HONOLULU (AP) — Wind, rain and darkness likely contributed to the helicopter crash that killed two people on the Hawaiian island of Molokai, according to a report by federal...
TALKING ROCK, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a helicopter crashed in north Georgia and that the pilot has been taken to a hospital.
News outlets report that the helicopter crashed Tuesday...
DENVER (AP) — A prominent Colorado political consultant and two entrepreneurs from California were among four Americans and a local pilot killed when their helicopter crashed at a national park in...
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a helicopter crash in Kenya (all times local):
A Colorado man who was one of four Americans killed in a helicopter crash in Kenya is being remembered...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV is reporting that five people were killed after a rescue helicopter crashed in the country's western province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari.
Helicopter crashes in Nepal, killing tourism chief, 6 others
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A helicopter flying in bad weather crashed into a mountain in Nepal on Wednesday, killing all seven people on board, including the country's tourism minister, officials...
2 killed in military helicopter crash in Algeria
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Algerian defense ministry says a military helicopter crashed overnight in a remote area of the northwestern province of Tiaret, killing the two officers on...
2 injured in helicopter crash
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Officials say two people suffered minor injuries when a small helicopter crashed in Florida.
The Clearwater Fire & Rescue Department posted on Twitter that the crash...
Brazilian TV anchor dies in helicopter crash
SAO PAULO (AP) — An award-winning Brazilian television news anchor died Monday when a helicopter carrying him crashed on one of Sao Paulo's main highways.
TV Band says Ricardo Boechat was returning from a university in the city of Campinas when the helicopter crashed onto a truck. Police confirmed the pilot also died.
Military helicopter crashes in Istanbul: 4 soldiers killed
ISTANBUL (AP) — A military helicopter crashed Monday in a residential area of Istanbul while trying to make an emergency landing, killing four soldiers on board, Turkish officials said.
The UH-1 type helicopter crashed on the grounds of a housing complex in the Cekmekoy district on Istanbul's Asian side, Gov. Ali Yerlikaya told reporters at the site. No one on the ground was hurt.
It was the second UH-1 crash in a residential area in Istanbul in the past three months.
3 dead as Ethiopian helicopter crashes at UN compound
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The United Nations says three crew members are dead after an Ethiopian military helicopter crashed inside the compound of the U.N. peacekeeping mission for the disputed Abyei region on the Sudan-South Sudan border.
The statement says 23 passengers were on board when the helicopter crashed Saturday morning while carrying Ethiopian soldiers. Ten passengers are injured, three in critical condition.
The U.N. force says the cause of the crash is not immediately known.
Memorial planned for 3 killed in emergency helicopter flight
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A memorial is planned for three people killed when a helicopter on its way to transport a patient to a medical facility crashed in Ohio.
The pilot and two flight nurses were killed Jan. 29 when the Survival flight helicopter crashed in state forestland in southern Ohio.
2 companies refused emergency flight before fatal crash
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A newspaper reports two air-medical companies opted not to accept an assignment to transport a patient over concerns about the weather before a helicopter owned by a third medevac company crashed in southern Ohio, killing the pilot and two flight nurses.
Medical helicopter crashes in remote woods, killing 3
CINCINNATI (AP) — A medical helicopter crashed Tuesday in a remote wooded area on its way to pick up a patient, killing all three crew members, authorities said.
Survival Flight medical transportation reported around 7:20 a.m. Tuesday losing communication with a helicopter flying from the Mount Carmel Hospital in Grove City to pick up a patient from a hospital in Pomeroy, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said.
Texas man dies in Oregon helicopter crash
ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a 69-year-old Texas man died in a helicopter crash in southwestern Oregon.
The Mail Tribune reports Timothy Bruce Lyons, of Port Bolivar, Texas, was the only person on board the helicopter when it crashed Wednesday outside of Ashland.
1 dead in Brazil police helicopter crash, cause unknown
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian police officer died and three others were hospitalized Monday after their helicopter crashed in Rio de Janeiro's Guanabara Bay.
Police officials said that Sgt. Felipe Marques de Queiroz, 37, had not survived the accident, but that the three other crew members were out of danger.
The men were patrolling in a Fenix 08 helicopter along a major thoroughfare when they had to conduct an emergency landing around 10 a.m. local time, a police statement said.
Nigeria helicopter crashes while fighting extremists; 5 dead
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashed in combat, killing five crew members, as fighting raged against extremists for control of the strategic town of Baga in the northeast, the military said Thursday.
Helicopter crashes off Florida coast; 3 injured
ANNA MARIA, Fla. (AP) — A helicopter crashed off the Florida Gulf coast, injuring three people who were rescued along with another passenger by those aboard a nearby boat.
The Bradenton Herald reports that the helicopter was flying low over the water about a half-mile offshore Wednesday while those aboard were filming or photographing a boat when it crashed.
Frisco post office renamed for fallen Flight for Life pilot
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado post office has been renamed in honor of a Flight for Life pilot who was killed in a 2015 helicopter crash.
The Summit Daily reported Thursday the post office in Frisco will be named for Patrick E. Mahany Jr.
Helicopter crashes near world’s longest zipline in UAE
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A rescue helicopter crashed on Saturday near the world's longest zipline, killing its entire crew in Ras al-Khaimah in the northeastern region of the United Arab Emirates.
The National Search and Rescue Center said four crew members were onboard when the helicopter crashed.
Report: Medical helicopter was going fast before fatal crash
PHOENIX (AP) — Three years after a medical helicopter crashed and killed the pilot and a nurse outside Phoenix, a paramedic who became the lone survivor can still feel the cold and smell the fuel from that night.
"I tell people all my days are wonderful, but sometimes during a day that's gray, I'll have tough moments," Boehm said. "You think of a memory or a smell or see something that triggers those emotions."
NTSB: Pilot error caused crash that killed Troy Gentry
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pilot error following engine maintenance problems caused the helicopter crash that killed Montgomery Gentry singer Troy Gentry and the pilot at a small airport where he was to perform that night, federal investigators said.
Military helicopter crashes in Istanbul; 4 soldiers killed
ISTANBUL (AP) — Four Turkish soldiers died while another was fighting for life after their helicopter crashed Monday into a residential area of Istanbul.
Even though the helicopter struck a four-storey building before crashing, there were no civilian casualties, according to the state-run Anadolu Agency.
5 killed after helicopter crashes in Dominican Republic
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic say five people have died after a helicopter crashed near a popular tourist area.
The director of the Investigative Commission of Aviation Accidents says the EC20 helicopter disappeared late Thursday after the pilot picked up four people at a hotel in Rio San Juan on the country's north coast.
Georgia law enforcement helicopter crashes in Alabama river
CLANTON, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say divers have recovered the fuselage of a Georgia law enforcement helicopter that crashed into a river in Alabama, but they have spotted no signs of survivors.
The Chilton County Sheriff's Office said on its Facebook page that dives were suspended Friday night because of limited visibility.
Newlyweds’ helicopter crashed into hillside, report says
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — A helicopter that crashed shortly after leaving a Texas wedding reception, killing the bride and groom and a pilot, had collided with a steep hillside near the ranch where the nuptials were held.
Leicester held 0-0 by Burnley in first home game since crash
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester was held by Burnley to 0-0 in an emotional first home game since the death of owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha on Saturday.
The Thai entrepreneur died with four other people when his helicopter crashed shortly after taking off following Leicester's last English Premier League game at King Power Stadium two weeks ago.
Fans, players, and staff remembered Vichai before, during, and after the game against Burnley.
The Latest: Helicopter crashed 5 to 10 minutes after takeoff
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a Texas helicopter crash that killed three people (all times local):
A federal official says a helicopter carrying a young couple who were married just hours earlier crashed into a rocky hillside five to 10 minutes after takeoff from a Texas ranch.
Leicester City players pay respects at owner’s Thai funeral
BANGKOK (AP) — Leicester City manager Claude Puel led his soccer team's players as they arrived Sunday at a Bangkok temple to pay their respects to the club's late owner.
Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was killed when his helicopter crashed Oct. 27 in a parking lot next to the English Premier League club's stadium.
His funeral began Saturday, with other ceremonies scheduled through Nov. 9.
Thai elite turn out for Leicester City owner’s funeral
BANGKOK (AP) — An elaborate funeral began Saturday for Thai billionaire and Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died last week when his helicopter crashed in a parking lot next to the English Premier League club's stadium.
The royally sponsored funeral was being held at a Bangkok temple and its guests included top government officials, businessmen and other public figures. The first ceremony began Saturday, with other ceremonies scheduled through Nov. 9.
Probe seeks cause of helicopter crash into power lines
BEEKMANTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the cause of a fiery helicopter crash in northern New York state that killed two and injured two when the aircraft hit power lines and burst into flames while conducting installation work.
The National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration and National Traffic Safety Board on Wednesday sent investigators to the crash scene in Beekmantown, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of the Canadian border.
Afghan army helicopter crashes, killing all 25 on board
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan army helicopter crashed Wednesday in bad weather in the western Farah province, killing all 25 people on board, including the deputy corps commander of the western zone, a provincial spokesman said.
Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman for the Farah governor, said the helicopter crashed around 9:10 a.m., shortly after taking off from the mountainous Anar Dara district heading toward the nearby Herat province.
Helicopter hits Florida mobile home park, 2 killed
The Latest: Helicopter crash kills 25 in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the war in Afghanistan (all times local):
An Afghan official says an army helicopter carrying senior officials has crashed in bad weather in the western Farah province, killing all 25 on board.
Naser Mehdi, a spokesman for the provincial governor, says the helicopter crashed around 9:10 a.m. (0440 GMT), shortly after taking off from the mountainous Anar Dara district heading toward nearby Herat province.
Mahrez nets Man City winner, pays tribute to Leicester owner
LONDON (AP) — Riyad Mahrez paid tribute to the Leicester owner killed in a helicopter crash after scoring Manchester City's goal in a 1-0 win over Tottenham in the English Premier League on Monday.
Leicester owner’s helicopter crashes in flames at EPL club
LEICESTER, England (AP) — A helicopter belonging to Leicester City's owner — Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha —crashed in flames in a carpark next to the soccer club's stadium shortly after it took off from the field following a Premier League game on Saturday night.
3 injured after helicopter crashes on Hawaii sandbar
KANEOHE, Hawaii (AP) — A pilot and two passengers were found injured when rescuers responded to a helicopter crash on a Hawaii sandbar.
Honolulu Fire Department spokesman Capt. Scot Seguirant says the helicopter ended up on its side Monday on the Kaneohe Bay sandbar.
Seguirant says kayakers and fishermen on a boat helped rescue the three people from the helicopter. They were alert with various injuries.
Copter crashes on USS Ronald Reagan in Asia, sailors hurt
TOKYO (AP) — A U.S. Navy helicopter crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan on Friday, causing non-fatal injuries to a dozen sailors, the Navy said.
The Navy's 7th Fleet said in a statement that the MH-60 Seahawk crashed shortly after takeoff Friday morning while the carrier was off the Philippine coast.
Helicopter crashes in remote area of Missouri, killing 1
FULTON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been killed in a helicopter crash in central Missouri.
Congress OKs safety upgrades after Colorado helicopter crash
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Congress has passed a measure requiring safer fuel systems in new helicopters, a response to a crash in Colorado.
The Summit Daily News reports the Senate gave final approval to the provision Wednesday. President Donald Trump is expected to sign it into law.
Coroner identifies victim of Billings helicopter crash
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone County officials have released the name of a 74-year-old man who died in the crash of an experimental helicopter at Billings Logan International Airport.
Deputy Coroner Rich Hoffman says Robert "Larry" Coons of Billings died Wednesday afternoon of blunt force trauma when his helicopter crashed into a hangar.
Hoffman says it is not believed Coons suffered any medical emergency before the crash.
Pilot of experimental helicopter killed in Billings crash
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 74-year-old Montana man has died after an experimental helicopter crashed into a hangar facility at Billings Logan International Airport.
Billings Police Lt. Brandon Wooley says the Billings-area man was the pilot of the aircraft and lone occupant when it crashed about 12:40 p.m. Wednesday. No one else was hurt.
Officials originally misidentified the craft as a "gyrocopter."
4 killed in helicopter crash in Czech Republic
PRAGUE (AP) — Officials in the Czech Republic say a helicopter has crashed in a western city, killing all four people onboard.
Regional rescue service spokesman Martin Brejcha says that the crash has occurred in Plzen, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) southwest of Prague. The victims haven't been identified.
Helicopter crashes in northern Afghanistan, killing 3
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a foreign pilot and two Afghan soldiers were killed when a helicopter contracted by NATO crashed inside an army base.
18 killed as Ethiopian military helicopter crashes
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian state media are reporting that a military helicopter has crashed and killed all 18 people on board, including two children.
Police official Aschalew Alemu tells the Ethiopian News Agency that the crash occurred Thursday morning in the Oromia region. The helicopter was traveling from the eastern city of Dire Dawa to an air base in Bishoftu town southeast of the capital Addis Ababa.
Aschalew says the cause of the crash is under investigation.
2 Nevada firefighters remain hospitalized with severe burns
BATTLE MOUNTAIN, Nev. (AP) — Two Nevada firefighters remain hospitalized with severe burns they suffered when flames burned over their engine while responding to a wildfire that started after a helicopter crashed 15 miles (24 kilometers) north of Battle Mountain on Saturday.
The Sheep Creek fire has burned 89 square miles (230 sq. kilometers) of sage brush and cheat grass since it started shortly after the Nevada Department of Wildlife helicopter went down Saturday afternoon.
Pentagon identifies US soldier killed in Iraq
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. soldier who died of injuries in a helicopter crash in Iraq this week was a member of an elite special operations unit and had deployed nine times in support of the U.S. conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, officials said Tuesday.
Pentagon identifies US soldier killed in Iraq
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has identified a U.S. soldier who died of injuries from a helicopter crash in Iraq.
Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Taylor J. Galvin, 34, was from Spokane, Washington. The Pentagon said he died Monday in Baghdad of injuries sustained when his helicopter crashed in the northern Iraqi city of Sinjar.
Galvin was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Helicopter crashes in Cass County wheat field; pilot OK
KINDRED, N.D. (AP) — A pilot escaped serious injury when his helicopter crashed in a Cass County wheat field.
The Federal Aviation Administration says the Schweizer Hughes 269C helicopter went down north of Kindred on Thursday morning. The FAA is investigating what happened.
The Kindred Fire Department, Cass County Sheriff's Office and state Highway Patrol responded to the scene. Authorities didn't immediately release the name of the pilot.