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Day: <span>July 22, 2023</span>

Dive team deployed after helicopter crashes into Alaska lake; all 4 on board presumed dead

A rescue and recovery dive team was deployed Saturday after a helicopter with a pilot and three state workers crashed in a large lake on Alaska’s North Slope, officials said. “The official word is, they are missing, presumed fatal,” said Clint Johnson, the chief of the National Transportation Safety Board’s Alaska region. Challenges with the lake crash site and the availability of another helicopter in the area likely mean the aircraft won’t be raised from the middle of the shallow, 1-mile-wide

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Morgantown, U.S. Army conduct emergency airport exercise

Jul. 14—MORGANTOWN — It’s a beautiful fall morning and an excited crowd is gathered at the Morgantown Municipal Airport for the kickoff of another Balloons Over Morgantown weekend. But as the spectators count down to launch, a catastrophe is speeding their way. A C-130 Hercules loaded with hydrazine is in trouble over the West Virginia countryside. The large military transport has already lost …

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The Bridges at Toko-Ri – Trailers From Hell

A domestic Blu-ray arrives of Mark Robson’s Korean War rumination, from the pen of James Michener and fleshed out 100% by Paramount’s crack visual effects team. Superstar leads William Holden and Grace Kelly illustrate a hard lesson of modern warfare — even in ‘asymmetrical’ high-tech combat there is no guarantee of survival. Charles McGraw, Fredric…

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