Survivability / Ditching

Tail Rotor Pitch Control Loss During Hoisting

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in Accidents & Incidents, Crises / Emergency Response / SAR, Design & Certification, Helicopters, Human Factors / Performance, Maintenance / Continuing Airworthiness / CAMOs, Offshore, Safety Management, Special Mission Aircraft, Survivability / Ditching

Tail Rotor Pitch Control Loss During Hoisting The Aviation Safety Council (ASC) of Taiwan has issued its investigation report (in Chinese apart from an Executive Summary) into a fatal Survivable Water Impact...

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EC130B4 Loss of Control on Take-Off in Dubai

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 in Accidents & Incidents, Airfields / Heliports / Helidecks, Design & Certification, FDM / Data Recorders, Helicopters, Human Factors / Performance, Regulation, Safety Management, Survivability / Ditching

EC130B4 Loss of Control on Take-Off in Dubai On 22 January 2014, Airbus Helicopters EC130B4 helicopter A6-DYR of Helidubai crashed after suffering a loss of control departing the heliport at the Atlantis Palm...

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Safety Lessons from a Fatal Helicopter Bird Strike

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017 in Accidents & Incidents, Design & Certification, Helicopters, Maintenance / Continuing Airworthiness / CAMOs, Offshore, Oil & Gas / IOGP / Energy, Regulation, Safety Management, Survivability / Ditching

Safety Lessons from a Fatal Helicopter Bird  Strike We look at a fatal accident that happened on 4 January 2009 that highlights a range of certification, modification, crew alerting, training and emergency...

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