Chopper Crash

  • Small plane crashes in Colombia, four dead 06-10-2013 07:03 AM

    Bogota: Colombia's army says a small plane has crashed in a remote region near the Panama border, killing four of six people aboard. Gabriel Jose Olivares, mayor of Acandi in Choco department, said that local farmers first reported the accident that occurred about 1 am local time. There was no...
  • Maharashtra: Chopper crash lands in Thane, 5 dead 29-09-2013 11:57 AM

    Mumbai: Five people were killed on Sunday after a helicopter crash landed in Murbad tehsil of Thane, Maharashtra, local Superintendent of Police said on Sunday. The chopper was carrying at least five people. Reports said the helicopter belonging to United Charters was on its way to Aurangabad when it crashed...
  • Uttarakhand: Chopper crashes in Kedarnath; pilot, co-pilot killed 24-07-2013 04:59 PM

    Kedarnath: Two people were killed on Wednesday in a helicopter crash that took place in Kedarnath in Uttarakhand. According to reports, the people killed are the pilot and co-pilot of the helicopter. The helicopter, which belongs to Trans Bharat Aviation, a private company, was engaged in rehabilitation work in the...
  • IAF officer killed in Uttarakhand chopper crash cremated 30-06-2013 07:10 PM

    Sant Kabir Nagar: Sudhakar Yadav, who died in helicopter crash in Uttarakhand during a rescue operation, was cremated with full national honour here on Sunday. Mortal remains of Yadav reached his native village Asharfabad by a special plane where a number of people paid tribute to the martyr, sources said....
  • U'khand chopper crash: IAF pilot cremated in Madurai 29-06-2013 08:07 PM

    Madurai: A large number of people on Saturday bid a tearful adieu to IAF pilot K Praveen, killed in a helicopter crash during a rescue mission in Uttarakhand, at the funeral held at his native place, Madurai. Amid poignant scenes, the body of Praveen was cremated with full state honours....
  • Amethi: Rahul Gandhi attends last rites of IAF officer killed in chopper crash 29-06-2013 07:36 PM

    Amethi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday arrived in Amethi and met the family members of IAF officer Akhilesh Kumar Singh who died in Tuesday's chopper crash in Uttarakhand. The Congress Vice President and local MP arrived at Fursatganj airport in the afternoon and drove to Pure Nago village under...
  • Uttarakhand: 3 IAF aircraft carry mortal remains of ITBP, NDRF personnel 28-06-2013 10:11 PM

    New Delhi: Three Indian Air Force aircraft on Friday carried the mortal remains of 15 - ITBP and NDRF personnel to their hometowns. IAF will fly C130J to carry the mortal remains of Wing Commander Darryl Castelino to Mumbai and Flight Lieutenant K Praveen to Madurai. Aircraft AN32 to carry...
  • Uttarakhand chopper crash: 20 martyrs honoured 28-06-2013 05:10 PM

    Dehradun: Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde led the nation on Friday in paying tributes to the 20 bravehearts, who died in Tuesday's chopper crash while rescuing stranded people in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand. Shinde, Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna, Army chief Gen Bikram Singh, senior officials of Army, Air...
  • Uttarakhand chopper crash: Martyrs' families in mourning, but proud 28-06-2013 12:54 PM

    New Delhi: The families of the 20 brave men who died in the rescue chopper crash in Uttarakhand are waiting for their bodies to be sent home. As they mourn for their loved ones, what is common is the sense of pride they have as these heroes laid their lives...
  • Uttarakhand: Families of security personnel killed in chopper crash await bodies 27-06-2013 11:50 PM

    The families of those 20 brave men who died in the chopper crash in Uttarakhand are still waiting for their bodies to be sent home. But even as they grieve, their sense of pride is unmistakable. ...
  • Families of martyrs, who died during U'khad rescue work, in grief 27-06-2013 02:26 PM

    The whole border village of Bobiya in Jammu is in mourning after ITBP inspector Bhim Singh lost his life in the Mi-17 V5 helicopter crash near Gaurikund, while on a rescue mission. ...
  • 'Bodies of all 20 who died in chopper crash in U'khand found' 26-06-2013 05:49 PM

    New Delhi: Bodies of all 20 people who died in a chopper crash in Uttarakhand's Gaurikund on Tuesday have been recovered, National Disaster Management Authority's Vice-Chairman M Shashidhar Reddy said on Wednesday. There were five Indian Air Force, nine NDRF and six ITBP personnel on-board Mi-17 V-5 helicopter, which took...
  • Watch: Rescue sorties continue at Joshimath despite crash 26-06-2013 12:15 PM

    CNN-IBN's Karma Paljor reports from Joshimath where air rescue operations resumed on Wednesday morning despite the rescue chopper crash on Tuesday. ...
  • U'khand chopper crash: 20 dead, cockpit voice recorder recovered 26-06-2013 10:29 AM

    Dehradun: Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne, who is at Gaurikund to pay respects to those who died in Tuesday's IAF rescue chopper crash in Uttarakhand, confirmed that 20 people have died in the Mi-17 V5 crash. "Our hearts go out with the families of the those who died yesterday in...
  • Live: 5 IAF, 9 NDRF, 6 ITBP men were on board the chopper that crashed 26-06-2013 10:17 AM

    Dehradun: 12:40 pm: Expressing shock on Tuesday's chopper crash, ITBP DIG Amit Prasad said, "It is a sad incident but our morale is still high even after some jawans lost their lives in the chopper crash." 12:16 pm: Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne has said that there were 5 IAF,...
  • U'khand: The brave IAF men who gave their lives to save those stranded 26-06-2013 08:57 AM

    New Delhi: The armed forces have been braving turbulent weather in Uttarakhand, undeterred, to rescue those trapped in the state after flash floods. Five IAF crew members lost their lives after an Mi-17 V5 chopper, on a rescue mission, crashed north of Gaurikund, killing eight people. A senior IAF official...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Rescue work to continue despite turbulent weather 26-06-2013 07:57 AM

    Dehradun: The heroic efforts by the Army and paramilitary teams to conduct rescue operations in Uttarakhand are on even with a major risk to the personnel's own lives. The IAF has said rescue operations will continue despite the MI-17 V5 crash on Tuesday and the bad weather. This even as...
  • Mulayam Singh condoles death of rescue team members 26-06-2013 03:55 AM

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday expressed grief over the deaths in a crash of IAF helicopter near Gaurikund during relief operations in flood-hit Uttarakhand. In a statement issued in Lucknow Yadav said the death of rescue team members was a national loss and expressed deep sympathies...
  • Uttarakhand: Eight bodies recovered after IAF's rescue chopper crashes 25-06-2013 09:59 PM

    Dehradun: Eight people died after an Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper, carrying 19 people, crashed north of Gaurikund in flood-hit Uttarakhand while on a rescue mission on Tuesday afternoon. However, the IAF has said rescue sorties would continue in the state, where 9,000 still remain stranded even over a week...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Chopper deployed for rescue operations crashes, no casualties 21-06-2013 06:05 PM

    Haridwar: A private chopper deployed to rescue stranded people crashed in Kedarnath on Friday. The pilot of the chopper is safe and there have been no casualties in the incident as no passengers were on board. The pilot was reportedly winched by the IAF Cheetah in the vicinity. Meanwhile, Home...
  • Army chopper crashes in Siachen, both pilots safe 13-05-2013 02:22 PM

    New Delhi: An Army helicopter, on air maintenance operations, crashed on Monday morning in the icy heights of Siachen glacier but both the pilots survived the accident and were being evacuated for treatment, army sources said. The advanced light helicopter (ALH) 'Dhruv', flown by two pilots of the Army Aviation...
  • Vegas chopper crash: Delhi couple among 5 dead 12-12-2011 07:22 AM

    New York: An Indian couple was among five people killed when a tour helicopter crashed into a mountainside near Las Vegas in the US. The helicopter was touring the Las Vegas Strip and Hoover Dam at sunset on Wednesday when it crashed near the bottom of a canyon about 150...
  • Ranchi: BSF chopper crashes; pilot, crew member dead 19-10-2011 11:09 AM

    Ranchi: A BSF helicopter on anti-Naxal duty crashed on the outskirts of Ranchi on Wednesday, killing two pilots and a technician on board. The advanced light helicopter (ALH) Dhruv was going to Chaibasa from Ranchi when its engine caught fire and it crashed in Khunti jungle, a senior BSF official...
  • Bad choppers, fake pilots: no Geronimo please

    Sanguine Symphony |  Pragati Ratti
    The world watched as the biggest news of the year broke: the most wanted terrorist and Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is dead. US...

  • 10 soldiers die in Venezuela chopper crash 29-08-2010 09:47 AM

    Caracas: Ten Venezuelan soldiers have died when their helicopter crashed in southwestern part of the country, an official said. The accident occurred when the Russian-made MI-17 was taking off after leaving a military patrol on the ground in Apure state, said Luis Motta, General Commander of the Bolivarian National Guard,...
  • 1 dead, 3 injured in Navy chopper crash 02-06-2010 07:41 PM

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