Survivability / Ditching

Drift into Danger: AW109SP Night HLS Accident

Posted by on May 7, 2024 in Accidents & Incidents, Airfields / Heliports / Helidecks, Business Aviation, Helicopters, Human Factors / Performance, Regulation, Safety Culture, Safety Management, Survivability / Ditching

Drift into Danger: AW109SP Night HLS Accident (G-RAYN, North Wales) On 1 November 2022, a Leonardo AW109SP, G-RAYN, struck trees and crashed during a nighttime departure from an unlit landing site, in a field...

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Night Offshore Helicopter Approach Water Impact

Posted by on Feb 18, 2024 in Accidents & Incidents, Crises / Emergency Response / SAR, Design & Certification, Helicopters, Human Factors / Performance, Offshore, Oil & Gas / IOGP / Energy, Regulation, Safety Culture, Safety Management, Special Mission Aircraft, Survivability / Ditching

Night Offshore Helicopter Approach Water Impact (Bond Offshore Helicopters EC225 G-REDU, BP ETAP CNS) On 18 February 2009 Airbus EC225 G-REDU of Bond Offshore Helicopters impacted the sea during a night...

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Multi-Tasking Managers & Deficient Operational Control: Low Viz AS350B3 Take-Off Accident

Posted by on Dec 23, 2023 in Accidents & Incidents, Helicopters, Human Factors / Performance, Maintenance / Continuing Airworthiness / CAMOs, Regulation, Safety Culture, Safety Management, Survivability / Ditching

Multi-Tasking Managers & Deficient Operational Control: Low Viz Take-Off Accident (Midtnorsk Helikopterservice AS350B3 LN-OBP, Norway) On 1 November 2022 Airbus AS350B3 LN-OBP of Midtnorsk...

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