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Brothers' bodies found after helicopter disappears

Jul. 23, 2021 10:46 AM EDT

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — The bodies of two brothers from Virginia have been found after the helicopter they were traveling in disappeared off the North Carolina coast, authorities said. Officials were notified Thursday that the body of one man was found in the...

Coast Guard: Search for missing helicopter suspended

Jul. 22, 2021 10:41 AM EDT

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search along the North Carolina coast for a helicopter with two men aboard that disappeared near Albemarle Sound during a flight from Virginia. The search was suspended Wednesday after Coast Guard...

Fatal Alabama crash happened after helicopter hit cable

Jul. 21, 2021 16:28 PM EDT

ALPINE, Ala. (AP) — A helicopter spraying pesticide on an Alabama field crashed last month after it hit a fiber optic cable strung along with power lines, according to a preliminary report was federal investigators released Wednesday. The 30-year-old pilot, Zachary...

Arizona history-July 25-31

Jul. 21, 2021 12:35 PM EDT

Sunday, July 25 On this date in 1865, the first Masonic Lodge in Arizona held its first meeting in the upper room of the Governor’s mansion in Prescott. On this date in 1917, Rancher Tom Price and his wife and two children were sleeping in their...

Helicopter reported missing on North Carolina coast

Jul. 20, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — A search was underway on the North Carolina coast for a helicopter with two people on board that disappeared during a flight from Virginia, the U.S. Coast Guard said Tuesday. According to a news release, the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina...

Pilot of crop-dusting helicopter killed in Minnesota crash

Jul. 20, 2021 07:34 AM EDT

ELGIN, Minn. (AP) — The pilot of a helicopter has died in a crash in southeaster Minnesota, according to sheriff's officials. Corey James Adcock, 40, from Victoria County, Texas was crop dusting Monday afternoon when the chopper blades got caught in some power lines...

Searchers rescued after helicopter crash; hiker also found

Jul. 19, 2021 20:15 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Navy helicopter crew looking for a hiker missing in some California mountains east of Yosemite National Park survived after they crashed near the tallest peak in Nevada, and both the searchers and the hiker were rescued over the weekend. The...

2 killed in helicopter crash in Ukraine

Jul. 17, 2021 07:47 AM EDT

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...

Spain: Customs agent dies in helicopter crash during drug op

Jul. 11, 2021 07:49 AM EDT

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...

3 pulled from lake in Poland after helicopter crash

Jul. 06, 2021 14:47 PM EDT

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. Local police spokeswoman Joanna Dawidczyk said one of the three...