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13 Killed in Mexico Helicopter Crash

Monday, February 19, 2018
By George Hatcher

A military helicopter crashed on top of two vehicles in Oaxaca, Mexico, on February 16th. The incident happened when the helicopter, carrying officials including Mexican Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete Prida and Oaxaca’s governor Alejandro Murat, was attempting to land at an airfield in Santiago Jamiltepec. All the occupants survived the crash, however, thirteen people... »

Helicopter Crashes in Grand Canyon; 3 Dead, 4 Injured

Sunday, February 11, 2018
By George Hatcher

A sight-seeing helicopter crashed in the Grand Canyon, Arizona, on February 10th. The helicopter, operated by Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, was carrying six passengers and a pilot when it crashed near Quartermaster Canyon on the Hualapai Nation. Three people were killed in the crash. Four others sustained serious injuries and were airlifted to a... »

Two French Army Helicopters Collide in Mid-Air: Five Killed

Sunday, February 4, 2018
By George Hatcher

Two French army training helicopters collided in mid-air between the towns of Cabasse and Carces in southern France, on February 2nd. According to the police, “The helicopters collided. There were three army personnel in one and two in the other. All are dead.” The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

1 Killed, 2 Injured in Garfield County Helicopter Crash

Monday, January 29, 2018
By George Hatcher

A helicopter crashed in Garfield County, Washington, on January 27th. The aircraft, operated by Kiwi Air, was carrying three Department of Wildlife biologists when it went down. One person was killed in the crash. Two others were injured and were taken to hospitals. Download article as PDF »

Four Killed in Ukraine Helicopter Crash

Saturday, January 27, 2018
By George Hatcher

A private Mi-8 helicopter crashed in central Ukraine, on January 25th. It is believed that the helicopter, belonging to a private company Ukrainian Helicopters, was on a training flight when it went down near the town of Kremenchuk, Ukraine. There were four people aboard at the time; all of them were killed in the... »

US Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Friday, January 26, 2018
By George Hatcher

A US military helicopter made an emergency landing in Tonaki, Okinawa, Japan, on January 23rd. The AH-1Z Viper helicopter was on a routine training flight when the crew noticed a warning indication light and decided to make an emergency landing. Both crew members aboard the aircraft remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Plane and Helicopter Collide Mid-Air in Germany; 4 Dead

Thursday, January 25, 2018
By George Hatcher

A helicopter and a small plane collided mid-air in Philippsburg, Germany, on January 23rd. Authorities said four people were killed in the crash, including two occupants of the plane and two helicopter pilots. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Ten Killed in Colombia Military Helicopter Crash

Friday, January 19, 2018
By George Hatcher

A Colombian army helicopter crashed in Antioquia, Colombia, on January 16th. The Russian-made MI-17 helicopter was carrying ten people when it went down near the town of Segovia. All ten people aboard, including two civilians and eight army personnel, were killed in the crash. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as... »

Helicopter Crashes in Ohio; Two Killed

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
By George Hatcher

A helicopter crashed into a field in Troy Township, Wood County, Ohio, on January 15th. The incident happened when the helicopter was carrying two workers who were doing survey work for the utility company FirstEnergy. Both occupants of the aircraft were killed in the crash. The FAA and the NTSB are investigating. Download article... »

U.S. Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Monday, January 8, 2018
By George Hatcher

A U.S. military helicopter made an emergency landing in Okinawa, Japan, on January 8th. Authorities said the Marine Corps AH-1 helicopter landed at a waste disposal site in Yomitan, after the crew received indication of a problem. There were two people aboard at the time; both remained unharmed. On January 6th, another Marines Corps... »

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