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Ohio National Guard Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Tuscarawas Township, Ohio

Friday, March 24, 2017
By George Hatcher

An Ohio National Guard Black Hawk helicopter made an emergency landing in a field in Tuscarawas Township, Stark County, Ohio, on March 23rd. The aircraft was en-route from Akron-Canton Airport to Columbus, Ohio, when it had to make an emergency landing in a rye field. It is believed that the aircraft had experienced a transmission... »

Helicopter Carrying Pennsylvania National Guardsmen Makes Emergency Landing

Saturday, January 23, 2016
By George Hatcher

An Army National Guard helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing in a field near Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on January 22. The Blackhawk helicopter was returning to Fort Indiantown Gap after a training flight when an engine chip warning light came on, forcing the pilots to land in emergency. There were 2... »

Four Soldiers Killed as US Military Helicopter Crashes in Fort Hood

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
By George Hatcher

A UH-60L Blackhawk helicopter crashed in Fort Hood, Texas, on November 23. Authorities said the aircraft, the 7th Battalion, went down while it was on a routine training mission. There were four crew members aboard at the time; all of them were killed. They were identified as Sgt. 1st Class Toby A. Childers, 40,... »

Fort Carson Black Hawk Crashes in Douglas County

Friday, September 4, 2015
By George Hatcher
Fort Carson Black Hawk Crashes in Douglas County

A military chopper made a hard landing in U.S. Forest Service land, south of Rampart Range Road and Colorado 67, in Douglas County, Colorado, on September 2. The 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter took off from Fort Carson and was on a routine training flight when it went... »

7 Injured as U.S. Military Helicopter Crash-Lands in Japan

Friday, August 14, 2015
By George Hatcher
7 Injured as U.S. Military Helicopter Crash-Lands in Japan

A U.S. military chopper crash-landed around 20 miles east of Okinawa Island in Japan at around 1:46 p.m. on August 12th. The incident happened when the UH-60 Black Hawk, carrying 17 people, was on a training mission. According to the U.S. Pacific Command, it crash-landed on the USNS Red Cloud cargo vessel. Seven people... »

Colombian Police Helicopter Crashed in Dense Forest; 15 Killed, 2 Injured

Thursday, August 6, 2015
By George Hatcher
Colombian Police Helicopter Crashed in Dense Forest; 15 Killed, 2 Injured

A Black Hawk helicopter crashed in dense forest near Gulf of Uraba, Colombia, on August 4. Authorities suspect the helicopter, carrying 17 Colombian police officers, crashed due mechanical failure. The officers were going to the Gulf of Uraba for an important operation at the time. Fifteen police officers died while another 2 sustained severe... »

Military Helicopter Lands in Emergency near Hamilton-L.B. Owens Field

Friday, December 5, 2014
By George Hatcher
Military Helicopter Lands in Emergency near Hamilton-L.B. Owens Field

A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter made an emergency landing in an open field near Jim Hamilton – L.B. Owens Airport, Columbia, South Carolina, at 4:18 p.m. on December 4. The helicopter, assigned to the 1-111th General Aviation Support Battalion, S.C. Army National Guard military, had to make a precautionary landing after it experienced a... »

Military Chopper Goes Down in Colombia

Monday, December 5, 2011
By George Hatcher
Military Chopper Goes Down in Colombia

Pictured: A Colombian Army Blackhawk Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Rogier Westerhuis What: Colombian Blackhawk Where: San Jeronimo mountains When: Dec 3 2011 Who: 4 soldiers, 4 crew Why: The chopper crashed in the San Jeronimo mountains. No one aboard was seriously injured. The team had been deployed to... »

Lost: Thai Search And Rescue

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Thai military Black Hawk chopper Where: Myanmar border When: July 18, 2011 Who: 9 aboard Why: The chopper was on a search and rescue mission looking for 5 bodies in Saturday’s chopper crash in Krachan National park. Those aboard the chopper were On board were Major General Tawan Ruangsri, the 9th Infantry Division... »

Knik Glacier Rescue Update

Wednesday, August 11, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Black Hawk rescue helicopter Where: Knik Glacier Alaska Why: Attempting to rescue the five stranded on a glacier since Sunday afternoon, a Black Hawk rescue helicopter was damaged sliding and rolling on the glacier. The Air National Guard helicopter was forced to turn around. It took a day for the pararescue team (which... »

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