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Helicopter Crashes in Baltic, One Survivor

Saturday, March 1, 2014
By George Hatcher

A Deutsche Rettungsflugwacht-operated MBB BK 117C-1 helicopter training out of Güttin airfield on Rügen island fell from the sky. The German Martime Search and Rescue Service was on a training mission in Christoph Offshore 2 chopper when the helicopter lost altitude and fell into the Baltic. Two pilots and two passengers, a doctor and... »

Sunrise Airlines Helicopters Crashes in Taiwan

Thursday, October 17, 2013
By George Hatcher
Sunrise Airlines Helicopters Crashes in Taiwan

On Oct 16, 2013, a Sunrise Airlines Kawasaki BK helicopter with 3 aboard crashed on Jade Mountain, Taiwan. Two pilots and a passenger were aboard at the time of the crash. THe helicopter was porting supplies to the Central Weather Bureau’s observation station on Yushan. The crash victims were named: pilot Chang Kuo-kang, co-pilot... »

Petronorte helicopter Crash

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
By George Hatcher
Petronorte helicopter Crash

On July 9, 2013 around 9 a.m., a Petronorte MBB/Kawasaki BK 117A-4 was en route to repair the Caño Limon oil pipeline when it crashed near the town of Ocaña in the Norte de Santander, Colombia. Five people were aboard the helicopter when it crashed. The damage to the oil pipeline was the result... »

S African Helicopter Crash, 7 lost

Friday, July 23, 2010
By George Hatcher
S African Helicopter Crash, 7 lost

Pictured: A SAPS MBB BO-105CBS-4 Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Lonell Swatton What: South African Police Service MBB-BK 117-B1 Helicopter Where: Open field about 4km from Witbank, Mpumalanga, South Africa When: 23-JUL-2010 Who: 7 fatalities Why: 5 National Intervention Unit police officers, a pilot and a crew member died... »

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