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Sep
15
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: ROCKFORD, IL

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AIRCRAFT HAD AN UNSUCCESSFUL MAST MOMENT DURING LANDING AT HOSPITAL RESULTING IN A BROKEN LEFT WINDSHIELD AND DENTED MAIN ROTOR, ROCKFORD, IL.

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Tags: FAA Report IL. ROCKFORD
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Aug
30
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: HOUSTON, TX

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AIRCRAFT PRACTICING AUTO-ROTATIONS, LOST CONTROL RESULTING IN THE MAIN ROTOR BLADES CUTTING OFF TAIL BOOM, HOUSTON, TX

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Tags: FAA Report Houston
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Aug
17
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: MILLVILLE, MN

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AIRCRAFT STRUCK POWERLINES AND CRASHED IN A FIELD, MILLVILLE, MN.

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Tags: FAA Report MILLVILLE MN
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Nov
11
2021

NTSB Final Report: Wichita Falls, Texas

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The pilot reported that the purpose of the flight was to practice emergency procedures with a certified flight instructor (CFI). After completing four uneventful autorotations, they climbed the helicopter to an altitude of about 1,500 mean sea level and turned onto the final approach leg of the traffic pattern to conduct a ‘hydraulics off’ approach. Once established on final approach, the CFI reached down to turn off the hydraulic switch, and the engine lost complete power. The pilot immediately gave the flight controls to the CFI, and he prepared for an autorotation in a nearby field. During the descent, the helicopter impacted powerlines before it landed hard. The main rotor blade severed the tailboom, and the helicopter spun before it came to rest on its side.

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Tags: FAA Report Texas Wichita Falls
Categories: Press Releases