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Syrian chopper downed in NW Syria, killing crew

Syrian chopper downed in NW Syria, killing crew

A Syrian military helicopter was shot down over the last major rebel bastion in northwest Syria on Friday, killing its entire crew, state media said, in the second such incident this week.

Fog likely to figure prominently in probe of Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash

Fog likely to figure prominently in probe of Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash

Weather conditions appear likely to come under the scrutiny of investigators probing the helicopter crash that killed former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant,

Ex-basketball star Kobe Bryant, four others die in helicopter crash

Ex-basketball star Kobe Bryant, four others die in helicopter crash

Retired basketball star Kobe Bryant and four other people died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday morning, the city of Calabasas reported.

Three French flood rescuers killed in helicopter crash

Three French flood rescuers killed in helicopter crash

Three emergency workers were killed in a helicopter crash near Marseille while on a rescue mission in southern France where floods have left two dead, officials said Monday.

Two US service members killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash

Two US service members killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash

Two United States service members were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the US military said in a statement.

Three bodies found after S. Korean helicopter crash near disputed islets

Three bodies found after S. Korean helicopter crash near disputed islets

South Korean rescuers located three bodies believed to be among seven who went missing after their chopper crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from islets

S.Korean divers find crashed Airbus chopper, 7 people missing

S.Korean divers find crashed Airbus chopper, 7 people missing

Divers from South Korean rescue services on Friday located an Airbus chopper which fell into the sea with seven people on board off the disputed islets of Dokdo late on Thursday.

Airbus orders inspection of 400 helicopters following Norway crash

Airbus orders inspection of 400 helicopters following Norway crash

European aerospace giant Airbus has issued instructions for the immediate inspection of several models of its helicopters following an accident in Norway in which six people were killed.

Atop Manhattan skyscraper, investigators probe deadly helicopter crash

Atop Manhattan skyscraper, investigators probe deadly helicopter crash

Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) were sifting through the wreckage of a helicopter atop a Manhattan skyscraper on Tuesday as they sought to determine why the aircraft crashed on the roof a day earlier, killing the pilot.

Helicopter carrying Nepal's tourism minister crashes

Helicopter carrying Nepal's tourism minister crashes

A helicopter carrying Nepal's tourism minister has crashed in Nepal's hilly east, officials said Wednesday, with no word yet on the fate of those aboard.

Three killed in UN helicopter crash in disputed region

Three killed in UN helicopter crash in disputed region

An Ethiopian military helicopter crashed inside a United Nations compound in the disputed Abyei region between Sudan and South Sudan, killing three crew members and injuring 10 passengers, the UN said in a statement Sunday.

At least 7 officials killed in Sudan helicopter crash

At least 7 officials killed in Sudan helicopter crash

At least seven local government officials were killed in a helicopter crash in Sudan's eastern al-Qadarif state on Sunday, state news agency SUNA reported.