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Helicopter Crash in Minnesota Kills Two

Sunday, October 9, 2016
By George Hatcher

A helicopter crashed in a field and burst into flames in Lino Lakes, Anoka County, Minnesota, on the evening of October 6th. There were 2 men aboard. Both of them were killed in the crash. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Medical Helicopter Crashes in Oklahoma; No Casualties

Saturday, October 1, 2016
By George Hatcher

A medical helicopter crashed outside Comanche County Medical Hospital in Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma, on the morning of September 29th. According to sources, the helicopter was attempting to make emergency landing due to some issue, when it lost control and crashed. All four people onboard including the pilot remained unhurt. The cause of the... »

Military Helicopter Crashes in Egypt; 2 Pilots Killed

Saturday, September 24, 2016
By George Hatcher

A military helicopter crashed near El-Sheikh Gebyeel Military Airport, Abi Hamad, Al-Sharqeya, Egypt, on September 19th. The helicopter was carrying two pilots, both of whom were killed in the crash. The crash presumably happened due to a technical failure inside the helicopter. A detailed investigation has been initiated. Download article as PDF »

Sky One Airways Helicopter Diverts to India due to Technical Problem

Sunday, September 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Sky One Airways Helicopter Diverts to India due to Technical Problem

Sky One Airways helicopter had to divert and make an emergency landing in Nagaon, Assam, India, on September 15th. The helicopter carrying 8 people was bound for Ithanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, when it encountered a sudden technical problem. The helicopter landed safely. All 6 crew members and 2 passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Helicopter Crash in Kenya Leaves 4 Injured

Saturday, September 10, 2016
By George Hatcher

A 12-seater helicopter crashed at the National Youth Service (NYS) engineering institute near Mathare, Nairobi, Kenya, on September 8th. The helicopter carrying 4 people was on routine patrol when it developed a mechanical problem. All 4 people suffered non-life threatening injuries in the crash. The injured were taken to hospital. Download article as PDF »

Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Florida

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By George Hatcher

A military helicopter made an emergency landing near Century, Florida, on September 6th. The incident happened when the TH 57 training helicopter from Naval Air Station Whiting Field was carrying a student and an instructor. Authorities confirmed that both occupants of the aircraft remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

National Guard Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Texas due to Mechanical Issue

Monday, September 5, 2016
By George Hatcher

A National Guard chopper had to make an emergency landing in a muddy field near Interstate 10, Baytown, Texas, on the evening of August 30th. The pilot had encountered a mechanical issue mid-air, which prompted him to land. The helicopter got stuck in the mud. No casualties were reported. Download article as PDF »

Pawan Hans Helicopter Makes Precautionary Landing in India due to Bad Weather

Monday, August 29, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Pawan Hans chopper had to divert and make a precautionary landing in Kelva, Palghar, Maharashtra, India, on August 27th. The Bell 407 flying from Vedodara, Gujrat to Juhu, Mumbai, was diverted due to bad weather conditions. The helicopter landed safely. All 6 people onboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Helicopter Crashes in Nepal; 7 Killed

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Helicopter Crashes in Nepal; 7 Killed

A Fishtail Air helicopter crashed at Bhatine Danda in Nuwakot district of Nepal, on August 8th. The helicopter went down while it was transporting a five-year-old girl to Kathmandu for medical treatment. There were seven people aboard at the time, including the baby and her family members; all of them were killed in the... »

Helicopter Crash in Australia Leaves One Injured

Friday, July 29, 2016
By George Hatcher

A helicopter crashed in a secluded area near Blackall, western Queensland, Australia, on July 27th. According to sources, the man flying the helicopter was seriously injured in the crash. He was taken to hospital. The crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

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