Latest Helicopter crashes News

NTSB: 'Sharp left turn' before fatal Ohio helicopter crash

Feb. 12, 2019 5:04 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio medical helicopter on its way to pick up a hospital patient made "a sharp left turn" before a crash that killed three people including the pilot last month, according to a preliminary federal report. The report released Monday by the National Transportation Safety Board said...

Military helicopter crashes in Istanbul: 4 soldiers killed

Feb. 11, 2019 2:38 PM EST

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,...

The Latest: 4 Turkish soldiers on crashed helicopter die

Feb. 11, 2019 12:27 PM EST

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a Turkish military helicopter (all times local): 7:20 p.m. A Turkish official says four soldiers who were on a military helicopter that crashed in Istanbul have died. Istanbul Gov. Ali Yerlikaya said no one else was hurt in Monday's crash. The helicopter went down...

Turkish official says all 4 soldiers on a military helicopter that crashed in Istanbul have died

Feb. 11, 2019 12:14 PM EST
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish official says all 4 soldiers on a military helicopter that crashed in Istanbul have died.

Turkish official says 4 soldiers injured in Istanbul helicopter crash

Feb. 11, 2019 11:39 AM EST
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish official says 4 soldiers injured in Istanbul helicopter crash.

3 dead as Ethiopian helicopter crashes at UN compound

Feb. 9, 2019 2:22 PM EST

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...

Boy meets medics who saved him after bus stop crash killed 3

Feb. 4, 2019 10:32 AM EST

ROCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — A 12-year-old Indiana boy who survived a bus stop crash that killed three young siblings has met the medics who saved his life. Maverik Lowe's mother wrote in a Facebook post that her son on Saturday met with a nurse and a paramedic who treated him during a helicopter flight from the...

Nigeria vice president's helicopter crash-lands but all safe

Feb. 2, 2019 3:45 PM EST

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The helicopter of Nigeria's vice president crash-landed on its side on Saturday but he and the crew were unscathed, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said. "We are safe and sound!" Osinbajo tweeted after the crash in Kabba in Kogi state, saying the crew managed the situation well. He...

The Latest: Jeff Gordon inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame

Feb. 1, 2019 9:55 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Jeff Gordon has been inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The four-time NASCAR champion was the headliner of this 10th class and was elected by 96 percent of the vote in his first year of...

Medical helicopter crashes in remote woods, killing 3

Jan. 29, 2019 4:32 PM EST

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...