Latest Helicopter crashes News

3 killed, 4 injured in Nepal plane crash near Mount Everest

Apr. 14, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A small passenger plane crashed into a parked helicopter during takeoff at the only airport in Nepal's Everest region on Sunday, killing at least three people and injuring four others, officials said. The crash occurred while the plane, a Czech-manufactured Let L-410 belonging to...

Iran media: Police helicopter crashes near border, killing 1

Apr. 10, 2019 6:45 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency says a police helicopter carrying border guards to their post in the country's northwest has crashed, killing one. The report says the crash took place around noon on Wednesday in West Azerbaijan province, in the mountainous area of Dalamper, near...

Helicopter with 2 aboard crashes at Massachusetts airport

Apr. 2, 2019 4:30 PM EDT

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A helicopter with two people aboard has crashed at a Massachusetts airport, but authorities say neither was injured. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Jim Peters in a statement says the Robinson R44 helicopter crashed at Taunton Municipal Airport at about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday....

2 Marine pilots killed in helicopter crash in Arizona ID'd

Apr. 1, 2019 7:50 PM EDT

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — The names of two Marine pilots who died in a helicopter crash during a training mission in southwestern Arizona were released Monday as the crash remained under investigation. U.S. Marine Corps officials identified the dead pilots as Maj. Matthew M. Wiegand, 34, of Ambler, Pennsylvania,...

2 pilots killed in Marine helicopter crash in Arizona

Mar. 31, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Two Marine pilots have died in a helicopter crash during a training mission in southwestern Arizona, U.S. Marine Corps officials said Sunday. The AH-1Z Viper crashed Saturday night while the pilots were conducting a training mission as part of a weapons and tactical instructor course,...

US Marine Corps says two helicopter pilots were killed in a crash near Yuma, Arizona

Mar. 31, 2019 4:59 PM EDT
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — US Marine Corps says two helicopter pilots were killed in a crash near Yuma, Arizona.

Forest Service firefighter killed in Texas helicopter crash

Mar. 29, 2019 10:17 AM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says a firefighter from California has died in a helicopter crash in the Sam Houston National Forest in Texas. The agency says Daniel Laird was a two-decade veteran of the U.S. Forest Service. He was helping with a controlled burn when the helicopter crashed...

13 killed in military helicopter's crash in Kazakhstan

Mar. 27, 2019 1:03 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Officials in Kazakhstan say a military helicopter has crashed on a training flight, killing all 13 people on board. The Defense Ministry said the helicopter went down Wednesday in the Zhalagash region in southern Kazakhstan, east of the Aral Sea. It added that the Mi-8 helicopter was part of...

No signs of Italian, Scot climbers missing on Pakistan peak

Mar. 5, 2019 12:40 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The intense search for two European climbers missing on the world's ninth-highest mountain produced no leads Monday, increasing fears that they may have perished. Pakistani army helicopters that had earlier been grounded by foul weather scoured the peaks of Nanga Parbat for signs of Italian...

Colorado consultant, California CEOs dead in Kenya crash

Mar. 4, 2019 9:20 PM EST

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 Kenya, authorities and family members said Monday. Colorado lawmakers paused for a moment of silence at the...