Tag: helicopter crash

Four People Killed in AW119 Helicopter Crash

Reading Time: 1 minute Four people were killed after Agusta Westland AW119 helicopter crashed Ulan-Ude, the capital of Siberia’s Buryatia republic. A helicopter crashed in Ulan-Ude. Four people on board of the aircraft were killed. The department of the Russian Emergencies Ministry in the republic of Buryatia confirmed the information. “We do confirm that a helicopter crashed in Ulan-Ude,” […]

Fatal Crash: Helicopter Crashed and Burst into Flames

Reading Time: 1 minute Three Emiratis and a foreigner were killed in the helicopter crash, which took place during a search and rescue operation near Jebel Jais. According to the UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the Agusta 139 helicopter was conducting a search and rescue mission near Jebel Jais, the UAE’s highest mountain, when the incident took place at […]

Helicopter Crash: Newlyweds Die Just Hours after Their Wedding

Reading Time: 1 minute Newlyweds from Texas, both 23, died in a crash of the Bell 206B Jet Ranger carrying them from the wedding venue after the celebration. Depending on the local media reports, the helicopter malfunctioned and crashed into a nearby hill, about 1.6km from the wedding venue. The pilot operating the aircraft was also killed in the […]

U.S. Military Helicopter Crashes in Iraq

Reading Time: 1 minute A U.S. military helicopter crashed in western Iraq with seven people on board, U.S. officials said late on Thursday. Two U.S. officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity and citing initial reports, said the aircraft was a HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter and it crashed near al-Qaim, a town in Anbar province close to the Syrian […]

Saudi Prince Killed in Helicopter Crash near Yemen Border

Reading Time: 1 minute A helicopter carrying several Saudi officials, including a high-ranking prince, has crashed in the kingdom’s southwest near the border with Yemen. Local newspaper Okaz reported the helicopter carrying Prince Mansour bin Muqrin Al Saud, deputy governor of Asir province,  went down while the officials were taking a tour of an area near the coast in […]

Thirteen Soldiers Killed in Turkish Military Helicopter Crash

Reading Time: 1 minute Turkish military officials have announced that an AS 532 Cougar military helicopter got entangled in high-voltage power lines, leading to a crash that killed thirteen Turkish military personnel. The crash occurred at about 7:40 PM local time, just three minutes after take-off. It took place near the town of Uludere in the Senoba district of […]

Two People Die in Mi-2 Helicopter Crash in Russia

Reading Time: 1 minute Two people, pilot and passenger, died as a result of the crash of a Mil Mi-2 helicopter in the Russian southwestern Krasnodar territory, according to a senior criminalist with the local investigative committee. “Two people died as a result of the crash. One of them was a pilot, information on the second one, whether he […]

Statoil Chopper Crashes Off Norway Coast, Fate of 13 on Board Unknown

Reading Time: 2 minutes A helicopter has crashed off the west coast of Norway near Bergen. A number of people are visible in the sea, while the helicopter was totally destroyed, witnesses told the TV2 news channel, as cited by Reuters. “We have received many, many reports of a helicopter crash just west of Turoy near Bergen. Many people […]