Helicopter crashes

March 27, 2019 - 1:02 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Officials in Kazakhstan say a military helicopter has crashed on a training flight, killing all 13 people on board. The Defense Ministry said the helicopter went down Wednesday in the Zhalagash region in southern Kazakhstan, east of the Aral Sea. It added that the Mi-8 helicopter was...
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FILE - In this undated file photo, the snow-capped mountain of Nanga Parbat is seen in northern Pakistan. A Pakistani mountaineering official says military helicopters could not drop off four Spanish rescuers to search for a missing pair of European climbers because of heavy snowing. (AP Photo/Musaf Zaman Kazmi, File)
March 04, 2019 - 9:16 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani army aviation helicopters which took off Monday with four Spanish rescuers onboard found no trace yet of a missing pair of European climbers on Nanga Parbat, the world's ninth highest mountain, official said. Italian Daniele Nardi and Briton Tom Ballard, whose mother died...
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March 04, 2019 - 4:46 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan police say four Americans and a local pilot are dead after their helicopter crashed on an island in Lake Turkana in the north. The internal police report seen by The Associated Press says the crash occurred Sunday evening in Central Island National Park as two...
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Kashmiri villagers and Indian army soldiers gather near the wreckage of an Indian aircraft after it crashed in Budgam area, outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Feb.27, 2019. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
February 27, 2019 - 10:16 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on escalating India-Pakistan tensions (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The European Union is urging India and Pakistan to "exercise utmost restraint" as tensions mount between the two nuclear powers around the disputed region of Kashmir. EU foreign policy chief Federica...
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Rescuers work at the site of a helicopter crash, in Cekmekoy, Istanbul, Turkey, Monday. Feb. 11, 2019. A Turkish official says four soldiers who were on a military helicopter that crashed in Istanbul have died. Istanbul Gov. Ali Yerlikaya said no one else was hurt in Monday's crash. (DHA via AP)
February 11, 2019 - 2:37 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — A military helicopter crashed Monday in a residential area of Istanbul while trying to make an emergency landing, killing four soldiers on board, Turkish officials said. The UH-1 type helicopter crashed on the grounds of a housing complex in the Cekmekoy district on Istanbul's Asian...
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February 02, 2019 - 3:44 pm
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The helicopter of Nigeria's vice president crash-landed on its side on Saturday but he and the crew were unscathed, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said. "We are safe and sound!" Osinbajo tweeted after the crash in Kabba in Kogi state, saying the crew managed the situation well...
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January 25, 2019 - 12:42 pm
MILAN (AP) — A midair collision between a small tourist airplane and a helicopter carrying skiers to a glacier in the northwestern Italian region of Val d'Aosta killed five people Friday, Italy's national alpine rescue corps said. Alpine rescue corps spokesman Walter Milan said the crash happened...
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January 03, 2019 - 3:32 am
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The Nigerian military says that an air force helicopter crashed in combat, as fighting raged against Boko Haram extremists for control of the strategic northeastern town of Baga. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola tweeted that the helicopter crash occurred Wednesday. He said...
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December 29, 2018 - 1:44 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A rescue helicopter has crashed near the world's longest zipline, killing its entire crew in Ras al-Khaimah in the northeastern area of the United Arab Emirates. The state-run WAM news agency says the crash took place during a rescue mission at around 5:50 p.m...
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FILE - In this July 4, 2010 file photo, Rafael Moreno Valle, candidate of the "Compromiso por Puebla" party coalition, flashes two thumbs up after casting his vote during state elections in Puebla, Mexico. Moreno Valle, who went on to win the 2010 gubernatorial race, died in what local media are reporting as a helicopter crash on Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, along with his wife Martha Erika Alonso, who is currently the governor of Puebla. (AP Photo/Joel Merino, File)
December 24, 2018 - 9:21 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A husband-and-wife political power couple who were the current and ex-governors of the central Mexican state of Puebla died in a Christmas Eve helicopter crash, officials announced. Mexico's political class was stunned by the deaths of Gov. Martha Erika Alonso and ex-Gov. Rafael...
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