LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — A helicopter that crashed during an annual reunion for helicopter enthusiasts was on its last planned flight of the day, a federal agency investigating the accident said Friday.
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — A Vietnam-era helicopter showcased in action movies crashed on a rural West Virginia road, killing all six people on board, during an annual reunion for helicopter enthusiasts.
The Federal Aviation Administration said the Bell UH-1B “Huey” helicopter crashed along Route 17 in Logan County about 5 p.m.
ROME (AP) — Italian rescuers on Saturday located the bodies of seven people, including four Turkish and two Lebanese businessmen, who died when their helicopter crashed in a heavily forested, mountainous area in north-central Italy during a storm, authorities said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy helicopter crashed Thursday and everyone on board survived near the California desert site where a day earlier a Marine Osprey went down, killing all five people aboard, authorities said.
HONOLULU (AP) — A federal aviation accident investigator will be sent to Hawaii to investigate after a tour helicopter crashed on a remote Big Island lava field of jagged rocks, injuring all six people on board and forcing rescuers to fly in to extricate some of them from the wreckage, officials said Thursday.
A helicopter crashed in a lava field in Hawaii on Wednesday and all six people on board have been safely evacuated from the site, but two are in serious condition, officials said.
Cyrus Johnasen, a public information office for Hawaii County, said it was a tour helicopter with a pilot and five passengers.
OZARK, Ala. (AP) — Two aviators were injured Monday when a military helicopter crashed near an Army base in southern Alabama, officials said.
The AH-64 Apache helicopter was involved in an “aviation incident” near Ozark, Alabama, according to a news release from the Fort Rucker Public Affairs Office.
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A helicopter crashed Monday morning at the Nashua airport, causing minor injuries to the occupants, fire officials said.
Fire officials referred to it as a “low altitude" helicopter crash at the airport at about 10:45 a.m.
PHOENIX (AP) — Federal authorities investigating a fatal crash last month near Phoenix say the helicopter went into a near vertical descent for unclear reasons when it was about to land.
The National Transportation Safety board issued its preliminary report Thursday in the April 15 crash of a Robinson R22 helicopter at Gila Bend Municipal Airport about 70 miles (112 kilometers) southwest of Phoenix.
ELBA, N.Y. (AP) — A medical helicopter pilot and flight instructor were killed in a crash Tuesday during a training flight in western New York, according to state police and the transport company.
The Mercy Flight helicopter went down at around 1 p.m.
ROWLETT, Texas (AP) — Two people aboard a helicopter were killed Friday when the aircraft crashed and burned near Dallas, police said.
ASUZA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Sunday were investigating the crash of a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department rescue helicopter in Southern California mountains that left six people injured.
AZUSA, Calif. (AP) — Six people were injured Saturday afternoon after a Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department helicopter crashed in the Angeles National Forest near Azusa, the LA County Fire Department said.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two men died when their helicopter crashed in rough terrain near Lake Okeechobee, officials said Saturday.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Richard Preiser, 71, and Thomas Stout, 65, both of Delray Beach, died when their helicopter crashed Friday afternoon in the J.W.
GANDER, Newfoundland (AP) — A Canadian military search and rescue helicopter crashed at an airbase in Newfoundland during a training exercise, injuring two of the six crew members, officials said Thursday.
HONOLULU (AP) — A civilian contractor working for the U.S. Navy on Wednesday disclosed the names of four employees killed when their helicopter crashed on the Hawaii island of Kauai.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A pilot reported mechanical issues shortly before a police helicopter crashed nose first along the Southern California coast, killing one officer, authorities said Sunday.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine police helicopter crashed Monday as it was flying to pick up the country's police chief on a resort island, killing a crew member and injuring the two pilots, officials said.
MIAMI (AP) — A helicopter crashed Saturday into the ocean waters off Miami Beach, plummeting a few feet away from swimmers in a crowded stretch popular among tourists, officials said.
Two passengers were taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition, and no one else appeared to be injured.
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — A pilot crash-landed a medical helicopter Tuesday without loss of life in a residential area of suburban Philadelphia, somehow avoiding a web of power lines and buildings as the aircraft fluttered, hit the street and slid into bushes outside a church, authorities and witnesses said.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Two Israeli pilots were killed when a navy helicopter crashed off Israel’s Mediterranean coast late Monday near the northern city of Haifa, the Israeli military announced.
The helicopter was conducting a training flight when it crashed.
LIVINGSTON, Texas (AP) — One person is dead and three more are injured after a helicopter crashed northwest of Houston on Thursday, according to state and federal authorities.
A Bell 206B helicopter with four people on board crashed in a field in Livingston, Texas, about 70 miles northwest of Houston, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement.
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — One person died and another was injured Wednesday afternoon when a helicopter crashed in rural eastern Tennessee, officials said.
The Sevier County Sheriff’s Office was alerted to the crash by a bystander who saw and heard the craft going down about 3 p.m., WBIR-TV reported.
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — Madagascar's police minister and an air force mechanic succeeded in swimming for 12 hours to safety after their helicopter crashed in the Indian Ocean.
Gen. Serge Gellé, 57, the Secretary of State for the Gendarmerie, was discovered in the water by a fisherman in a canoe who brought him to shore, according to officials.
LAPLACE, La. (AP) — A helicopter crashed on Interstate 10 in Louisiana on Tuesday, shutting down traffic.
The pilot’s condition was not immediately released and it wasn't immediately clear if anyone else was on board or if there were any injuries on the ground.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani army helicopter crashed on Monday in bad weather in the Pakistan-administered section of disputed Kashmir, killing the two pilots on board, the military said.
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — A military helicopter crashed in Azerbaijan during a training flight on Tuesday, killing 14 people and wounding two more, Azerbaijani authorities said.
The helicopter of Azerbaijan's State Border Guard service crashed on Tuesday morning during a flight over the Garaeybat training ground in the east of Azerbaijan, according to a joint statement of the border guard service and Azerbaijan's Prosecutor General's office.
PERRY, Okla. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a helicopter crashed in Oklahoma, killing one person and injuring another.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the crash happened Sunday in Perry, about 60 miles (95 kilometers) north of Oklahoma City.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say two people were taken to a hospital after the crash of a helicopter during a training exercise at a Pennsylvania airport over the weekend, but no serious injuries were reported.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County agreed Tuesday to pay $2.5 million to two families who lost relatives in last year's helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven other people.
BERLIN (AP) — Three people were killed when a helicopter crashed in southwestern Germany on Sunday, police said.
The aircraft crash in a forested area near the small town of Buchen on Sunday afternoon, the news agency dpa reported.
CORNWALL, N.Y. (AP) — One person was killed after a helicopter crashed near Storm King Mountain on Sunday afternoon, New York State Police said.
The Robinson R44 helicopter crashed nearby Route 218 in Cornwall, WABC-TV reported.
MONTICELLO, Ga. (AP) — Three people were killed when a helicopter crashed in the dense woods of a national wildlife preserve in central Georgia, a federal investigator said Friday.
The Robinson R66 helicopter scattered debris over a path 125 feet (38 meters) long, indicating a “high-energy impact,” Aaron McCarter, an air safety investigator with the National Transportation Safety Board, told a news conference.
MONTICELLO, Ga. (AP) — A helicopter with three people on board crashed in a national wildlife preserve in Middle Georgia and search crews were looking for the wreckage, federal authorities said.
Teams of people were searching Thursday for the downed aircraft after it went missing late Wednesday in the Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge north of Macon, The Telegraph newspaper reported.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Navy on Sunday identified five sailors who died when a helicopter crashed in the Pacific Ocean off of Southern California.
They were Lt. Bradley A. Foster, 29, a pilot from Oakhurst, California; Lt.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Navy declared five missing sailors dead nearly a week after a helicopter crashed in the Pacific Ocean, shifting the search for them to a recovery operation on Saturday.
The move followed more than 72 hours of coordinated rescue efforts and nearly three dozen search and rescue flights to look for the wreckage, the Navy’s Pacific fleet said in a Saturday statement.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rescue crews were still searching Wednesday for five missing sailors a day after a U.S. Navy helicopter crashed in the ocean off Southern California near an aircraft carrier, military officials said.
Some of the deadliest days for U.S. troops in Afghanistan:
—Aug. 26, 2021: Two suicide bombers and gunmen attack crowds of Afghans flocking to Kabul’s airport in the waning days of an airlift for those fleeing the Taliban takeover.
MOSCOW (AP) — A helicopter carrying tourists plunged into a deep volcanic crater lake on the Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia early Thursday, leaving eight people missing and feared dead.
MOSCOW (AP) — A helicopter carrying tourists plunged into a deep volcanic crater lake on the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia’s far east Thursday, and rescuers were searching in the lake for up to eight people missing, officials said.
PROSPECT HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — A helicopter crashed onto a street in a Chicago suburb Wednesday morning, leaving the pilot with minor injuries, authorities said.
The Robinson R44 helicopter crashed onto Milwaukee Avenue in Prospect Heights, striking a light pole as it came down, said Steve Mella, deputy chief of the Wheeling Fire Department.
ARGYLE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a helicopter crash that killed a father and daughter in upstate New York.
The helicopter crashed at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday in a wooded area in the town of Argyle, New York state police said in a news release.
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A helicopter crashed in Ukraine on Saturday, killing both crew members, officials said.
The Mi-2 helicopter crashed and caught fire near the village of Zaive in the southern Mykolaiv region, 435 kilometers (270 miles) south of the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, the Emergencies Service said.
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish customs agent died after a police helicopter crashed into the sea during an anti-drug operation, Spain’s Civil Guard said Sunday.
A union for Civil Guard officers said that the agent was participating in the pursuit of drug smugglers in waters near Sotogrande, a coastal town near Gibraltar.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A private helicopter crashed into a lake in Poland's Mazurian region on Tuesday morning but its three occupants were rescued and hospitalized in stable condition, authorities said.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Human error caused the crash of an Army National Guard helicopter during a January training exercise in upstate New York that killed three soldiers, National Guard officials have determined.
ALPINE, Ala. (AP) — An agricultural pilot was killed in Alabama when the helicopter he was flying crashed in an unincorporated community near Sylacauga, authorities said.
Zachary Warren Pourciau, 30, of Ventress, Louisiana, was spraying pesticides in the Town of Alpine when the Bell Helicopter OH-58A crashed about 6:15 p.m.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A police official in Kenya says 17 soldiers have died when the helicopter they were travelling in for a training exercise crashed in the outskirts of the capital, Nairobi.
Six people with severe injuries were rescued from the scene in Ole-Tepesi in Kajiado county, the officer said Thursday.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A recently delivered Philippine assault helicopter crashed during a night training exercise north of Manila, killing all six air force personnel on board, officials said Thursday.