Stories tagged: helicopter crash
Wed., March 21, 2018, 8:01 p.m.
2 US tourists die in helicopter crash on Great Barrier Reef
A helicopter carrying American tourists crashed at a coral-viewing site on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, killing two and injuring two others, police said.
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 4:02 p.m.
Pentagon: No survivors in American helicopter crash in Iraq
All seven service members aboard a U.S. helicopter that crashed in Iraq were killed, the Pentagon said Friday in a written statement.
UPDATED: Tue., March 13, 2018, 6:22 p.m.
Feds probing NYC helicopter crash examine passenger restraints
Investigators recovered a flight data recorder and a GoPro camera Tuesday as they tried to determine the cause of a deadly helicopter crash in the East River and figure out …
Sun., March 11, 2018, 9:58 p.m.
2 killed, 3 critically injured in NYC helicopter crash
A helicopter crashed into New York City’s East River Sunday night and flipped upside down in the water, killing two of the six people aboard and leaving three others in …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
13 killed in helicopter crash after Mexican quake
A military helicopter carrying officials who were assessing damage from a powerful earthquake flipped as it was attempting to land in southern Mexico, crashing on top of people who had …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
3 dead, 4 rescued after Grand Canyon helicopter crash
Four survivors of a deadly tour helicopter crash onto the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon were being treated at a Nevada hospital on Sunday while crews tackled difficult terrain …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 11:19 p.m.
3 dead, 2 injured as helicopter crashes into California home
A helicopter crashed into a Southern California home shortly after takeoff on Tuesday, killing three people and injuring two others, officials said
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 11:06 a.m.
Clues sought in crash that killed Zimbabwe opposition leader
A husband and wife who pushed for political change in Zimbabwe, an adventurous Texas investor and a pair of decorated pilots died in a fiery helicopter crash in a remote …
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. …