Latest Helicopter crashes News

No SOS before chopper crash killed Indian military chief

Dec. 09, 2021 02:43 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian air force helicopter that crashed and killed the military chief, Gen. Bipin Rawat, and 12 others lost contact with air traffic control seven minutes before it was supposed to land and sent no distress call before it was found in flames in a forested area, India’s...

India's military chief, 12 others killed in helicopter crash

Dec. 08, 2021 10:11 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s military chief, Gen. Bipin Rawat, and 12 others were killed Wednesday in a helicopter crash in southern Tamil Nadu state, the air force said. It said in a tweet that the helicopter "met with a tragic accident.” The dead included Rawat's...

Indian air force says country’s military chief has been killed in helicopter crash

Dec. 08, 2021 07:42 AM EST
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian air force says country’s military chief has been killed in helicopter crash.

Pakistan army helicopter crashes in Kashmir; 2 pilots killed

Dec. 06, 2021 06:39 AM EST

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. A statement from the military said the helicopter went down on the Siachen...

NTSB: Man killed in helicopter crash was training his son

Dec. 03, 2021 18:47 PM EST

PERRY, Okla. (AP) — The person killed in a weekend helicopter crash in Oklahoma was teaching his son crop-dusting techniques when the aircraft crashed, federal investigators reported Friday. In a preliminary report, the National Transportation Safety Board said the man...

Military helicopter crash in Azerbaijan kills 14

Nov. 30, 2021 08:19 AM EST

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...

1 dead, 1 hurt after helicopter crashes in Oklahoma

Nov. 29, 2021 09:18 AM EST

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. The helicopter...

Helicopter crashes in field at airport; no major injuries

Nov. 21, 2021 13:50 PM EST

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. Lancaster Airport's director, Ed Foster, said the...

Judge: Kobe Bryant's widow must turn over therapy records

Nov. 16, 2021 00:46 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has ruled that Kobe Bryant's widow must turn over her therapy records to Los Angeles County in her lawsuit claiming she suffered emotional distress after first responders took and shared graphic photos from the site of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the...

LA County to pay $2.5M to settle Kobe crash photo lawsuits

Nov. 02, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

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. The Board of Supervisors approved a settlement of two federal...