Helicopter Crash

  • Helicopter crashes in downtown Seattle, at least two dead 18-03-2014 10:03 PM

    Seattle: At least two people were killed when a news helicopter crashed in downtown Seattle on Tuesday, setting cars on fire in a popular tourist area near the Space Needle, authorities and local media reported. Two people were found dead when emergency responders arrived at the scene, the Seattle Fire...
  • 32 people taken to hospitals after Glasgow chopper crash: Police 30-11-2013 01:47 PM

    London: Scottish police say 32 people have been taken to hospitals across Glasgow after a police helicopter crashed into a crowded pub overnight. Rescuers have been working through the night to rescue an unknown number of people trapped inside The Clutha pub in the center of Glasgow. Officials said Saturday...
  • Police: 1 dead, toll expected to rise in Glasgow 30-11-2013 07:28 AM

    London: Scottish police say at least one person has died from the crash of a police helicopter onto a crowded Glasgow pub. Chief constable Stephen House says the number of fatalities is expected to rise. He told reporters on Saturday that 32 people were taken to hospitals after the crash...
  • Ahmedabad: Chopper crash lands, 2 injured 14-08-2013 07:12 PM

    Ahmedabad: A helicopter crash landed in a graveyard in Ahmedabad in which two people were injured. The private-owned helicopter with self-styled godman Asaram Babu's son Narayan Prem Sai on board developed a technical snag but the pilot managed to land it near the Chartora cemetery in Gomtipur area of Ahmedabad....
  • Russia: Helicopter crashes in Siberia, 19 dead 02-07-2013 01:49 PM

    Moscow: Russian authorities say 19 people have died after a helicopter carrying 28 people, including 11 children, crashed in a remote Siberian region of Yakutia. The Interstate Aviation Committee, Russia's top aviation body, said that a Mi-8 helicopter crash-landed in a remote mountainous area on Tuesday, dozens of miles away...
  • Army helicopter crashes at Siachen, pilots safe 13-05-2013 01:49 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...
  • Helicopter crashes in London, two dead 16-01-2013 02:13 PM

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  • Mexico says copter crash likely due to thick fog 13-11-2011 07:53 AM

    Mexico City: Thick fog likely caused the helicopter crash on Friday that killed Mexican Interior Minister Francisco Blake and all seven others on board, the country's transportation minister said on Saturday. An exhaustive investigation is under way, but the initial results indicate the crash was an accident, Communications and Transport...
  • Philippine military helicopter crash, 3 killed 01-10-2011 12:53 PM

    Manila: The Philippine military says three air force personnel were killed when a helicopter carrying supplies to troops fighting militants on a southern island crashed after its engine failed. Regional military spokesman Lt Col Randolph Cabangbang says the Vietnam War-vintage UH-1H Huey helicopter lost engine power as it approached a...
  • Brazil chopper with four onboard disappears 21-08-2011 08:26 AM

    Rio de Janerio: A helicopter belonging to Brazil's oil and gas company Petrobras has disappeared with four people onboard in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, the company said. Petrobras said the helicopter was returning from a drilling platform on the Atlantic shelf when contact with...
  • Ten die in Indonesian helicopter crash 04-08-2011 12:08 PM

    Jakarta: A helicopter chartered by an Australian mining company slammed into a mountain in eastern Indonesia, killing all 10 passengers and crew, the head of the search and rescue team said Thursday. The Bell 412 - carrying two Australians, two South Africans and six Indonesians - lost contact with authorities...
  • BSF team visits helicopter crash site in Sirohi 14-05-2011 08:37 PM

    Jaipur: A BSF team comprising of technical experts on saturday visited the site in Sirohi district in Rajasthan to probe the helicopter crash that left four people dead. The mishap took place on Friday when the helicopter crashed in the hills of village Fatehpura near Abu Road here in the...
  • 4 killed in BSF helicopter crash in Rajasthan 13-05-2011 06:46 PM

    Sirohi (Rajasthan): A Pawan Hans helicopter of the Border Security Force crashed in Sirohi district of Rajasthan on Friday killing the pilot and three others. Sirohi District Collector Ram Meena said that the helicopter crashed at 3 pm near Bahadurpura village. A team of officials from Mount Abu reached the...
  • Former Arunachal CM Dorjee Khandu cremated 10-05-2011 01:35 PM

    Tawang: Thousands of people bid a tearful adieu to former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu whose mortal remains were consigned to flames on Tuesday, 10 days after his death in a helicopter crash. Over 7000 people gathered at the cremation ground at Shebdung near his native village in Tawang...
  • Osama raid glitch could now be headache for US 07-05-2011 09:57 AM

    Washington: The one major problem for the Navy SEALs who killed Osama bin Laden was the crash of one of their helicopters. It was no ordinary military chopper. Numerous aviation experts say they see several telltale signs of stealth technology in photos of what was left after the SEAL team...
  • Dorjee Khandu's body reaches Itanagar 06-05-2011 12:31 AM

    New Delhi: Finally, after 6 days, a helicopter landed in the helipad in Itanagar's Governor House on Thursday afternoon carrying Dorjee Khandu's dead body from Tawang. The MI 17 helicopter brought the body after a painstaking search in Sela Pass, which finally resulted in locating the helicopter debris and the...
  • Are Pawan Hans choppers flying coffins? 05-05-2011 12:00 AM

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Are Pawan Hans choppers flying coffins?' ...
  • Sad story of aircraft crashes and politicians 04-05-2011 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu's death in a helicopter crash adds another sad chapter to the story of politicians who have died in chopper and airplane accidents in the country over the past several decades. The tragedy is a grim reminder of the deaths in aerial crashes...
  • Villagers identify Dorjee's body at crash site 04-05-2011 06:32 PM

    New Delhi: Hopes of finding Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu alive are all but over with locals spotting the debris of a chopper and also five bodies near Lobuthang in Tawang district on Wednesday morning. A few hours later, villagers in the area identified one of the dead as...
  • Animated map: Arunachal CM's chopper crash 04-05-2011 12:36 PM

    New Delhi: A terrain visualisation video created using ISRO's Bhuvan 3D satellite mapping showing the region where the Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu's helicopter crash. ...
  • Helicopter crash near site of Osama operation 02-05-2011 10:26 AM

    Islamabad: A helicopter crashed near Abbottabad city in northwest Pakistan during an operation by US special forces that resulted in the killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, Pakistani TV news channels reported on Monday. The military helicopter burst into flames after crashing into the compound of a house...
  • Sikkim: Four Armymen killed in helicopter crash 22-04-2011 12:11 PM

    Gangtok: Four Army personnel have been killed in a helicopter crash in north Sikkim, Eastern Army Command sources have told CNN-IBN. The Army helicopter, with two pilots and two soldiers, went missing on Thursday while flying over north Sikkim. The wreckage of the helicopter, which was taking part in a...
  • 17 Killed, 4 injured in Arunachal chopper crash 19-04-2011 09:33 PM

    Pawan Hans helicopter crashed in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang on Tuesday with 23 people on board. ...
  • Helicopter crashes in Tawang, 17 dead 19-04-2011 03:50 PM

    Tawang: At least 17 people were killed when a Pawan Hans helicopter crashed in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang at 2 PM on Tuesday. There were 23 people on board the helicopter including five crew members and two children. Four people have been injured with two reported to be in a critical...
  • 1 dead, 3 injured in Navy chopper crash 02-06-2010 07:41 PM

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