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Helicopter Crashed During Training Exercise in Southern California; 2 Marines Killed

Monday, January 26, 2015
By George Hatcher
Helicopter Crashed During Training Exercise in Southern California; 2 Marines Killed

A Third Marine Aircraft Wing helicopter crashed at Twentynine Palms Marine base in Southern California on the afternoon of January 24. The UH-1Y Huey helicopter, carrying 2 Marines, crashed at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center during a training exercise. Both occupants were killed in the crash. They were later identified as Captain... »

Four Survive Bell Crash in Ruthi Switzerland

Saturday, December 22, 2012
By George Hatcher
Four Survive Bell Crash in Ruthi Switzerland

Dec 20, 2012, at 16:30 a Bell UH-1D Huey en route from Balzers to St. Gallen, Switzerland developed engine problems. The pilot touched down with skids, bounced, and crashed into a cottage in Rüthi in the Rhine valley about 200 meters from the highway. The gearbox and rotor were ten meters from the body... »

Firefighter Huey Crashes, Pilot Walks away

Monday, October 8, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Columbia Basin Helicopters Bell UH1H Huey Where: west of Shady Cove When: Oct 7, 2012 Who: pilot Why: The firefighting copter began losing pressure after dropping water on a grass fire, then crashed west of Shady Cove in an area of rough terrain. He was on the way to Grants Pass. Pilot Cody... »

Thai Chopper Down

Saturday, July 16, 2011
By George Hatcher
Thai Chopper Down

What: Royal Thai Army Aviation Bell UH-1H Huey Where: between Phetchaburi and Ratchaburi, Thailand When: July 16 2011 Who: 5 fatalities Why: A chopper on a mission (air ambulance flight) to rescue civilians trapped in Kaeng Krachan National Park crashed, killing 5 army officers aboard. Visibility was poor, with heavy rain and thick fog.... »

Narcotics Chopper Crash in Colombia Kills 8, 4 Survive

Saturday, June 11, 2011
By George Hatcher
Narcotics Chopper Crash in Colombia Kills 8, 4 Survive

What: Colombian Police Bell UH-1 Huey en route from La Salina to Yopal Where: La Salina, Casanare Province Colombia When: June 11, 2011 Who: 11 aboard, 8 fatalities Why: In Bogata, a police Huey crashed on take-off when it became entangled with electrical cables (high voltage wires). Mechanical failure may have been involved. Seven... »

Fatal Colombian Military Collision

Wednesday, April 21, 2010
By George Hatcher
Fatal Colombian Military Collision

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Diego Torres What: Fuerza Aérea de Colombia MD Helicopters/Hughes 500/530 Where: Chaparral, Tolima Colombia When: April 20, 2010 1:45 pm Who: 7 deaths reported Why: While performing maneuvers, a Bell 222UT helicopter and a Colombian Air Force MDH/Hughes 500/530 crashed on a military garrison... »

4 Fatalities in Colombian Helicopter Crash

Thursday, March 5, 2009
By George Hatcher
4 Fatalities in Colombian Helicopter Crash

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Javier Franco TOPPER What: Huey II police helicopter Where: crashed in South Colombia When: March 4 Who: four people on board; 4 fatalities: Lts. Juan Valero and Hernan Leal – the pilot and co-pilot, respectively – and agents Yesid Vidal and Gustavo Ibañez. Why:... »

Millions Awarded to Crash Victims

Thursday, September 4, 2008
By George Hatcher
Millions Awarded to Crash Victims

Two helicopters–both crews using night-vision goggles–participated in the nighttime maneuvers on Jan. 22, 2004 – a “low bird” that flew close to the ground and a “high bird” that flew above looking for possible obstructions. As the helicopters were leaving Talega Canyon, the UH-1N helicopter known as a Huey struck a 135-foot utility tower.... »

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