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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.

Japanese tourist among five killed in Nepal chopper crash

Japanese tourist among five killed in Nepal chopper crash

Rescuers travelled on foot to reach the chopper's wreckage spotted on a forested hillside in neighbouring Nuwakot district.

American trainer killed in Riyadh helicopter crash

American trainer killed in Riyadh helicopter crash

An American trainer working with Saudi Arabia' National Guard was killed on Thursday in a helicopter crash in Riyadh in the course of a routine activity, a statement published by state media said.

Helicopter crash in Afghanistan kills three

Helicopter crash in Afghanistan kills three

A helicopter crash in northern Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least three people including a foreign pilot, Afghan officials said.

Helicopter pilot killed fighting Australian bushfire

Helicopter pilot killed fighting Australian bushfire

Australian Associated Press reported that the aircraft, a 1994 Kawasaki BK117, had crashed into a tree.

Eighteen killed in Russian helicopter crash in Siberia

Eighteen killed in Russian helicopter crash in Siberia

Eighteen people were killed in a helicopter crash in the Krasnoyarsk region in Siberia on Saturday, the aviation watchdog and emergency services said.

Three killed in helicopter crash in Thailand

Three killed in helicopter crash in Thailand

At least three people were killed in a helicopter crash in northeastern Thailand on Wednesday, officials said.

Russian helicopter crashes in Syria, killing both pilots

Russian helicopter crashes in Syria, killing both pilots

A Russian helicopter crashed in Syria late on Monday killing both pilots, Moscow's defence ministry said in a statement carried by news agencies.

Russian military helicopter crashes in Baltic Sea, two dead

Russian military helicopter crashes in Baltic Sea, two dead

A Russian military helicopter has crashed during a training night flight over the Baltic Sea, killing two pilots, the Russian army said on Friday.