Stories tagged: helicopter
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
The body of a 44-year-old hiker from the Seattle area was airlifted off Buck Mountain by a Navy helicopter rescue unit early Sunday morning, according to the Chelan County Sheriff’s …
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 7:35 p.m.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said deputies rescued a hiker who spent Monday night lost in the woods on Mount Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 8:36 p.m.
A Canadian man who leased helicopters and used them to run a cross-border drug-shipping empire, helping meet the American West’s appetite for high-grade marijuana before states began legalizing the drug, …
Sun., June 10, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
A helicopter hit power lines and plunged into the Fox River in eastern Wisconsin Saturday, killing one man.
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 8:42 p.m.
Washington Department of Natural Resources prepares its fleet of Hueys for wildfire season.
Thu., March 22, 2018, 4:04 p.m.
A Canadian man who ran a helicopter-based drug-smuggling ring for years before Washington state legalized marijuana pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge Thursday, after fighting his extradition to the U.S. …
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 4:02 p.m.
All seven service members aboard a U.S. helicopter that crashed in Iraq were killed, the Pentagon said Friday in a written statement.
Mon., March 12, 2018, 8:01 a.m.
All five passengers aboard a helicopter that crashed into New York City’s East River were confirmed dead early Monday morning by a NYPD spokesman.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
A man pretending to be a three-star U.S. Army general wanted to impress a woman when he unexpectedly landed a helicopter at the headquarters of a North Carolina technology company …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 11:08 a.m.
Turkey’s president announced that a Turkish military helicopter was “downed” in northern Syria Saturday during Ankara’s offensive on Syrian Kurdish militia there.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018
The helicopter crash in rural Garfield County that left one dead and two injured happened on the crew’s first day contracting with the Department of Fish and Wildlife.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 12:43 p.m.
A helicopter crashed Saturday in northern Garfield County, killing one passenger and injuring the pilot and another passenger, authorities said Sunday.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 5:11 p.m.
Authorities in the U.S. state of New Mexico say key Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett has been killed in a helicopter crash.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 5:56 p.m.
Police say a helicopter has crashed near Charlottesville, Virginia, where violent clashes erupted at the site of a white nationalist rally. However, it was unclear if the crash may have …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 12:25 p.m.
Police in a suburb of Portland have released the name of a man who tried to steal a helicopter from a small regional airport at gunpoint before being killed by …
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
A man was fatally shot by Oregon police Monday after seizing a helicopter at gunpoint near Portland, authorities said.
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
A rescue helicopter crashed while heading to help evacuate residents near an active volcano on Indonesia’s main island, killing all eight people on board, officials said Monday.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 4:23 p.m.
The aerialist wife of daredevil Nik Wallenda will perform a series of maneuvers – including hanging by her teeth and toes – while on a hoop suspended from a helicopter …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
Turkey’s interior minister says all 12 people on board a police helicopter that crashed in southeastern Turkey are dead.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 9:15 a.m.
The Pullman Police Department hoped to begin patrolling by air in the coming year. The department had budgeted $10,000 for a quadcopter in 2017, but the purchase may need to …
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 7:03 a.m.
Nineteen people have been killed and three more are injured after a Russian military helicopter crash-landed in the country’s northern Yamal region, news agency TASS reported Saturday, citing an unnamed …
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016, 6:53 p.m.
A Coast Guard air crew was medically grounded for two hours after someone pointed a green laser light at its helicopter.
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016, 8:36 p.m.
State wildlife officials in helicopters have shot and killed two gray wolves in northeastern Washington, and plan on removing more of the animals.
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 1:32 p.m.
Rebels in Syria shot down a Russian combat helicopter Monday amid fierce fighting around Aleppo, killing all five people on board in the deadliest single incident for the Russian military …
Tue., July 26, 2016, 11:41 a.m.
Deputies used a helicopter and night-vision technology to catch two 17-year-old boys who were up to no good on the roof of Spokane Valley’s University High School.
Wed., July 20, 2016, 11:07 a.m.
YAKIMA – A King County Sheriff’s Office helicopter was damaged and its occupants slightly injured when the chopper hit a rock outcropping during a rescue attempt.
Sat., July 9, 2016, 2:18 p.m.
Russia’s military said two of its airmen have died in Syria after their helicopter was shot down in Syria by fighters of the Islamic State group.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 7:29 a.m.
An oil-rig helicopter crashed Friday on an island off the coast of western Norway, killing 11 people and leaving two others missing, a rescue official said.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 8:32 a.m.
A military helicopter crashed in northern Albania on Wednesday, killing two crew members and injuring the other, officials said.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 8:04 a.m.
A sightseeing helicopter crashed near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in eastern Tennessee, killing all five people aboard, officials said.