Chopper Crash

  • IAF chopper crashes in Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh, all 7 on board killed 5 days ago

    Sitapur: An Air Force helicopter has crashed in Ataria in Sitapur with IAF confirming the death of all 7 people on board. The crashed helicopter was an indigenously developed Advanced Light Helicopter Dhruv. It was on its way from Bareilly to Allahabad. Before crashing into an agricultural field, the chopper...
  • Twelve confirmed dead, 3 missing in Russian helicopter crash June 2, 2014

    Moscow: Russian rescuers retrieved 12 bodies while three remained missing on Monday after a helicopter carrying senior regional officials crashed into a remote northern lake. The Mi-8 helicopter carrying 17 passengers and crew including top regional officials and businessmen, crashed into the Munozero lake in the far northern Murmansk region on...
  • Small plane crashes in Colombia, four dead October 6, 2013

    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 immediate...
  • Maharashtra: Chopper crash lands in Thane, 5 dead September 29, 2013

    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 near...
  • Uttarakhand: Chopper crashes in Kedarnath; pilot, co-pilot killed July 24, 2013

    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 flood hit...
  • IAF officer killed in Uttarakhand chopper crash cremated June 30, 2013

    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. Later, he...
  • U'khand chopper crash: IAF pilot cremated in Madurai June 29, 2013

    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. Earlier, the...
  • Amethi: Rahul Gandhi attends last rites of IAF officer killed in chopper crash June 29, 2013

    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 Deeh...
  • Uttarakhand: 3 IAF aircraft carry mortal remains of ITBP, NDRF personnel June 28, 2013

    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 mortal...
  • Uttarakhand chopper crash: 20 martyrs honoured June 28, 2013

    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 June 28, 2013

    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 June 27, 2013

    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 June 27, 2013

    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' June 26, 2013

    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 off...
  • Watch: Rescue sorties continue at Joshimath despite crash June 26, 2013

    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 June 26, 2013

    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 June 26, 2013

    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, 9...
  • U'khand: The brave IAF men who gave their lives to save those stranded June 26, 2013

    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 June 26, 2013

    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 June 26, 2013

    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 June 26, 2013

    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 June 21, 2013

    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 Minister...
  • Army chopper crashes in Siachen, both pilots safe May 13, 2013

    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...
  • Naval chopper crash: Bodies of missing personnel found March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The Navy on Saturday recovered the bodies of its two personnel including a pilot who had been missing after their chopper crashed off the Viskhapatnam harbour four days ago. The Chetak helicopter had crashed with four persons on board of which two were rescued while the two others...
  • IAF aircraft MiG-27 crashes in Rajasthan, pilot safe February 12, 2013

    Jaipur: A MiG-27 aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Rajasthan's Barmer district on February 12, but the pilot ejected safely. The aircraft was on a routine training sortie when it crashed near Allawani Ki Dhani after taking off from Uttarlai airbase, defence spokesperson SD Goswamy said. The pilot baled...
  • Goa: Navy helicopter crashes, three dead October 15, 2012

    Goa: An Indian Navy Chetak helicopter crashed at the Dabolim airport in Goa on Monday morning. Three people including two pilots have been killed in the crash. The crash occurred on the civilian flight's runway. The rotor of the helicopter, which had flown from Mumbai to Dabolim, broke off while landing,...
  • Gujarat helicopter collision: IAF orders probe August 31, 2012

    Jamnagar: In a tragic incident near the Jamnagar Air Force Station in Gujarat, as many as nine air force personnel on Thursday died in a mid-air collision as two MI 17 choppers collided five minutes after taking off on a sortie near the Sarmat firing range. The Russian-made choppers were flying...
  • 9 dead as 2 IAF MI-17 choppers collide mid-air August 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: At least nine Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel have been killed in a mid-air collision of two MI-17 helicopters near Jamnagar Air Force Station in Gujarat. The tragic accident in which five officers and four other ranks lost their lives took place at around 12:05 pm on Thursday; just...
  • Mid-air collision rare, need to find out cause: IAF sources August 30, 2012

    Five minutes after taking off on training sorties, two Air Force helicopters collided mid-air in Gujarat, leaving eight dead. ...
  • Two Air Force choppers collide mid-air, 8 dead August 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Eight Indian Air Force personnel were killed after two Air Force MI-17 helicopters crashed near Sarmat village in Jamnagar in Gujarat after a mid-air collision on Thursday. There were four people on board each MI-17 helicopter and all of them died in the tragic crash. One of the helicopters caught...