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US Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

By George Hatcher

A US military helicopter made an emergency landing at Kumamoto Airport, Japan, on April 20th. Authorities said the crew decided to make an emergency landing after the UH-1 helicopter developed an issue with the engine cooling system. The aircraft landed safely. No injuries were reported. The helicopter belongs to the US Marine Corps Futenma... »

Two Soldiers Killed in Helicopter Crash at Fort Campbell

By George Hatcher

A U.S. military helicopter crashed during routine training at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, on April 6th. Two soldiers were aboard the AH-64E Apache helicopter when it went down. Both soldiers were killed in the crash. They were identified as Chief Warrant Officer 3 Ryan Connolly, 37, and Warrant Officer James Casadona, 28. An investigation into... »

Medical Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Arizona

By George Hatcher

A medical helicopter made an emergency landing in Redington Pass, Arizona, on April 2nd. The LifeNet helicopter was carrying four people, including a patient, when it suffered an engine failure. The pilot subsequently made a safe landing near mile marker 2 on Redington Road. Another helicopter transported the patient to a hospital. Download article... »

Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Mississippi

By George Hatcher

A military helicopter made an emergency landing in Prentiss County, Mississippi, on March 23rd. Authorities said the pilot decided to make an emergency landing after the Apache helicopter, heading to Tupelo, Mississippi, developed a transmission problem. The aircraft landed safely near Booneville. There were two people aboard at the time; both remained unharmed. The... »

Helicopter Carrying Ivanka Trump Suffers Engine Failure

By George Hatcher

A helicopter carrying first daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner made an emergency landing at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, on March 15th. The Sikorsky helicopter, en-route to New York, had to return after one of its engines failed. The couple boarded a commercial flight after the helicopter landed back safely.... »

Sheriff’s Office Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Alabama

By George Hatcher

A Shelby County Sheriff’s Office helicopter made an emergency landing in a field near Logan Martin Dam in Alabama, on March 15th. The incident happened after the aircraft came in contact with power lines. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The aircraft was participating in search for a missing kayaker. Download article as PDF »

U.S. Military Helicopter Crashes in Iraq; 7 Dead

By George Hatcher

A U.S. military helicopter crashed in Anbar province of Iraq, on March 16th. The HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter was carrying seven personnel when it went down near the city of al-Qaim. All seven people aboard were killed in the crash. The incident is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

13 Killed in Mexico Helicopter Crash

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... »

Indian Air Force Aircraft Crashes in Assam; 2 Killed

By George Hatcher

An Indian air force helicopter crashed in Majuli, Assam, India, on February 15th. The chopper took off from Jorhat air base and was on a routine sortie when it went down. There were two pilots on board at the time; both were killed in the crash. The cause of crash is under investigation. Download... »

Helicopter Crashes in Grand Canyon; 3 Dead, 4 Injured

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... »

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