Hard helicopter landing claims Marine, injures 11

Sep 4, 2015

Hard helicopter landing claims Marine, injures 11

A US Marine was killed and 11 others injured when their helicopter made a “hard landing” during training at a U.S. military base, officials said Thursday. The incident at the Camp Lejeune military base in North Carolina occurred during an exercise in which about ...

Aug 8, 2015

Russian helicopter that crashed last October found

Russian investigators said Saturday they have found the wreckage of a helicopter that crashed last October with 14 people on board in a remote mountainous region of Siberia. Rescuers “confirmed information that the Mi-8 helicopter of TuvaAvia airline that went missing on Oct. 10 ...

Feb 13, 2015

MSDF chopper crashes in Miyazaki; three dead

The wreckage of a Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter was found Friday morning in the mountains of Ebino, Miyazaki Prefecture, and its three-man crew was later confirmed dead. The MSDF is investigating the incident. “We will identify the cause of the crash and do our ...

U.K. authorities work to retrieve U.S. Air Force copter crash dead

Jan 8, 2014

U.K. authorities work to retrieve U.S. Air Force copter crash dead

Authorities in England cordoned off flooded marshes Wednesday to remove the bodies of four U.S. Air Force crewmen killed in a helicopter crash. The Pave Hawk helicopter slammed into the eastern coast during a low-level training mission Tuesday evening. Specialist teams combing the marshes ...

Aug 7, 2013

U.S. vows to probe Okinawa crash

The U.S. government has promised to get to the bottom of the crash of a U.S. Air Force helicopter in Okinawa on Monday, responding to a strong protest by Japan during high-level talks, a senior Japanese official said. “We lodged a strong protest” over ...