Latest Helicopter crashes News

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...

Judge says Kobe's widow won't have to undergo mental exam

Nov. 02, 2021 00:50 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant’s widow won't have to undergo psychiatric testing for her lawsuit over graphic photos of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the basketball star, her 13-year-old daughter and others, a federal judge ruled Monday. Los Angeles County...

Vanessa Bryant said LA sheriff promised to secure crash site

Oct. 23, 2021 21:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant's widow said she pleaded with the Los Angeles County sheriff to make sure no one takes photographs from the site of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the basketball star, and he reassured that the area had been secured, court documents say. ...

After 'Rust' shooting, a look at other notable set accidents

Oct. 23, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The shooting death of a cinematographer on the set of the set of the Alec Baldwin movie “Rust” is a reminder of the dangers that can exist on film and television sets. As authorities investigate why a crew member handed Baldwin a loaded gun instead of one safe to...