At around 4:30 a.m. this morning, a 1978 Bell 206 operated by Air Evac Lifeteam crashed around 80 miles north of Little Rock, Arkansas. The crew were flying to pick up a patient that was injured in a traffic accident when something went wrong. They were flying VFR at the time and were equipped with [...]
At around 10 a.m. this morning, a helicopter crashed near downtown Kamiah in Idaho. The sequence of events according to a witness are as follows: He was out on his deck when he saw the aircraft flying at about 1,000 AGL in an easterly direction. It then entered a hover followed by sliding backwards and [...]
Bell 210 autos. Am I the only one that likes to watch some full down autos to cure boredom?
At least three cars were damaged yesterday by a $100,000 infrared camera that fell off a Ohio police helicopter. The incident occurred around noon on Wednesday at 1600 Watermark Drive in Columbus. A witness said they saw the camera “flopping” around before it came off, heavily damaging one car and doing minor damage to the [...]
A caution light coming on prompted the pilot of a Schweizer 269C-1 to land unexpectedly on the median of the Beachline in Florida earlier today. No injuries were reported in the incident and a mechanic was on the way to check out the aircraft. It isn’t clear what warning light came on which means it [...]
A joint-military investigation into the mid-air collision that killed nine people last October has put a lot of focus on the Navy air traffic controllers based in Coronado. The original story from VTOLblog can be read here: <link> The investigation has ultimately concluded that no misconduct had occurred and like many of these incidents, it [...]