Helicopter crashes

December 16, 2018 - 7:25 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese authorities say four people have died when a helicopter in the country's medical emergency service crashed. Portugal's National Institute of Medical Emergencies says Sunday that the helicopter went down Saturday in the Serra de Pias hills east of Porto while it...
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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2013 file photo, Troy Gentry of the Country Music duo Montgomery Gentry performs on the Rebels On The Run Tour in Lancaster, Pa. Federal investigators say pilot error following engine maintenance problems caused a helicopter crash last year that killed Gentry and the pilot in New Jersey. The September 2017 crash occurred during a pleasure flight for Gentry at the Flying W Airport in Medford, where he was to perform that night at the airport’s resort. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)
December 04, 2018 - 12:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pilot error following engine maintenance problems caused the helicopter crash that killed Montgomery Gentry singer Troy Gentry and the pilot at a small airport where he was to perform that night, federal investigators said. The pilot cut the engine too soon as he tried an...
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Firefighters and security members work after a military helicopter with five soldiers on board crashed in an Istanbul neighborhood on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, killing four of them, officials said. The fifth soldier was rushed to a hospital with injuries. The state-run Anadolu Agency said the helicopter, which was on a training flight, hit the roof of a building and crashed in between apartment blocks in Istanbul's Sancaktepe neighborhood, on the Asian side of the city that straddles two continents.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
November 26, 2018 - 6:28 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Four Turkish soldiers died while another was fighting for life after their helicopter crashed Monday into a residential area of Istanbul. Even though the helicopter struck a four-storey building before crashing, there were no civilian casualties, according to the state-run Anadolu...
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Leicester City fans gather at Jubilee Square in Leicester, before taking part in a memorial walk to the King Power Stadium, in honour of the club's owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four others who died in a helicopter crash outside the stadium on October 27. Saturday Nov. 10, 2018. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
November 10, 2018 - 10:59 am
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester players led thousands of fans on a walk from the center of the city to the club's stadium as soccer returned home for the first time since the death of the owner who oversaw the team's transformation into improbable English Premier League champions. The march...
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Players and officials of the English Premier League club Leicester City arrive at a Buddhist temple to participate in the funeral rituals of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. An elaborate funeral began Saturday for Thai billionaire and Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died last week when his helicopter crashed in a parking lot next to the English Premier League club's stadium. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
November 04, 2018 - 8:53 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Leicester City manager Claude Puel led his soccer team's players as they arrived Sunday at a Bangkok temple to pay their respects to the club's late founder. Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was killed when his helicopter crashed Oct. 27 in a parking lot next to the English...
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Leicester City fans with a giant banner that reads 'RIP Vichai' during the English Premier League soccer match between Cardiff City and Leicester City at the Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. Wales. Saturday Nov. 3, 2018. (Simon Galloway/PA via AP)
November 03, 2018 - 5:48 pm
The smiles returned briefly to the faces of Leicester's players on Saturday following the most traumatic week of their careers. In its first game since the death of club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in a helicopter crash last weekend, Leicester won an emotional and highly charged English Premier...
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Security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack on prison employees' vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. An Interior Ministry official says the suicide bomber has struck outside the country's largest prison on the eastern edge of the capital Kabul. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
October 31, 2018 - 7:32 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan army helicopter crashed Wednesday in bad weather in the western Farah province, killing all 25 people on board, including the deputy corps commander of the western zone, a provincial spokesman said. Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman for the Farah governor, said the...
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FIEL - In this May 7, 2016, file photo, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha applauds beside the trophy as Leicester City celebrate becoming the English Premier League soccer champions at King Power stadium in Leicester, England. Thai billionaire and Leicester City owner Srivaddhanaprabha, who died when his helicopter crashed in a parking lot next to the soccer club's stadium, was known to fans as a smiling, benevolent man who gave away free beers and hot dogs on his birthday and brought the club its fairytale English Premier League title in 2016. He was 60. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
October 28, 2018 - 10:34 pm
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha achieved what seemed impossible in modern soccer: Gaining promotion with a modest club and winning the English Premier League title within two years. Bankrolling Leicester City but without the lavish spending of the bigger clubs, the Thai...
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Flowers are seen outside Leicester City Football Club after a helicopter crashed in flames the day before, in Leicester, England, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. A helicopter belonging to Leicester City's owner — Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha —crashed in flames in a carpark next to the soccer club's stadium shortly after it took off from the field following a Premier League game on Saturday night. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
October 28, 2018 - 2:14 pm
LEICESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the helicopter crash at English soccer club Leicester City (all times local): 6:05 p.m. A person with knowledge of the situation says the Thai owner of English Premier League club Leicester was on a helicopter that crashed and burst into flames shortly after...
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October 19, 2018 - 3:14 am
TOKYO (AP) — An U.S. Navy helicopter has crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, causing non-fatal injuries to sailors. The Navy's 7th Fleet said in a statement the MH-60 Seahawk crashed shortly after takeoff Friday while the carrier was off the Philippine coast. The...
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