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Pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash counselled by FAA after 2015 incident

Pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash counselled by FAA after 2015 incident

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) faulted the pilot of the helicopter that crashed in January killing basketball great Kobe Bryant and eight others for violating flight rules in a 2015 incident.

Weather conditions scrutinised as probe into Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash opens

Weather conditions scrutinised as probe into Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash opens

Overcast skies and fog reported at the scene of the helicopter wreck that killed Los Angeles basketball great Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others figured prominently on Monday ...

France honours 13 soldiers killed in Mali helicopter disaster

France honours 13 soldiers killed in Mali helicopter disaster

Hundreds of people gathered in Paris on Monday to honour 13 soldiers killed while battling jihadist insurgents in Mali, ahead of a national ceremony to mourn a disaster ...

Thirteen French soldiers killed in Mali helicopter collision

Thirteen French soldiers killed in Mali helicopter collision

Thirteen French soldiers were killed in Mali when two helicopters collided while fighting insurgents in the country's restive north, officials said Tuesday, the heaviest single loss for the French military in nearly four decades.

Six die in helicopter crash in Norway

Six die in helicopter crash in Norway

All six people on board the civilian helicopter that crashed in northern Norway on Saturday afternoon have died, the police said on Sunday.

Seven killed in Mallorca crash between plane and helicopter

Seven killed in Mallorca crash between plane and helicopter

Four Germans were among the seven people who died in the collision of a helicopter and an ultralight plane on the Spanish island of Mallorca on Sunday, the German foreign office confirmed early Monday.

Helicopter crash kills four Americans and their pilot in Kenya: police

Helicopter crash kills four Americans and their pilot in Kenya: police

Four Americans and their Kenyan pilot were killed when their helicopter crashed on a remote island in Lake Turkana in a national park in northwest Kenya, police said on Monday.

Four killed as helicopter and small plane collide above Italian Alps

Four killed as helicopter and small plane collide above Italian Alps

A mid-air collision between a helicopter and a light aircraft above the Italian Alps has killed at least four people, local media reported on Friday.

Mexican governor, senator killed in helicopter crash

Mexican governor, senator killed in helicopter crash

The governor of the Mexican state of Puebla and her husband, a senator and former governor, were killed on Monday in a helicopter crash, the country's president said.

Afghan army helicopter crashes, killing 25 on board: officials

Afghan army helicopter crashes, killing 25 on board: officials

An Afghan army helicopter carrying 25 people crashed in western Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing all those on board, officials said.

Helicopter jailbreak gangster arrested in France

Helicopter jailbreak gangster arrested in France

A gangster who made a Hollywood-esque helicopter jailbreak was arrested in northern France on Wednesday after three months on the run, sources close to the case said.

Woman gives birth after helicopter rescue from India floods

Woman gives birth after helicopter rescue from India floods

A heavily pregnant woman stranded by floods in the Indian state of Kerala gave birth just after being airlifted to safety, an Indian Navy spokesman said, as the military stepped up rescue operations on Saturday.