This article is a list of accidents and incidents involving helicopters and which are notable enough to have an article on Wikipedia. It is grouped by the years in which the accidents and incidents occurred.
11 December - UnknownN, ABC News, flying over Sydney Harbour
22 May – Sikorsky S-61L N303Y, operating Los Angeles Airways Flight 841, suffers a mechanical failure in flight which allows the rotor blades to collide with the aircraft's fuselage. It crashes at Paramount, California, killing all 23 people on board.
18 June – Bell 206 N6TC of Helitech collides with Grand Canyon Airlines Flight 6 in mid-air over the Grand Canyon in Arizona, United States. All five people on board are killed, as are all twenty people on board the de Havilland Twin Otter that it collided with.
22 October – An Enstrom F-28 of Spectrum Helicopters suffers a mechanical failure and crashed into the Hudson River on the west side of New York City, killing WNBC (AM) traffic reporter Jane Dornacker.
27 june - A Yugoslav Mi-8 was shot down by the Slovenian Territorial Defence while transporting bread. Later it turned out the pilot was actually a member of the territorial defence. This put then defence minister Janez Janša in a bad light. All 3 people aboard the helicopter died on impact.
23 August – A CHC Eurocopter AS332 Super Puma Mk 2 crashed into the sea 2 nm from Sumburgh in the Shetland Islands, Scotland while en route from Borgsten Dolphin oil platform. The accident killed four of the passengers; 12 other passengers and two crew were rescued.
8 September – A Schweizer 269C carrying country music star Troy Gentry crashed near Medford, NJ killing Gentry and the pilot. The singer was scheduled to perform a concert that evening at the Flying W Airport near the scene of the crash.
26 January – A Sikorsky S-76 helicopter carrying retired basketball player Kobe Bryant, along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria "Gigi" Bryant, crashed outside of Calabasas, California killing all nine on board. The victims, three of whom were players, were headed to a basketball tournament at the Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks. The other victims were baseball coach John Altobelli, his wife Keri, and their daughter Alyssa, 13; mother and daughter Sarah and Payton Chester, 45 and 13 respectively; Mamba Academy basketball coach Christina Mauser; and pilot Ara Zobayan.