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Army Apache Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Leak

An Army Reserve Apache helicopter had to make an emergency landing in a rural field near County Road 215 in Grimes County, Texas, on January 28.

The helicopter was flying from Conroe and had just refueled near Bryan-College Station when the pilot noticed a hydraulic leak and decided to make an emergency landing.

There were two people aboard at the time; neither of them were injured.

The helicopter belonging to the 1st Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment was repaired overnight and was able to fly back to Conroe next morning.

Two Killed as Small Plane Crashes in Madison County

A two-seater RV-4 plane crashed in a heavily wooded area off Mosley Hall Road in rural Madison County, Florida, on December 17.

The plane took off from Jim Taylor Field at Ocala International Airport and was heading to Tallahassee International Airport when it went down.

There were two people aboard at the time; both of the were killed in the crash. They were identified as the pilot William Swiggart, 32, and the passenger Maitland Harvey, 18.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Fort Campbe Helicopter Crashed in Tennessee; 2 Pilots Killed

A Fort Campbe helicopter crashed into a rural field, and then caught fire, near Cumberland River, Tennessee, on the night of December 2.

The helicopter crashed during a training exercise, taking the lives of 2 Fort Campbe pilots.

According to the Army Combat Readiness Centre Spokesperson, “We’re working on getting all the facts together, and are in the process of getting information”.

Government Helicopter Crashes in Mexico; 2 Dead

Helicopter crashA state helicopter crashed in a rural area of Veracruz, Mexico, on October 6.

Authorities said the Bell 430 went down near El Lencero airport, Xalapa.

There were 2 people aboard the aircraft at the time; both of them were killed. They were identified as Capt. David Barrera and Capt. Fausto Calderon.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

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