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Two Dead in London Helicopter Crash

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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British police report at least two people are dead after a commercial helicopter crashed into a roadway in south-central London, near a key rail station for incoming commuters. Reports say the helicopter pilot was one of those killed. Medical authorities say nine other people were injured. One of the injured was in critical condition. Local […]

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Fire Brigade: Helicopter Crashes in Central London

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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British police report at least two people are dead after a helicopter crashed onto a roadway in south-central London, near a key rail station for incoming commuters. Local news reports say the aircraft hit a crane atop an apartment building before hurtling to the ground, igniting a fireball that sent plumes of smoke into the […]

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Fire Brigade: Helicopter Crashes in Central London

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 4:50 am (UTC-5)
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British police report at least two people are dead after a helicopter crashed into a roadway in south-central London, near a key rail station for incoming commuters. Local news reports say the aircraft hit a crane before hurtling to the ground, igniting a fireball that sent plumes of smoke into the sky. The helicopter is […]

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Fire Brigade: Helicopter Crashes in Central London

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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London’s fire brigade says it is attending to a helicopter crash near the Thames river in the central part of the city. News reports say the aircraft crashed into a crane before hurtling to the ground, sending plumes of smoke into the sky. The helicopter is believed to have hit two cars, jamming traffic in […]

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International Military Helicopter Crashes in Afghanistan Killing 6 Troops

Posted January 19th, 2012 at 8:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A helicopter belonging to international military forces in Afghanistan crashed in the country’s south Thursday, killing six NATO service members. A spokesman for the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan announced the accident early Friday and said there was no insurgent activity reported in the area when the helicopter went down. The cause of the […]

New Zealand: Helicoptert Crashes As It Installs Christmas Tree

Posted November 23rd, 2011 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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((Video in Asset Manager: ReutersUS 3 – 11/23/2011 3:09:00 AM – BC-RREP-NOV23-NEW A helicopter in New Zealand crashed Wednesday while helping to install a Christmas tree on Auckland’s waterfront. The pilot escaped serious injury. Dramatic footage captured by New Zealand television shows the pilot slowly descending from about eight meters when the helicopter’s rotor blades […]

Five Killed in Belarus Helicopter Crash

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 7:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A Belarusian border guard helicopter has crashed, killing all five people on board. Officials say the European-made helicopter crashed Thursday afternoon near the border with Lithuania and burst into flames. Three of the people on board were journalists filming a report. The cause of the crash was not immediately known.

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Helicopter Crashes in NYC’s East River; 1 Dead

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 6:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A helicopter carrying five people has crashed into New York City’s East River, killing one woman. The other people on board, including the pilot, were rescued. Two of the survivors were reported to be in critical condition. Authorities say the Bell 206 helicopter went into the river off 34th Street in Manhattan shortly after takeoff […]

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Missing Indonesia Rescue Helicopter Safe

Posted September 11th, 2011 at 3:11 am (UTC-5)
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Indonesian authorities say a rescue helicopter that disappeared Saturday and was feared to have crashed, made a safe emergency landing in the remote province of Papua. The military said Sunday that the chopper had been searching for the Australian and Slovakian pilots from a Susi Air aircraft that crashed. Bad weather forced the helicopter to […]

3 Killed in Australia Helicopter Crash

Posted August 18th, 2011 at 11:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A three-man news team from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation was killed Thursday night, when their helicopter crashed in a remote Outback area. Veteran reporter Paul Lockyer, his cameraman John Bean and pilot Gary Ticehurst died when their aircraft went down near Lake Eyre in South Australia state. It took police hours to reach the crash […]

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