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5 Killed after NATO helicopter Crashes in Kabul

By George Hatcher

A helicopter crashed at NATO’s Resolute Support Mission headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, on October 11. Authorities said the British Puma Mk 2 helicopter crashed while landing at the headquarters. Five people were killed in the crash. The deceased include 2 U.S. service members, 2 British service members and a French civilian contractor. Their names... »

Helicopter Crash in Florida; 2 Injured

By George Hatcher

A privately owned helicopter crashed into trees on Curle Road, Eustis, Lake County, Florida, on September 25. The helicopter, flying from Umatilla Municipal Airport, Florida, crashed after the pilot encountered some problem in its engine. The 2 people aboard sustained injuries and were airlifted to hospital. The incident is being investigated. Download article as... »

Pilot Walks Away after Helicopter Crashes near Ketchum, OK.

By George Hatcher

A Robinson R-44 helicopter crashed in a hayfield around 2 miles north of Ketchum, Oklahoma, on August 25th. FAA authorities said the helicopter, flying from Ketchum airport, went down after it lost its tail rotor. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, remained uninjured. The accident is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

American Pilot, 5 Others Killed in Lagos Helicopter Crash

By George Hatcher

A helicopter crashed into a lagoon in Oworonshoki, Lagos, Nigeria, on August 12th. Authorities said the helicopter, operated by the Bristow Group, nose-dived into water behind a police station. It was transporting 12 people to Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, from an offshore oil rig at the time. Six people, including an American pilot,... »

Army Aviation Helicopter Crashed in Pakistan; 12 Killed

By George Hatcher

A Pakistan Army Aviation’s MI-17 helicopter crashed near Lasan Nawab, Mansehra, Pakistan, on August 6. The helicopter crashed during its flight from Rawalpindi to Gilgit. Authorities said the accident happened due to bad weather. At least 12 men from Pakistan armed forces were killed in the crash. The deceased were identified as Major Muzammil,... »

Helicopter Crashed in Illinois after Hitting Power Line; Pilot Injured

By George Hatcher

A helicopter crash-landed in Atkinson, Henry County, Illinois, at around 5 P.M. on August 5. According to sources, the aircraft hit a power line, caught fire, and landed in a soy bean field. The pilot, who was the only person aboard, was pulled out of the burning helicopter by farm owner. He was airlifted... »

Colombian Police Helicopter Crashed in Dense Forest; 15 Killed, 2 Injured

By George Hatcher

A Black Hawk helicopter crashed in dense forest near Gulf of Uraba, Colombia, on August 4. Authorities suspect the helicopter, carrying 17 Colombian police officers, crashed due mechanical failure. The officers were going to the Gulf of Uraba for an important operation at the time. Fifteen police officers died while another 2 sustained severe... »

Helicopter Crashed on a Mountain in North Queensland

By George Hatcher

A Bell Jet Ranger helicopter crashed on a big rock on Mount Cook, near Cooktown in north Queensland, Australia, on October 7. Apparently, the helicopter got caught in a strong gust of wind which caused it to flip shortly after it took off about 12:45 p.m. There were 6 people aboard the helicopter at... »

Helicopter Crashed in Germiston, SA; 2 Killed

By George Hatcher

A small helicopter crashed and caught fire near Rand Airport in Germiston, South Africa, on the afternoon of September 25. Two people, including a man and a woman, were killed in the accident. The helicopter belonged to MiX Telematics Africa. The company’s managing director Brendan Horan said, “MiX Telematics are aware of the incident... »

Private Helicopter Crashed into Sea in Denmark; 3 Dead 1 Missing

By George Hatcher

A U.S. built Robinson 44 helicopter crashed into waters in central Denmark, near the eastern coast of Samsoe Island, on September 5. The authorities believe that the private helicopter was en-route to Samsoe with 4 people aboard when it crashed. Three dead bodies have so far been recovered from the sea, while the search... »

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