : MedFlight released statement regarding accident
    2019 407 53027 N79LP : w/o 07dec19 went missing in route to offshore platform GOM Gulf of Mexico. 2 fatalities
    2019 407 53247 US N577AL : Bristow Us Llc from Feb98; w/o impacted a marsh about 5 nm E South Lafourche Leonard Miller Jr Airport, Galliano, Louisiana. 2 fatalities flight originated from Bristow US LLC Heliport (2LS0) 11:55 hs to offshore platform in Viosca Knoll (VK956), Gulf of Mexico 69 nm ESE Venice, LA
    2019 407 53320 BR PT-YZF : w/o 20aug19 crash landing at Eunápolis, Bahia, pictured
    2019 407 53438 US N663SF : w/o during landing at Headland Municipal Airport. 1 fatality
    2019 407 53793 VT-SVK : Aryan Aviation Pvt Ltd; w/o 23aug19 emergency landing in Lagwada, Tikochi area, near Arakot, Uttarkashi. 2 injured
    2019 412ep 36541 EG SU-CBX : w/o ditched in Mediterranean Sea, 65 miles N of Port Said City, Egypt during return from oil platform to El Jameel Airport. All on board recovered after liferaft dropped by AW139
    2019 412ep 36585 CO FAC0006 : w/o 25oct19 wreckage was found next day on Cerro Tablazo, near Subachoque. 6 fatalities
    2019 427 56066 PG P2-HSG : w/o 11aug19 ditched into the ocean near Buluma Beach, Kimbe, New Britain, PNG
    2019 480B-G 5244 CZ OK-CLV : DSA from Dec18, test serial N832EE; w/o 22mar19, near Slavoňov, Czech Rep. 2 fatalities
    2019 505 65032 JP JA184A : w/o hard landing during coast guard training at Sendai Airport
    2019 505 65037 KE 5Y-KDL : w/o 03mar19 at Labolo, Lake Turkana, Central Island National Park. 5 fatalities
    2019 505 65074 4L-ADJ : Adjara Group Company / Rooms Hotels, Georgia; w/o 06jun19 at Kazbegi, Mtskheta-Mtianeti region. 3 fatalities
    2019 505 65117 ZT-RDR : Kimfly Charters, South Africa, test serial C-FZHN; w/o in Kimberley. 4 onboard, no fatalities
    2019 505 65125 CH HB-ZWR : 60-year-old slightly injured in helicopter crash
    2019 a109c 7671 GR SX-HTO : helicopter wreckage recovered
    2019 a109e 11072 N200BK : FAA statement
    2019 a109luh 13656 ZA 4006 : w/o crashed after tech failure near R101 next to the Swartkop Golf Estate near Swartkop AFB Centurion, pictured
    2019 as350b 1238 JA9252 : w/o 29jul19 cropduster hit power lines in Kuchido, Chikusei city, Ibaraki Prefecture
    2019 as350b 1654 ZK-HEX : Reid Helicopters Nelson Ltd from Oct08; w/o 17feb19 during firefighting at Eves Valley, Nelson, Tasman
    2019 as350b 1707 DE D-HFTD : Heliseven; w/o 17may19 at Schneeberg, Austria
    2019 as350b 1832 I-BMBO : w/o 04dec19 rollover during training
    2019 as350b 1870 3X-AAE : w/o 06aug19 during training crashed into the sea off Kaloum, Conakry. 2 fatalities
    2019 as350b 2271 FR F-HDLC : w/o 26sep19 at Villers le Lac; heli crashed and not repaired
    2019 as350b1 2097 PT CS-HFT : w/o 05sep19 hit powerlines during firefighting under contract of AFOCELCA near Valongo. Pilot ( which also flew EH-101 in the air force) died
    2019 as350b2 2789 N350ST : Rota Aviation Consulting Llc at Gleenwood Springs, CO from Dec16; w/o 18feb19 at Glacier View, Alaska
    2019 as350b2 2946 US N346AE : w/o at Ponca City Regional Airport, OK
    2019 as350b2 3933 18306 : Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation Department; w/o at Nakhon Sawan Airport
    2019 as350b2 4115 NZ ZK-HPB : 09dec19 damaged by eruption on White island Whakaari volcano
    2019 as350b3 3462 EC HC-CKU : w/o 15sep19 near Cuambo, Imbabura Province. 2 fatalities
    2019 as350b3 3549 DE D-HAUE : w/o during take off at Pampilhosa da Serra Airfield (PT-0037), Coimbra, Portugal for firefighting. 6 on board, 1 minor injured. Suffered Ground Resonance ?
    2019 as350b3 3870 ZA ZS-RWX : w/o on its side crashed near Amanzimtoti
    2019 as350b3 4458 I-EDIC : GMH Helicopter Services; w/o collided in mid-air over the Rutor Glacier with Jodel D.140E Mousquetaire IV (F-PMGV) . 7 fatalities
    2019 as350b3 4755 US N818MC : w/o 27mar19 NE of Conroe, Montgomery County, TX. 1 fatality during firefighting under contract of USFS
    2019 as350b3 4811 D-HSIX : w/o 16may19 at Oberstdorf, Oberallgäu, Germany, video
    2019 as350b3 4847 F-GKMQ : Air Plus Hélicoptère / CDC Group; w/o 07jan19 during installation of telephone communication mast at Puylaurens, Tarn. 1 fatality
    2019 as350b3 7157 CL CC-AEM : w/o 25mar19 at Colliguay, Quilpué during power line work. 6 fatalities
    2019 as350b3e 7421 VH-SZS : Aeropower Holdings Pty Ltd at Rothwell, QLD from Dec18; w/o 20mar19 at Carrapateena Mine 66km E Woomera, SA. 1 fatality
    2019 as355f2 5524 JP JA6697 : TV Asahi, op by Toho Air Service; w/o emergency landing after engine failure at Aikawa town, Kanagawa prefecture, no injuries
    2019 as365n3 6730 HL9464 : crashed into pond at Hapcheon Dam, South Korea while maneuvering on a firefighting flight; all 3 occupants survived w/u specified injuries

    2019 aw109s 22075 US N11NM : North Memorial Health; w/o 01:00 local time night crashed on approach in foggy conditions at Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD), MN. 2 fatalities and third has been hospitalized
    2019 aw109sp 22374 MX 1909 : FAM CGTAP, test serial I-PTFP; damaged during take off at BAM-1 Santa Lucia, no injured
    2019 aw139 31112 N32CC : w/o 04jul19 crashed off Grand Cay, Abacos, Bahamas in route to Fort Lauderdale, Florida; 7 fataltiies including billionaire Chris Cline a mining entrepreneur, businessman, and philanthropist owner of Foresight Reserves Llc
    2019 aw139 31389 NG 5N-CML : w/o 02feb19 crashed and came to rest on its side near Kabba, Kogi State. Nigerian Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo was on board for election campaing. No injuries, pictured
    2019 bk117b-1 1108 NZ ZK-IMX : w/o night crashed at sea during medevac from a fishing vessel off Yule Island near Auckland Islands. Crew rescued after 15 missing hours by Otago ZK-HUP and ZK-IWG, pictured side down wreckage nearby the island
    2019 bk117c-1 7504 P2-TAH : Tribal Aurora Helicopters, Papua New Guinea Jul19, pictured (pic4); w/o went missing in route from Buka Island (BUA) to Rabaul-Tokua Airport (RAB). 2 on board, 1 fatality
    2019 105m 5048 ID PK-EAH : w/o 16mar19 crashed at Jayaratu Village, Sariwangi District, Tasikmalaya
    2019 Cabri G2 1170 F-HRCR : w/o 31jan19 at golf course Luberon, Pierrevert, pictured (pic2)
    2019 Cabri G2 1189 N572MD : Monumental Helicopters; w/o Chesapeake Bay off Kent Island, MD. 2 fatalities
    2019 ch-54a 64-015 US N173AC : Crew swam to shore and are OK.
    2019 EC120B 1208 OH-HJJ : Finland, private; w/o during take off at Oulu Airport
    2019 ec130b4 4080 AU VH-YHS : w/o 19jan19 crashed on a private property at Howqua, Victoria
    2019 ec135p2+ 1127 TT 9Y-IHL : w/o 15may19 during search for escaped prisoners at Windy Hill, Arouca, video
    2019 ec135t1 0114 DE 82+62 : w/o 01jul19 crash in field near Dehmkerbrock/Aerzen. 1 injured, 1 fatal
    2019 ec145 9056 FR F-ZBPZ : , pictured (pic1); w/o crashed in bad weather between the commune of Rove and Pennes-Mirabeau near Marseilles. 3 fatalities; take off from Marignane for a rescue mission
    2019 mk110 50039 IT MM81487 : w/o 06nov19 crashed Hard Landing during night training flight aboard the Horizon-class destroyer Caio Duilio (D554) on the Tyrrhenian Sea. pictured (pic2) (pic3) (pic4). 6 on board, no fatalities
    2019 162hdf 6844 F-PCOF : w/o wind at Vesoul-Frotey airfield (LFQW), Haute-Saône
    2019 gazelle 022 ZU-RZM : South Africa private; w/o at Rand Airport
    2019 h125 7824 NP 9N-ALC : w/o collided by Summit Air Let L-410UVP-E20 Turbolet during a takeoff at Lukla Airport. 1 pilot 2 on ground fatalities. Shree Airlines 9N-ALK was nearby
    2019 h125 7961 IN VT-HDX : w/o 21aug19 hit powerlines during Uttarkashi flood relief mission near Moldi, Uttarakhand. 3 fatalities
    2019 h125 8324 NP 9N-AMI : w/o 27feb19 crashed into a hill shortly after take-off near Pathibhara, Taplejung district, Nepal. 7 fatalities including Nepali Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari, the owner of Yeti Airlines & Air Dynasty and the Deputy Director-General of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal
    2019 h125 8721 NO LN-OFU : French Accident Bureau (BEA) investigators with Airbus and Safran advisors travelling to crash site
    2019 h130 7816 XA-VRG : Servicios Aéreos La Viña (SAV), Mexico; w/o 24jul19 in route from Morelia to Huetamo. 4 fatalities including Ministry of Public Security (Secretaría de Seguridad Pública, SSP) of Michoacán Martín Godoy Castro and the director of the State Popular Insurance (Seguro Popular estatal) Germán Ortega
    2019 h130 8311 KZ UP-EC038 : Sky Service; w/o 17jan19 at sanatorium in Almaty. 1 fatality
    2019 h130 8366 RP-C8098 : LGC Air Transport; w/o crashed into a fish pond at Barangay Anilao, Malolos City, Bulacan, Philippines. 3 fatalities
    2019 h225 2987 KR HL9619 : w/o ditched off Dokdo Island after taking off 11.30pm on rescue mission. 7 fatalities
    2019 hb350b2 3045 PT-YTJ : w/o 06may19 found crashed may 10th on banks of the Aripuanã river, Novo Aripuanã, Amazonas. 4 fatalities
    2019 hb350b3 7209 BR PP-MMG : w/o 24apr19 during training at Fazenda das Laje, Ribeirão das Neves, Minas Gerais. 5 on board injured
    2019 hb350ba 3062 BR PP-ECF : PMERJ /Fenix 08; w/o 14jan19 ditched on Guanabara bay, 1 fatality
    2019 md500e 0201E US N593C : w/o 16apr19 loss of engine power at Sacred Falls State Park, Hauʻula, Oahu, Hawaii
    2019 md500e 0315E 4X-BDJ : Aeropower, Israel; w/o 11mar19 during mounting electrical high-voltage pole near Mount Meron, video
    2019 MD530F 0163FF EC PN-120 : w/o 04mar19 at Parque Bicentenario, Quito
    2019 MD530F 0214FF AF 214 : Received heavy damage (likely from shelling on the ground) at an Afghan base in Daychopan, northwest of Zabul province
    2019 MD530F 0225FF AF 225 : w/o Feb19 pictured (pic2) circumstances unknown
    2019 mi-17 404M04 KE 5Y-SFA : w/o crash landed at Wilson airport, Kenya
    2019 mi-17-1v 646M07 UNO-562P : United Nations South Sudan UNMISS / UNISFA; w/o 15mar19 crashed shortly after take-off near Pagak town, Upper Nile State, northeast of South Sudan. 11 onboard, no fatalities. pictured
    2019 mi-17-1v 95882 MX AMHT-206 : reser ANX-2206; w/o 24may19 during firefighting at Jalpan de Serra, Queretaro. 6 fatalities
    2019 mi-171sh 171Sh00604105310U PE EP-664 : 17 May 2019, crashed near Coangos.
    2019 mi-24v CI TU-VHR : Cote d'Ivoire Air Force; w/o hit Mi-17 TU-VHM with rotor blades
    2019 mi-8amt 8AMT00643177660U RU RA-22720 : KrasAvia; w/o flight SSJ9663 to oil fields crashed on takeoff from Baykit Airport. 3 injured
    2019 oh-58a 41316 US N109PD : damaged tail-boom after hard landing NW North Omaha Airport, Omaha, pictured; not repaired, wfu
    2019 beta II 4282 VH-OHP : w/o emergency landing near Bobs Farm, Salt Ash NSW during a post-maintenance test flight. No fatalities
    2019 r44 2397 N772MG : Sarasota Helicopter Services; w/o 02jan19 off the coast of Anna Maria Island, FL
    2019 astro 0372 G-ODOC : private at Wien, Austria from Oct19; w/o 31dic19 approaching Punitz-Güssing airfield
    2019 Cadet 30058 US N4050X : Robinson Helicopter Co from Sep19; w/o landing at Carlsbad-McClellan-Palomar Airport, no injured
    2019 clipper 0926 N808NV : Novictor Helicopters; w/o tour helicopter impact road at Kawainui, Kailua, Oahu, HI. 3 fatalities
    2019 II 11907 DQ-HPT : Parker Equipment Hire Ltd; w/o 02aug19 crashed into Nateway Bay, off Korotasere, Fiji
    2019 II 12069 PR-APN : w/o 21aug19 crash into Lago das Brisas, Buriti Alegre, Goias. 3 fatalities
    2019 II 13028 PR-RMZ : Helicon Táxi Aéreo; w/o 01jan19 at Ubatuba, Sâo Paulo killing pedestrian on sidewalk; video
    2019 II 13053 LV-CKN : Helicopteros Mendoza; w/o 13feb19 loss of power while landing at Finca San Antonio, Tupungato, Mendoza , Argentina during tourism flight
    2019 II 14273 UR-KTB : Heliclub Ukraine Ltd; w/o 21oct19 near Tarasenkove, Poltava region. Pilot killed, former minister of agriculture and food of UkraineTaras Kutoviy (2016-2018)
    2019 raven 1147 HB-ZDW : w/o crashed on takeoff after engine failure at Beromünster airport
    2019 raven II 10691 BE OO-RFF : w/o 29dec19 at Torhout, 4 injured
    2019 r66 0142 C-GAUA : Helico Blais; w/o went missing after departing Sudbury. Found March 11. 2 fatalities
    2019 r66 0397 N766WC : Skyline Helicopters Llc at Salem, MO from Dec17; w/o 20apr19 spraying field at Madison County, IL
    2019 marine 0742 RA-07370 : w/o 22jul19 crashed into Mediterranean Sea near Gorgona' s Island, Livorno. 1 fatality
    2019 s-61a-4 61-783 MY M23-16 : pictured (pic2) over flying HMS Beaver
    2019 S-65C-3 65-399 IL 042 : CH-53 fleet grounded after accident
    2019 se3130 1778 HP-1601H : w/o 24apr19 Punta Mani, Panama
    2019 Sioux wa599 ZS-HGY : w/o 30jul19 Alldays, Limpopo, South Africa. 1 fatality
    2019 th-55a 96-0653 N653CH : w/o 26aug19 hard landing at Shamokin, PA
    2019 UH-1C 3112 N64RA : Iron Eagle Helicopter Inc at Missoula, MT from Nov18; w/o 08mar19 during logging at Olympic Peninsula, WA. 1 fatality, pilot and Iron Eagle Helicopter company owner
    2019 uh-1d 4204 VH-OXI : video by 7News Sydney TV coverage of the accident
    2019 uh-1d 4648 CR TI-AZM : w/o 18oct19 at Telire, Talamanca, Limón, pictured (pic2)
    2019 uh-1d 5144 VH-UVC : 06sep19 went missing at sea off Birubi Beach, Anna Bay in the Newcastle area, NSW Hunter Region; Police confirmed the tail rotor and the main airframe of the helicopter were spotted about 8 kilometres south of Fingal Bay; 5 fatalities
    2019 uh-1h HN FAH-951 : FAH, ex Taiwan 2015; w/o 11jun19 during an anti-drug opertation at Ahuas, La Mosquitia
    2019 UH-1J 1J63 JP 41863 : w/o pictured (pic2) hard landing during training simulated tail rotor failure at Tachikawa
    2019 uh-60a 70-1084 US N260MW : Aircraft Investment Holdings Llc at Enterprise, AL from Nov18; Arista Aviation Services; w/o 28feb19 crashed near Tullahoma, Moore County, TN en route to HeliExpo 2019, pictured
        135 C/N found.

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