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2 years 7 months ago

1 dead in Coast Guard helicopter crash

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says one crewmember is dead and three others remain missing following a helicopter crash in Alabama during a training mission. Spokeswoman Petty Officer 2nd Class Elizabeth Bordelon says an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crashed Tuesday evening in Mobile Bay, near Point Clear, Ala....

2 years 11 months ago

5 dead after copter crash in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) - Federal officials are investigating the fiery crash of a helicopter that slammed into a mountain ridge on Hawaii's Molokai island, killing the pilot and four tourists aboard. Authorities say the aircraft carrying the five people was on a tourist excursion of West Maui and Molokai when...

3 years 5 months ago

Reality TV copter crew goes down near Pa. campus

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) - Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a helicopter carrying a reality television crew crashed near Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and the four people aboard were taken to hospitals, but no fatalities were reported. The helicopter went down shortly after 8:30 p.m. Saturday between two apartment buildings,...

3 years 8 months ago

4 injured in helicopter crash near Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. - Four people were injured Monday when a sheriff's department helicopter crashed on the side of a rugged mountain northwest of Tucson, officials said. The extent of their injuries wasn't immediately known, but at least one of the injured was able to talk to rescuers, said Deputy...

4 years 1 month ago

Afghan helicopter crash kills 9 Americans

A helicopter crash killed nine American troops in Afghanistan on Tuesday, NBC News reported. The incident made 2010 the deadliest year for foreign troops of the war, according to monitoring website iCasualties.org. The deaths take the toll so far this year to at least 529. Last year, 521 foreign...

4 years 2 months ago

UPDATE: Helicopter crashes in Tucson

Three people were killed in Tucson, Arizona when a medical helicopter crashed and burst into flames. The chopper went down crashing into a fence in front of a house. A witness reported seeing the chopper drop to the ground after its rotors stopped working. He said the pilot...

4 years 7 months ago

Chopper heading to Colorado crashes

Officials say a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter has crashed in the Uinta Mountains in Utah. The helicopter was heading to Colorado. Summit County sheriff's office Det. Ron Bridge says two people reportedly sustained serious injuries, one had minor injuries and two others on board were not hurt. Bridge...

4 years 8 months ago

Military helicopter crashes in West Virginia

Mountainous terrain is hindering efforts to reach a Navy helicopter that crashed Thursday during a training exercise in a remote, area of West Virginia. West Virginia National Guard Lt. Col. Mike Cadle says military crews circling overhead are in touch with the aircraft. Trees at the crash site were...

4 years 11 months ago

3 Americans die in Iraq

Authorities say two American pilots have been killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq. Officials say the two died when their helicopter went down Sunday north of Baghdad. The military is also reporting that a Marine has died of noncombat-related injuries in a separate incident. Both incidents are under investigation.

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