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Helicopter Crashed on a Mountain in North Queensland

Helicopter Crashed on a Mountain in North Queensland

HelicopterA 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 the time of accident. One of them was airlifted to Townsville Hospital, while another man, aged 60, was taken to Cooktown Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. A 40-year-old passenger was also taken to Cooktown Hospital but was later discharged.

The other 3 people aboard remained uninjured.

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AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean
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NTSB releases final report on fatal Farmington plane crash

NTSB releases final report on fatal Farmington plane crash
The tragic incident occurred on Sept. 2, 2021, when a Cessna plane departed from Robertson Airfield, ultimately colliding with the Trumpf building in Farmington.

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Russia’s Putin discusses Ukraine war with top Wagner commander

Russia’s Putin discusses Ukraine war with top Wagner commander
Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that a former aide of late Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin oversee volunteer fighter units in Ukraine.

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Pilot reveals how to tell when plane has cleared “high-threat environment”

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Kyle Koukol told Newsweek that the chimes you hear on a plane can indicate “something as simple as asking for a cup of coffee” from the cabin crew.

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RTI activist criticises AAP government’s plan to hire plane, Punjab Police advises him to remove post

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RTI activist Manik Goyal had shared a public notice where the Punjab government had invited bids to hire a plane.

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Osprey tiltrotor lands on British aircraft carrier

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A U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor has landed onboard the Kings Flagship, aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth.

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New updates in 2022 Carteret County plane crash investigation rule out fire

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NTSB release final report on 2021 plane crash in Brookshire

NTSB release final report on 2021 plane crash in Brookshire
The plane overshot the runway at Houston Executive Airport before crashing and bursting into flames. All 23 people on board managed to escape.

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Paper Planes to open first brick-and-mortar store in Soho

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Paper Planes, the fashion and lifestyle brand owned by Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, is set to unveil its first permanent retail store this Saturday, in the heart of Soho, New York City.

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Cam Heyward explains the details of Steelers team plane’s emergency landing in Kansas City

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Steelers defensive lineman Cam Heyward is pulling back the curtain on what happened with the Steelers’ emergency plane landing.

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NCAA lacks capacity to certify Boeing 737 simulator –Modibbo, NCAT Rector – The Sun Nigeria

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By Chinelo Obogo talktonelo@yahoo.com Following the controversy surround- ing the underutilisation of the country’s only Boeing 737 stimulator installed at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, by the immediate past administration, the rector of the school, Alkali Modibbo, has come out to clear the air. While speaking to aviation reporters recently on issues […]

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Delhi-Pune Flight: 100 Passengers Stranded Inside Plane for 2 Hours Without Pilot – News18

Delhi-Pune Flight: 100 Passengers Stranded Inside Plane for 2 Hours Without Pilot – News18
Air India’s pilot shortage causes nightmarish delays for passengers, leaving them stranded for hours. Punctuality and satisfaction concerns mount.

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PHOTOS: Former President Barack Obama arrives at Hillsboro Airport for Nike visit

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KOIN 6 has received exclusive photos of former President Barack Obama exiting a plane at Hillsboro Airport on Wednesday.

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Rep. Mary Peltola’s husband was ferrying more than 500 pounds of moose meat, antlers during fatal plane crash

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Eugene Peltola Jr. died when his plane ferrying moose meat and antlers crashed shortly after takeoff in Alaska on Sept. 12.

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Leominster man accused of attack on plane indicted on charges that carry life sentence

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Francisco Severo Torres, 33, a Leominster man who has claimed that God had named him “Balthazar,” was indicted today in federal court in Boston on one count of interference and attempted inte…Read More

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Investigators say a Texas plane crashed due to jammed tail parts and a pilot’s faulty inspection

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal accident investigators determined that jammed parts on the tail caused a plane to run off a runway and plow through a fence and into a pasture. The National Transportation…

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Repairs Begin On Incline Flag Pole – FOX8

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What’s known as the largest free-flying American flag over an inclined-plane is finally being reconstructed. It was back in may that the flagpole was removed due to structural issues but…

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Kohr Explores: Planes, new and old, in McMinnville for the OR International Air Show

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Friday afternoon, planes will take to the sky around McMinnville as the Oregon International Air Show returns!

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Investigation reveals likely cause of 2021 plane crash in Farmington that left 4 dead

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An investigation by the NTSB revealed the likely cause of a plane crash in September 2021 that left four people dead.

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Eugene Peltola’s plane crashed while carrying over 500 pounds of moose meat and antlers, new report says

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The 57-year-old husband of Alaska U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola was the only person aboard the Piper Super Cub that went down about 64 miles northeast of the village of St. Mary’s on Sept. 12.

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