Stories tagged: helicopter crash
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 6:29 p.m.
Troy Gentry of country duo Montgomery Gentry dies in crash
Duo last performed in the Spokane area in August 2014 with a headlinging set at the Festival at Sandpoint.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
4 killed in medical helicopter crash in North Carolina
BELVIDERE, N.C. – The North Carolina Highway Patrol says four people have been killed in the crash of a medical helicopter. Patrol spokesman Master Trooper Christopher Knox said the Duke …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Funeral held for Virginia trooper killed in helicopter crash
Mourners have gathered for the funeral of a Virginia state trooper who died in the fatal crash of a helicopter that had been monitoring a violent, white nationalist protest in …
Mon., April 17, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
Army helicopter crashes into Maryland golf course
An Army helicopter with three crew members on board went down on a Maryland golf course Monday, authorities and witnesses said. One person said he saw the chopper “spinning” before …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 7:17 a.m.
6 die in helicopter crash in central Italy
A helicopter ferrying an injured skier off the slopes crashed Tuesday into a mountainside in central Italy, killing all six people aboard in the latest tragedy to hit a region …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 7:19 p.m.
2 bodies pulled from sunken helicopter at Los Angeles harbor
Two bodies were pulled Thursday from the sunken wreckage of a helicopter that crashed inside the Port of Los Angeles breakwater, authorities said.
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 11:10 a.m.
Seattle news helicopter crash likely caused by loss of hydraulic boost, NTSB says
Federal investigators say a 2014 Seattle news helicopter crash that killed two men on board was likely caused by a loss of hydraulic boost to both the tail rotor and …
Tue., July 5, 2016, 12:10 p.m.
Turkish helicopter carrying military personnel crashes; 7 dead
A helicopter carrying military personnel and their family members has crashed in Turkey’s Black Sea region on Tuesday, killing seven people on board, an official said. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 12:50 p.m.
Colombian army says 17 dead in military helicopter crash
The Colombian army says 17 people were killed aboard a military helicopter when it plunged to the ground.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 2:51 p.m.
Fatal helicopter crash in Norway caused by technical failure
Norwegian investigators say last week’s helicopter accident in western Norway that killed 13 people was caused by technical failure and not human error.
Thu., Nov. 6, 2014, 8:14 p.m.
National Guard helicopter crashes near Boise
The Boise fire chief says a National Guard helicopter has crashed and emergency crews have responded.
Sat., March 22, 2014, 12:40 p.m.
Preliminary report released on Seattle news helicopter crash
SEATTLE (AP) — Video shows that a news helicopter that went down in Seattle and killed two people this week began rotating at takeoff before it pitched forward in a …
Wed., March 19, 2014
KOMO helicopter crash similar to 1985 KREM accident
Tuesday morning’s fatal helicopter crash in Seattle bore many similarities to a wreck that killed a TV photographer and contracted pilot during Bloomsday 1985. Gary Brown, a KREM-TV photographer, and …
Thu., Jan. 9, 2014, 7:19 a.m.
Priest River airman among four killed in helicopter crash
Police say the bodies of four U.S. Air Force crew members, including two from the Northwest, have been recovered from the site of a helicopter crash in eastern England. Capt. …
Mon., June 24, 2013, 3:17 p.m.
Pilot injured in Grant County helicopter crash
A man was injured this morning after a helicopter he was piloting crashed into a cherry orchard in Grant County.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2011, 7:29 a.m.
Four die in crash of Lewis-McChord helicopters
Two Army helicopters crashed Monday night at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in an accident that killed four soldiers, a military spokesman said late Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 19, 2011, 5:40 p.m.
Two killed in helicopter crash at Camp Pendleton
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — A helicopter that went down during a training exercise at Southern California’s Camp Pendleton killed two Marines and set off a fast-moving brush fire on …
Wed., Sept. 1, 2010, 8:17 a.m.
Co-workers, family remember helicopter crash victims
Devastated co-workers of two Idaho Department of Fish and Game fisheries biologists killed in a helicopter crash Tuesday remember them as dedicated, passionate about their jobs and fun to be …
Tue., Aug. 31, 2010, 11 a.m.
Biologists, pilot killed in Kamiah helicopter crash
A helicopter chartered by the Idaho Fish and Game Department agency plunged into a travel trailer and crashed today on a downtown street in the small town of Kamiah, killing …
Fri., July 9, 2010
Copter crash victims identified
SEATTLE – The Coast Guard has identified the four crewmen of the helicopter that crashed off the Washington coast, killing three. The survivor of Wednesday’s crash is 29-year-old Lt. Lance …
Thu., July 8, 2010, 12:49 p.m.
Coast Guard IDs crew of Washington copter crash
The Coast Guard has identified the four crewmen of the helicopter that crashed Wednesday off the Washington coast, killing three.
Thu., July 8, 2010
Helicopter crash kills three people
SEATTLE – A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crashed a few hundred yards off the coast of Washington state on Wednesday, killing three of four crew members on board. Rear Adm. …
Wed., July 7, 2010, 11:50 a.m.
Coast Guard: 3 dead after copter crash off Wash.
A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crashed a few hundred yards off the coast of Washington state on Wednesday, killing three of four crew members on board.
Wed., June 16, 2010
Helicopter broke apart, report says
The National Transportation Safety Board released its preliminary findings into the investigation of a helicopter that crashed into a Spokane Valley neighborhood this month, killing a student pilot. According to …
Sat., June 5, 2010
Helicopter crash, fires keep firefighters busy
Several house fires and a helicopter crash marked a busy two weeks for the Spokane Valley Fire Department. A small helicopter crashed into a backyard near Felts Field on Wednesday …
Fri., June 4, 2010
Probe begins in helicopter crash
Federal investigators scoured the scene Thursday of a fatal helicopter crash in a backyard in Spokane Valley. Peter N. Hecker, 29, a computer technician employed by the Idaho Department of …
Thu., June 3, 2010, 7:12 p.m.
Crash victim remembered as ‘excellent pilot’
A student helicopter pilot who died in a crash Wednesday near Felts Field has been identified as Peter N. Hecker, 29.
Thu., June 3, 2010
Student pilot dies when copter goes down in yard
A student helicopter pilot is dead after the craft he was piloting crashed Wednesday in a residential neighborhood just east of Felts Field. The small helicopter owned by the Inland …
Wed., June 2, 2010, 7:45 p.m.
Witnesses say helicopter suffered mechanical failure
A student helicopter pilot is dead after the craft he was piloting crashed Wednesday in a residential neighborhood just east of Felts Field.
Sat., Jan. 9, 2010
Three hurt in wildlife study copter crash
Two Idaho state biologists and a private pilot were injured Friday when the helicopter they were in crashed in a remote forested area in the vicinity of the Clearwater River …