Helicopter Incidents

Sikorsky S92 tail rotor hits platform utility on Approach to Oil Rig, video

On April 15, a Sikorsky S92 helicopter made contact with the topsides of the Sevan Brasil SS86 drilling rig during a landing approach. The pilot managed to make a controlled emergency landing despite damage to the [...]

Tour helicopter R44 makes emergency auto-rotation landing in Orlando

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A tour helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing Thursday morning in a grassy median near the heart of Orlando’s tourism corridor, the Orlando Fire Department said. The incident was reported [...]

Helicopter forced to land in Hamilton County after hitting bird

A Life Flight medical helicopter made an emergency landing north of Stratford shortly after 2 a.m. today after notifying the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office of a problem. The crew members stated that they had struck a [...]

Black Hawk helicopter makes emergency landing in west Stark

Some rural residents in western Stark County got a surprise visit Thursday afternoon, as a U.S. military aircraft landed in a farm field. An Ohio National Guard Black Hawk helicopter flying from Akron/Canton Airport to Columbus [...]

Cougar Helicopters flight 441 made an emergency landing at St. John’s airport

Cougar Helicopters flight 441 made an emergency landing at St. John’s airport this afternoon around 3:30. Details on the nature of the emergency are unknown as of this time, however there are unconfirmed reports of issues [...]

North Star Air BT-67 cargo plane makes emergency landing in Pickle Lake

PICKLE LAKE — A North Star Air BT-67 cargo aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing at the Pickle Lake airport on Friday. Ontario Provincial Police officers were called to the airport at 12:20 p.m. [...]

Eagle helicopter makes emergency landing due to ‘unusual vibrations’

The police Eagle helicopter made an emergency landing in a suburban Auckland park after crew felt “unusual vibrations” on Friday afternoon. Crew landed the chopper in Riversdale Reserve, Avondale “as per their emergency procedures”, Police Inspector [...]

Experimental Helicopter Crashes While Trying to Land At Mt. Airy Airport

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. – A small experimental aircraft crashed at Mt. Airy Airport Sunday afternoon, according to the Surry County EMS director. John Shelton, Director of Surry County EMS, says the small helicopter crashed while the [...]

AH-64 Apache helicopter makes emergency landing in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — An Apache helicopter made an emergency landing in a rice paddy south of Seoul on Wednesday evening as a precaution, after the pilot detected smoke in the cockpit. No injuries or damages [...]

Helicopter makes emergency landing in Kishoreganj, windshield broke

Photo: The helicopter is seen with its broken cockpit windshield following an emergency landing in Bajitpur upazila of Kishoreganj on February 27 A private helicopter carrying six passengers made an emergency landing in Bajitpur upazila of [...]

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