Careflite Crash Kills Two

A Careflite Bell 222U crashed at approximately 2:15 p.m. today in Texas, near Midlothian. The aircraft came down at the intersection of Highway 67 and Wyatt Road due to unknown circumstances. The flight is being described as a maintenance flight with a pilot and mechanic as the sole occupants. Both lost their lives in the [...]

Care Flight Has Hard Landing In Reno, Nevada

N904CF, a Eurocopter AS350 B3 operated by the HEMS company Care Flight, suffered a hard landing in Reno on Sunday. A spokesperson for the company told Kolo 8 news that it “simply landed a little harder than usual.” He went on to say that the damage was minimal. The FAA preliminary report though had a [...]

Avera Careflight EC145 Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing

The Avera Careflight helicopter hit several ducks Tuesday night while on its way to Chamberlain to pick up a patient. One of the ducks came through the windshield. Equipped with NVGs, the pilots made an emergency landing in a field near the Canistota exit of Interstate 90. Avera operates a 2008 Eurocopter EC145 (BK117) with [...]

Tri-state CareFlight A119 Is Substantially Damaged In Hard Landing

According to a recent FAA incident report, an Agusta A119 with the tail number of N119AH experienced a hard landing which severed the tail boom. There were five on board including a patient but no injuries were reported. The patient was airlifted from the scene by another helicopter to finish the trip to a medical [...]