Stories tagged: helicopter crash
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 7, 2020
Federal investigators say wreckage from the helicopter that crashed last month, killing Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others, did not show any evidence of engine failure
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 27, 2020
A school community in California is grieving the loss of Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter, and former teacher and basketball coach at the school
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 2, 2020
Taiwan’s top military official was among eight people killed in an air force helicopter crash in mountainous terrain outside Taipei on Thursday, the defense ministry said. Five others survived.
Wed., Dec. 25, 2019
Russian officials say 15 people are injured after a passenger helicopter made a rough emergency landing in Siberia on Wednesday morning.
Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
Two U.S. service members who were killed when their helicopter crashed in Afghanistan have been identified.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 1, 2019
A helicopter crashed in the Snake River in Idaho but two occupants were able to leave the scene in a vehicle. Crews responded to reports of a helicopter crash near …
Tue., June 11, 2019
The pilot killed Monday when his helicopter slammed into the roof of a New York City skyscraper was not authorized to fly in limited visibility, according to his pilot certification, …
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019
The New York City Fire Department says the pilot of a helicopter that crashed on a Manhattan skyscraper rooftop has died.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018
A solider from Spokane was killed Sunday in a helicopter crash in Iraq, the Pentagon announced.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018
A Russian helicopter crashed shortly after takeoff Saturday in Siberia, killing all 18 people aboard, mostly oil workers, authorities said.
Sat., June 9, 2018
Authorities say a helicopter hit power lines and crashed into a river in eastern Wisconsin.
Wed., March 21, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Duo last performed in the Spokane area in August 2014 with a headlinging set at the Festival at Sandpoint.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Colombian army says 17 people were killed aboard a military helicopter when it plunged to the ground.
Tue., May 3, 2016
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
The Boise fire chief says a National Guard helicopter has crashed and emergency crews have responded.