KSFO Coast Guard helicopter crash (29 Jun 2015)

A Coast Guard helicopter conducting a test flight crash-landed on an airfield at the San Francisco International Airport, according to Coast Guard officials. Two pilots suffered minor injuries.

The rescue helicopter, a MH-65 Dolphin, made a hard landing around 2:50 p.m. Monday as a pilot and a flight mechanic were engaged in a routine maintenance test flight, officials said. The helicopter crashed when pilots lost control as they went to hover to land. The helicopter landed on its side.

Have a listed to the recording of this incident and hear how it was handled and communicated. Have you ever been involved with an incident similar to this – if so, how did you react and communicate?

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