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MBB/Kawasaki BK 117
  Silhouette image of generic model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different   MBB/Kawasaki BK 117
 
 First flight: 1979
 2 Turboprop engines
119 occurrences in the ASN safety database
97 fatalities
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acc. date type reg. operator fat. location   dmg    
23 Aug 1985 MBB BK 117A-1 D-HMUZ ADAC Luftrettung 0 NWK Sanderbusch w/o
9 Sep 1985 MBB BK 117A-1 N117SR Wackenhut Services (WSI) 0 Aiken, SC sub
8 Jul 1987 MBB BK 117A-3 N160BK Rocky Mountain Helicopters 0 Cupertino, CA min contains link to final investigation report
15 Jan 1988 Kawasaki BK 117A-4 VH-PHF New South Wales Police 0 Sydney beach, NSW sub
12 Jul 1988 MBB Bk 117A-1 N135CP Colgate Palmolive 0 Manhattan, NY min contains link to final investigation report
11 Jan 1989 MBB BK 117A-3 HB-XNX Bellefonte Services AG 2 Romanshorn, Bodensee w/o contains link to final investigation report
28 Jan 1989 MBB BK 117A-3 C-GIRB Ontario Air Ambulance 0 Toronto-Buttonville (YKZ), ON w/o
13 Feb 1989 MBB BK 117A-1 N7025L US Jet dba Flight for Life 3 Tyler, TX w/o
26 Mar 1989 MBB BK 117A-3 N39187 Dare County 2 Coinjock, NC w/o
9 Apr 1989 MBB BK 117A-4 N120HH Memorial Hermann Hospital System 0 Houston, TX w/o
30 Jan 1990 MBB BK 117A-1 N117M Omni Flight Helicopters, Inc. 0 Janesville, WI sub contains link to final investigation report
28 Jul 1990 MBB BK 117A-4 D-HBWF Polizei Baden-Württemberg 0 Speyer Airport w/o
27 Sep 1990 Kawasaki BK 117B-1 JA6605 Hankyu Airlines Co 10 Hyuga, Miyazaki w/o
26 Jan 1991 MBB BK 117B-1 N891GM Keystone Helicopter Corporatio 4 North Mountain, Sonestown, PA w/o contains link to final investigation report
9 Feb 1991 MBB BK 117A-3 ZS-HSE South African Police Service (SAPS) 2 45 km NW of Mokopane, Limpopo w/o
26 Apr 1991 MBB BK 117B-1 H-31 Fuerza Aerea de Chile (FACh) 4 El Volcán, Cajón del Maipo w/o
7 Aug 1991 MBB BK 117A-3 EC-EFC Helicsa 0 Parauta, Málaga w/o
3 Sep 1991 MBB BK 117A-3 EC-EEH Helicsa 2 Algeciras, Cádiz w/o
unk. date 1991 MBB BK 117B-1 90.. Iraqi Air Force 0 w/o
20 Jun 1992 MBB BK 117A-3 N117HH Rocky Mountain Helicopters 1 Middletown, CT w/o contains link to final investigation report
8 Oct 1992 MBB BK 117B-1 S-717 Sharjah Police w/o
25 May 1993 MBB BK 117A-4 N401PH Petroleum Helicopters, Inc. 0 Lafayette, LA sub contains link to final investigation report
10 Apr 1996 MBB BK 117B-1 HU.22-05 Guardia Civil 1 off Gibraltar w/o
9 Aug 1996 Kawasaki BK 117B-1 B-AKRO Provincial Fire Office 7 Mt Chiri, Kyongsang province w/o
14 Aug 1996 MBB BK 117C-1 D-HECO Aeroveneta 0 near Bolzano w/o
15 Apr 1997 MBB BK 117B-2 N909CP Colgate Palmolive Company 1 New York, NY w/o contains link to final investigation report
30 Apr 1997 MBB BK 117A-1 N122LF Keystone Helicopters 0 Kane, PA sub contains link to final investigation report
28 Aug 1998 MBB BK 117A-4 N230H St. Louis Helicopters 0 Topeka, KS sub contains link to final investigation report
18 Nov 1998 MBB BK 117B-2 XA-THL Transportes Aéreos Pegaso 9+13 Campeche Sound, near Ciudad del Carmen w/o
10 Feb 1999 MBB BK 117B-2 0 Otterstedt unk
13 Feb 1999 MBB BK 117B-1 N220HH Hermann Hospital Life Flight 0 Hockley, TX sub contains link to final investigation report
11 Apr 1999 MBB BK 117A-3 N163BK Rocky Mountain Holdings LLC 0 Sarasota, FL sub contains link to final investigation report
21 Apr 1999 Kawasaki BK 117B-1 B-55502 Daily Air Corporation 3 5 km SSE of Keelung w/o contains link to final investigation report
17 Jul 1999 MBB BK 117B-2 N110HH Hermann Memorial Hospital Systems 3 Fresno, TX w/o contains link to final investigation report
4 Sep 1999 MBB BK 117C-1 0 Reinfeld unk
2 Nov 1999 MBB BK 117A-3 384 South African Air Force (SAAF) 0 Rhodes district, Eastern Cape sub
25 Apr 2000 MBB BK 117A-3 N428MB Rocky Mountain Helicopters 3 near St. Petersburg , FL w/o contains link to final investigation report
6 May 2000 MBB BK 117A-4 N911NC Petroleum Helicopters (PHI) 0 Cincinnati, OH sub
16 Jul 2000 Mbb BK-117-A3 N312LS Omniflight Helicopters, Inc. 0 ALLEN, Texas sub contains link to final investigation report
27 Jul 2000 MBB BK 117C-1 D-HBKA Aeroveneta 0 Canto Alto (Bergamo) sub contains link to final investigation report
28 Jun 2001 MBB BK 117B-1 PNP-121 Peruvian National Police (PNP) 3 near Moquegua w/o
20 Jul 2001 MBB BK 117C-1 N313LS Lifestar 0 near Decatur, TX sub contains link to final investigation report
10 Jan 2002 Kawasaki BK 117B-2 JA6715 New Japan Helicopter Co. 0 near Aki-gun Misato village, Mie w/o
18 Jan 2002 MBB BK 117A-3 N626MB CJ Systems Aviation Group Inc 2 University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH w/o contains link to final investigation report
9 Feb 2002 MBB BK 117B-2 D-HSSS Deutsche Rettungsflugwacht (DRF) 0 Zell, near Cham sub
11 Apr 2002 MBB BK 117C-1 PT-YSP Aeromil Táxi Aéreo 0 São Paulo, SP w/o contains link to final investigation report
26 Aug 2002 MBB BK-117 A4 N528SF Rocky Mountain Helicopters 0 Bradenton, FL min contains link to final investigation report
26 Dec 2002 Mbb BK 117 A-4 N951AM Rocky Mountain Holdings 0 Albany, New York sub contains link to final investigation report
14 Jan 2003 Kawasaki BK 117B-2 ZK-III Life Flight Trust 0 Tauherenikau, Tararua Range sub contains link to final investigation report
1 Feb 2003 MBB BK 117A-3 383 South African Air Force (SAAF) 0 Joopsberg, Ladysmith w/o
20 Aug 2003 MBB BK 117A-4 389 South African Air Force (SAAF) 0 within Zambia w/o
29 Nov 2003 Mbb BK 117 B-2 N440HH Memorial Hermann Hospital System, Inc. 0 Conroe, Texas sub contains link to final investigation report
16 Dec 2003 MBB BK 117A-3 N911WJ C J Systems Aviation Group 0 Okeechobee, FL sub contains link to final investigation report
9 Jan 2004 MBB BK 117B-1 PNP-119 Peruvian Nacional Police (PNP) 2 near Buenavista Baja, Lurín w/o
unk. date 2004 MBB BK 117C-1 XA-UBP Transportes Aéreos Pegaso unk
14 Jul 2005 MBB BK 117 B-2 N440HH Memorial Hermann Hospital Systems 0 Houston, Texas sub contains link to final investigation report
14 Aug 2005 MBB BK 117B-1 N117US CJ Systems Aviation Group 0 Jacksonville, FL sub contains link to final investigation report
17 Aug 2005 MBB BK 117C-1 D-HDSR Helitalia Team 0 Gombio (RE) sub contains link to final investigation report
28 Sep 2005 MBB BK 117B-2 D-HBBB Deutsche Rettungsflugwacht (DRF) 4 3 km ESE of Weilheim a.d.Teck w/o contains link to final investigation report
7 Dec 2005 Kawasaki BK 117B-1 VH-IME 0 28km W Cessnock non
14 Dec 2005 MBB BK 117B-2 D-HIMU Deutsche Rettungsflugwacht (DRF) 0 Obertraubling w/o
22 Jun 2006 MBB BK 117A-3 N913EF CJ Systems Aviation Group 0 Ponce de Leon, FL sub contains link to final investigation report
12 Jul 2006 Kawasaki BK 117B-1 9N-AEL Karnali Air Service 0 unk
20 Feb 2007 MBB BK 117A-3 ZS-HSD Gauteng Police Provincial Office (Johannesburg CBD) contains link to final investigation report
9 Mar 2007 MBB BK 117C-1 XA-AEU Teléfonos de México 0 Mexico City w/o
29 May 2007 MBB BK 117C-1 SX-HFD Fire Service 0 Lousios River min
9 Aug 2007 Mbb BK-117A-4 N171MU Omniflight Helicopters Inc. 0 Ridgeville, South Carolina sub contains link to final investigation report
20 Aug 2007 MBB BK117 C-1 N911RR Aerocare 0 Slaton, Texas sub contains link to final investigation report
3 Dec 2007 MBB BK 117C-1 N141LG Evergreen Helicopters of Alaska, Inc. 4 3 mi E of Whittier, AK sub contains link to final investigation report
21 Apr 2008 MBB BK 117C-1 XA-UEU Transportes Aéreos Pegaso/Conafor 0 Tuxtla Gutiérres, Chiapas sub
24 May 2008 Kawasaki BK 117B-1 B-77008 Sunrise Airlines 0 Kinmen-Shangyi Airport sub
22 May 2009 MBB BK 117B-2 D-HUUU Deutsche Rettungsflugwacht (DRF) 0 Stuttgart-Echterdingen (EDDS) w/o
10 Jul 2009 Kawasaki BK 117B-1 B-77088 Sunrise Airlines 2 1 mi S off Kinmen (KNH/RCBS) w/o
24 May 2010 MBB Bk 117 C-2 HB-ZRE Himmelried, SO unk contains link to final investigation report
23 Jul 2010 MBB BK 117B-1 ZS-HMY South African Police Service (SAPS) 7 7 km from Witbank, Mpumalanga w/o
4 Dec 2010 Eurocopter MBB-BK 117 C-1 N271NE Era Med LLC 0 Boston, Massachusetts min contains link to final investigation report
1 Jan 2011 Eurocopter Deutschland Gmbh MBB-BK 117 C-2 N145SM Omniflight Helicopters, Inc. 0 Albert Lea, Minnesota sub contains link to final investigation report
11 Mar 2011 Kawasaki BK 117C-2 JA612M Miyagi Prefecture 0 Sendai Airport (SDJ/RJSS) w/o
11 Mar 2011 Kawasaki BK 117B-2 JA9926 Tohoku Air Service (TAS) 0 Sendai Airport (SDJ/RJSS) w/o
22 May 2011 MBB BK 117B-2 N550SL Air Methods Inc 0 Joplin, MO sub
13 Nov 2011 MBB/Kawasaki BK 117B-2 N330SL Air Methods Corp 0 Carbondale, Illinois sub contains link to final investigation report
17 May 2012 Eurocopter BK 117A-4 C-FIOM Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society 0 Winnipeg (J.A. Richardson International Airport) (CYWG) sub
7 Sep 2012 Kawasaki BK.117 0 Princess Alexandra Hospital (HLS), W M 7Km, QLD non
10 Dec 2012 MBB BK 117A-3 N911BK Air Methods Corporation 3 near Rochelle, IL sub contains link to final investigation report
15 Feb 2013 Eurocopter MBB-BK117 B-2 VH-VSA 0 Port Pirie Aerodrome, SSE M 28Km, SA min
3 Apr 2013 Kawasaki BK 117-850D2 ZK-IBK Skyline Aviation 0 Wellington Hospital, Wellington 1 sub
9 Jul 2013 MBB BK 117A-4 HK-4866 Sociedad Aérea de Ibagué - SADI 5 near San Pablo, Norte de Santander w/o contains link to final investigation report
28 Sep 2013 MBB BK-117 0 Gelberg non
16 Oct 2013 Kawasaki BK 117B-1 B-77009 Sunrise Airlines 3 Jade Mountain w/o contains link to final investigation report
28 Feb 2014 MBB BK 117C-1 D-HDRJ Deutsche Rettungsflugwacht (DRF) 3 about 3 NM north of Prerow w/o contains link to final investigation report
4 May 2014 MBB BK 117A-4 N504TJ Mercy Flight Inc 0 Baseball field in Boston, NY sub contains link to final investigation report
5 May 2014 Kawasaki BK 117B-2 ZK-HJC Garden City Helicopters 0 near Springston, Canterbury min contains link to final investigation report
18 Aug 2014 MBB BK 117C-1 I-AICO INAER Aviation Italia 0 Gadertal Valley / Val Badia, South Tyrol sub
27 Dec 2014 MBB BK 117B-2 C-20 Prefectura Aerea de Carabineros de Chile 0 Quidico min
5 Mar 2015 MBB BK 117B-2 D-HDDD DRF Luftrettung 0+1 Klinikum Stuttgart non contains link to final investigation report
4 May 2015 MBB BK 117A-3 ZS-HSD South African Police Services 0 Grand Central Airport in Midrand sub
20 Jul 2015 Eurocopter MBB-BK 117 B-2 D-HAID DRF Luftrettung 0 Mannheim City Airport (MHG/EDFM) min
8 Aug 2016 Kawasaki BK 117C-2 JA6917 Aero Asahi Corporation (AKF) 0 Hirasawa, Hadano city, Kanagawa prefecture sub contains link to final investigation report
21 Oct 2016 MBB-Kawasaki BK117 C-2 VH-SYB CHC Australia 0 near Crookwell, NSW non
21 Oct 2016 MBB-Kawasaki BK117 C-2 VH-SYB CHC Australia 0 near Crookwell, NSW non

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