Helicopter

U.S. Marine Corps Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Sunday, January 7, 2018
By George Hatcher

A U.S. Marine Corps helicopter made an emergency landing on Ikeijima island in Okinawa, Japan, on January 6th. Authorities said the crew decided to land in emergency after the UH-1Y helicopter experienced a rotor problem. All four crew members aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Helicopter and Plane Collide Mid-Air in Buckinghamshire; Four Killed

Friday, November 17, 2017
By George Hatcher

A two-seater plane collided mid-air with a helicopter in Buckinghamshire, England, on November 17th. It is believed that both aircraft were flying from Wycombe Air Park when they collided near Waddesdon. Four people were killed in the crash. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch is investigating the cause of accident. Download article as PDF »

High-Ranking Saudi Prince Dies in Helicopter Crash

Monday, November 6, 2017
By George Hatcher

A helicopter carrying a Saudi prince and seven government officials crashed in Asir province of Saudi Arabia, on November 5th. The incident happened when Prince Mansour bin Muqrin, the deputy governor of Asir province, was conducting an aerial inspection of local infrastructure projects near Abha. All eight people aboard were killed in the crash.... »

Five Feared Dead After Helicopter Crashed in Kenya

Monday, October 23, 2017
By George Hatcher

A helicopter crashed into Lake Nakuru in Kenya, on October 21st. The helicopter, carrying five people, was en-route to an election campaign rally when it went down. According to a statement issued by Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, “Initial indications are that there are no survivors.” Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika said three people aboard the... »

Russian Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Hama, Syria

Sunday, October 8, 2017
By George Hatcher

A Russian military helicopter made an emergency landing in Hama, Syria, on October 6th. The Mi-28 helicopter was escorting a Mi-8 transport helicopter when it experienced a technical fault. The aircraft landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

ShandsCair Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing due to Unruly Patient

Friday, October 6, 2017
By George Hatcher

A ShandsCair helicopter made an emergency landing at Belleview High School in Marion County, Florida, on October 4th. The pilot decided to make an emergency landing after a patient became aggressive and attacked the medical team mid-air. The aircraft landed safely. The 66-year-old male patient was taken to Ocala Regional Medical Center. Download article... »

Westchester County Police Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in New Jersey

Friday, September 29, 2017
By George Hatcher

A Westchester County police helicopter made an emergency landing in Alpine, New Jersey, on September 28th. The helicopter was participating in a search operation with the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police when the pilot smelled smoke and decided to make an emergency landing. The aircraft landed in a parking lot at State Line Lookout. No... »

U.S. Coast Guard Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Coronado

Thursday, August 10, 2017
By George Hatcher

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter made an emergency landing in an empty parking lot near Silver Strand State Beach in Coronado, California, on August 8th. Authorities said the crew decided to land as a precaution after a warning light in the cockpit came on. The helicopter landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Helicopter Crash in India Kills One; Two Injured

Sunday, June 11, 2017
By George Hatcher

A helicopter lost its balance and crashed while taking-off from Himalayan shrine of Badrinath, Uttarakhand, India, on June 10th. The accident happened due to insufficient air pressure. A crew member lost his life while the two pilots sustained injuries in the crash. All five passengers remained safe. The crash remains under investigation. Download article... »

Tour Helicopter Crashes in California; 3 Injured

Sunday, May 7, 2017
By George Hatcher

A tour helicopter made a crash landing, hit 2 vans, and caught fire in the parking area of Santa Barbara Municipal Golf Club in California, in the afternoon of May 5th. The four-seater Robinson R-44 was returning to the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport after a tour, when it developed a mechanical problem. All three... »

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