Airbus Helicopters

Helicopter crash in French Alps: what we know so far

An Airbus EC135 helicopter crashed during rescue training in the French Alps, killing five people. The sole survivor, a pilot instructor, is in critical condition....


Airbus posts $2.2 billion net loss in H1, deliveries cut in half

Airbus reported a $1.9 billion loss for the second quarter of 2020, as the manufacturer announced it slowed down production by 40% due to the impact of Covid-19 on air transport....


Dutch Navy helicopter crashes in Caribbean Sea, two killed

An NH90 helicopter stationed on the Royal Netherlands Navy HNLMS Groningen patrol vessel crashed into the sea near the island of Aruba. The pilot and the tactical coordinator were killed. Two other crew members were rescued....


French army helicopter crash kills two soldiers, injures five

An Airbus AS532 Cougar helicopter of the French army crashed in the Pyrenees with seven soldiers on board. Two were killed, the other five were injured....


Three French rescuers killed in helicopter crash

Three rescuers were killed in the crash of a Civil Security helicopter near Marseille, France, as they were on their way to assist victims of a flood....


French helicopter collision in Mali: what we know so far

While engaged in a combat operation in Mali, a Cougar transport helicopter and a Tiger attack helicopter from the French Army Light Aviation collided mid-air, killing thirteen soldiers. Two days later, details regarding the circumstances of the accident are starting to emerge....


Airbus issues safety bulletin for three helicopter types

Following the crash of a helicopter that killed six people at the end of August in Norway, Airbus Helicopters issued an emergency alert service bulletin for an immediate visual inspection of recently delivered aircraft. This is the second safety bulletin issued by the helicopter manufacturer in a month....


German armed forces EC-135 helicopter crashes during training

An EC-135 helicopter belonging to the Bundeswehr, the German armed forces, crashed near Hameln, Lower Saxony, on July 1, 2019. One of the two crew members died, making it the second deadly crash for the German military in less than a week....


Airbus H160M “Guépard” to enter service two years early

Ahead of the Paris Air Show, a life-size mockup of Airbus Helicopters military version of the H160 was revealed by the French Ministry of Armed Forces, which expects the helicopter to enter service two years earlier than expected....


Eight more H225Ms for the Indonesian Air Force

Airbus Helicopters are celebrating after winning an order for eight additional super 11-tonne H225M’s from the Indonesian Ministry of Defence.The H225M is a member of the multi-role Super Puma famil...