The rotorcraft accidents and incidents listed below occurred from Nov. 1, 2021, to Jan. 31, 2022.

The accident details shown are preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. All information was obtained through the official websites included below, where you can learn more details about each event.

United StatesNational Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)

November 2021

Robinson R44

Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Nov. 8, 2021 | NTSB GAA22WA035
0 injuries, 0 fatalities | Private flight
No description available.

Bell OH-58A

Holtville, CA, USA
Nov. 9, 2021 | NTSB WPR22LA032
0 injuries, 0 fatalities | Flight type unknown
No description available.

Robinson R22 Beta

Freer, TX, USA
Nov. 10, 2021 | NTSB CEN22LA033
0 injuries, 0 fatalities | Flight type unknown
No description available.

Robinson R44 II

Fort Davis, TX, USA
Nov. 10, 2021 | NTSB CEN22LA034
0 injuries, 0 fatalities | Business flight
No description available.

Hughes 269C

Klinga, Germany
Nov. 14, 2021 | NTSB GAA22WA030
Injuries unknown, fatalities unknown | Flight type unknown
No description available.

Bell OH-58A

Molalla, OR, USA
Nov. 15, 2021 | NTSB WPR22LA034
0 injuries, 0 fatalities | External-load flight
Helicopter experienced power loss, and pilot jettisoned load and attempted autorotative landing, resulting in significant damage to the aircraft.

Robinson R22 Beta

Miamisburg, OH, USA
Nov. 19, 2021 | NTSB CEN22LA041
0 injuries, 0 fatalities | Instructional flight
No description available.

K COPTERS 47G-2

Lancaster, PA, USA
Nov. 20, 2021 | NTSB ERA22LA069
2 injuries, 0 fatalities | Instructional flight
No description available.

Leonardo AW169

Austin, TX, USA
Nov. 22, 2021 | NTSB CEN22LA057
0 injuries, 0 fatalities | Air taxi flight
No description available.

RotorWay Exec 162F

Scio, OR, USA
Nov. 22, 2021 | NTSB WPR22LA045
0 injuries, 0 fatalities | Personal flight
No description available.

Bell 206B

Perry, OK, USA
Nov. 28, 2021 | NTSB CEN22FA053
1 injury, 1 fatality | Personal flight
During low-altitude operation, helicopter impacted terrain for unknown reasons and was destroyed in ensuing post-impact fire.

December 2021

McDonnell Douglas 369E

St. Louis, MO, USA
Dec. 2, 2021 | NTSB CEN22LA063
0 injuries, 0 fatalities | Business flight
No description available.

Russell W Dyer Vortex

Lakeport, CA, USA
Dec. 2, 2021 | NTSB WPR22FA053
0 injuries, 1 fatality | Personal flight
Experimental, amateur-built gyrocopter impacted terrain for unknown reasons and was destroyed.

Robinson R22 Beta

Hachita, NM, USA
Dec. 3, 2021 | NTSB WPR22LA059
1 injury, 0 fatalities | Aerial observation flight
No description available.

CHR International Safari 400

McKinney, TX, USA
Dec. 9, 2021 | NTSB CEN22LA068
1 injury, 0 fatalities | Personal flight
No description available.

Robinson R66

Mrassu, Russia
Dec. 10, 2021 | NTSB GAA22WA043
0 injuries, 1 fatality | Flight type unknown
No description available.

Bell 206

Midrand, South Africa
Dec. 11, 2021 | NTSB GAA22WA044
0 injuries, 0 fatalities | Flight type unknown
No description available.

Schweizer 269C

Silesia, Poland
Dec. 11, 2021 | NTSB GAA22WA046
0 injuries, 0 fatalities | Flight type unknown
No description available.

Bell 429

New York, NY, USA
Dec. 13, 2021 | NTSB ERA22LA091
0 injuries, 0 fatalities | Public aircraft
No description available.

Bell 407

Bridgeport, TX, USA
Dec. 14, 2021 | NTSB CEN22LA078
0 injuries, 0 fatalities | Personal flight
No description available.

Bell 407

LaPlace, LA, USA
Dec. 14, 2021 | NTSB CEN22FA073
0 injuries, 1 fatality | Personal flight
Helicopter descended to 50 ft. agl over highway, struck a guy wire, impacted terrain, and was destroyed during post-impact fire. Marginal VFR and dense surface fog were reported near the accident site by rescue aircraft.

Hughes 269A

Crowley, TX, USA
Dec. 14, 2021 | NTSB CEN22LA077
0 injuries, 0 fatalities | Instructional flight
No description available.

Hughes 369D

Strawberry, AZ, USA
Dec. 21, 2021 | NTSB WPR22LA078
0 injuries, 0 fatalities | Aerial observation flight
No description available.

Robinson R44 II

Cosby, TN, USA
Dec. 29, 2021 | NTSB ERA22FA096
1 injury, 1 fatality | Personal flight
Helicopter impacted mountainous terrain for unknown reasons, destroying the aircraft. Witnesses indicated that foggy conditions were present near the accident site.

Bell 206B

Livingston, TX, USA
Dec. 30, 2021 | NTSB CEN22FA086
3 injuries, 1 fatality | Personal flight
While hovering at low altitude, helicopter impacted trees and terrain and was subsequently destroyed.

Robinson R44 II

Bronson, FL, USA
Dec. 30, 2021 | NTSB ERA22FA098
0 injuries, 4 fatalities | Personal flight
During nighttime flight, helicopter impacted terrain for unknown reasons and was destroyed in post-impact fire.

January 2022

Robinson R44

Puy-de-Dôme, France
Jan. 6, 2022 | NTSB GAA22WA069
0 injuries, 1 fatality | Flight type unknown
No description available.

Eurocopter EC135 P2+

Drexel Hill, PA, USA
Jan. 11, 2022 | NTSB ERA22FA105
1 injury, 0 fatalities | Air ambulance flight
Helicopter impacted terrain for unknown reasons.

Bell 407

Houma, LA, USA
Jan. 14, 2022 | FAA ASIAS
0 injuries, 2 fatalities | Offshore flight
Aircraft crashed into marshy area under unknown circumstances and was destroyed.

Bell 205A-1

El Cajon, CA, USA
Jan. 15, 2022 | NTSB ANC22LA014
0 injuries, 0 fatalities | Instructional flight
No description available.

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