WHO WE ARE
A team of U.S. government and U.S. industry leaders formed to address the factors affecting an unacceptable civil helicopter accident rate.
A civil helicopter community with zero accidents.
Establish partnerships with significant helicopter operations and encourage development and implementation of safety interventions by sharing lessons learned through accident analysis.
Zero Tolerance = Zero Accidents
Reduce the U.S helicopter fatal accident rate by 20% by the end of 2019 (20% by 2020).
Reverse any negative trend and improve safety culture in the helicopter industry.
Promote safety publications and toolkits to operators across the country for maximum awareness of the USHST message.
Charter for the United States Helicopter Safety Team.