Robinson R44 Low-Impact Crashes Resulting in Post-Crash Fire

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The following, is a list of low-impact R44 crashes that have resulted in a post-crash fire. As of April 18, 2013, there have been 39 R44 crashes across the globe that fall within these parameters, according to research conducted by Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman. In all, 74 people have died and 15 people have been injured as a result of the post-crash fires. We believe that these crashes were survivable if not for the fire.

Total of 39 crashes | 74 fatalities | 15 injuries

Robinson R44 Crashes in America

April 3, 2013
Miami, Florida
2 fatal
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November 25, 2012

Corona, California
1 fatal
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September 18, 2012
Slaton, Texas
No injuries
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January 19, 2012
12 miles South of Centerville, Louisiana
2 fatal
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September 16, 2010
Mammoth, California
2 serious
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August 2, 2010
Blairsville, Georgia
2 fatal
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July 16, 2012
Salt Lake City, Utah
1 fatal, 3 serious
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July 5, 2010
Marion, Kentucky
1 fatal
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September 27, 2012
Mt. Charleston, Nevada
1 fatal
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July 23, 2009
Boonsboro, Maryland
4 fatal
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September 21, 2008
Kenosha, Wisconsin
2 fatal
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August 22, 2008
Iliamna, Alaska
No injury
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June 14, 2008
Missoula, Montana
2 injuries
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April 28, 2008
Bartlett, Texas
1 fatal, 1 injury
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January 22, 2008
Ochopee, Florida
2 fatal
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November 5, 2007
Jamestown, Tennessee
3 fatal
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August 2, 2007
Easton, Washington
4 fatal
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Lawsuit

March 27, 2007
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
2 fatal
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April 13, 2006
Fredericksburg, Texas
2 fatal, 2 serious
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February 7, 2006
Minden, Nevada
1 fatal
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February 6, 2006
Helena, Montana
1 fatal
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January 1, 2006
Grand Ridge, Florida
3 fatal
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May 28, 2005
Lucerne Valley, California
3 serious
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June 27, 2004
Barnesville, Georgia
3 fatal
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June 6, 2002
Near Galena, Alaska
No injuries
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May 11, 2001
Gorst, Washington
2 fatal
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December 4, 2000
Sandgap, Kentucky
3 fatal
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July 31, 1993
El Monte, California
3 fatal
NTSB Report

Robinson R44 Crashes Around the W orld

March 21, 2013
Bulli Tops, Australia
4 fatal
NTSB Report
ATSB Report

February 4, 2012
Near Nowra, Australia
2 fatal
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September 30, 2010
Maranhao, Brazil
1 fatal
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August 12, 2010

Milazzo, Salina Island, Italy
4 fatal
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July 16, 2010
Sao Paulo, Brazil
1 fatal, 1 injury
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May 17, 2010
Jael Subdivision Brgy Iyam
Lucena City, Philippines
4 fatal
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February 4, 2010
Restauracion, Dominican Republic
2 fatal
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September 19, 2004

Oban, Scotland
1 fatal, 1 serious
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November 8, 2003

Derby, Australia
4 fatal
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July 30, 2003

Hawick, Scotland
1 fatal
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April 19, 1998

Gumley, Leicestershire
4 fatal
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Last updated on April 18, 2013

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