Posts Tagged ‘helicopter’

Colombia Arrests 10 Over Attacks on Duque’s Helicopter, Military Base

BOGOTA—Colombia has arrested 10 people accused of involvement in attacks on a helicopter carrying President Ivan Duque and a military base last month that officials said on Thursday were planned by former FARC terrorist leaders based in Venezuela. The car bombing at the base in the northeastern city of Cucuta, home to the army’s 30th […]

Helicopter Carrying Colombia’s President Duque Struck by Bullets in Attack

BOGOTA—A helicopter carrying Colombia’s President Ivan Duque and others was struck by multiple bullets in an attack on Friday, he said in a video message. The incident took place while the president’s helicopter was flying through Colombia’s Catatumbo region toward the city of Cucuta, capital of the country’s Norte de Santander province, Duque said. “What’s […]

Everyone ‘safe’ after Colombia president’s helicopter attacked

Colombian President Iván Duque said that everyone was safe after a helicopter carrying him and several senior officials came under fire in a region bordering Venezuela. Defence Minister Diego Molano, Interior Minister Daniel Palacios and the governor of Norte de Santander state, Silvano Serrano were also on board the helicopter that was attacked in the […]

Myanmar’s ethnic rebels shoot down military helicopter as anti-coup protests continue (VIDEOS)

A major Burmese ethnic rebel group has claimed to have shot down a helicopter belonging to the country’s military. The incident comes amid continuing protests against the recent coup that ousted Myanmar’s civilian government. The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) said the helicopter had been shot down on Monday in Myanmar’s northernmost province of Kachin. The […]

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter makes its first flight – Watch

[embedded content]  NASA hopes to score a 21st-century Wright Brothers moment on Monday as it attempts to send a miniature helicopter buzzing over the surface of Mars in what would be the first powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. Landmark achievements in science and technology can seem humble by conventional measurements. The […]

NASA’s Mars helicopter makes first flight on another planet

Flight controllers in California confirmed Ingenuity’s brief hop after receiving data via the Perseverance rover, which stood watch more than 200 feet (65 meters) away. Ingenuity hitched a ride to Mars on Perseverance, clinging to the rover’s belly upon their arrival in an ancient river delta in February. The $85 million helicopter demo was considered […]

‘It’s thrilling, exciting and terrifying’: NASA prepares for first helicopter flight on Mars

Ingenuity hitched a ride to Mars nestled under the belly of the Perseverance rover, which landed on the Red Planet in February. The helicopter, which will only work for 31 days and can fly for 90 seconds max, is intended to demonstrate that flight is possible on another planet, which could open the door for […]

Wreckage of helicopter crash which killed Czech Republic’s richest man found in Alaska

The US National Transportation Safety Board announced on Friday that it had recovered the wreckage from a helicopter crash in Alaska that killed five people – including a Czech billionaire – and is sending a team of investigators to examine the evidence, according to local media report. On March 27, the helicopter carrying guides and […]

Five killed, one hurt as helicopter crashes at Alaska glacier

Five people were killed and one injured in a helicopter crash at a glacier near Anchorage, Alaska State Troopers said on Sunday.Among those killed was billionare Petr Kellner, the Czech Republic’s richest man, his financial group PPF said on Monday. Searchers found the crash site and survivor late Saturday night after the chopper was reported […]

French Billionaire Politician Olivier Dassault Killed In Helicopter Crash

PARIS (Reuters) – French billionaire Olivier Dassault was killed on Sunday in a helicopter crash, a police source said, with President Emmanuel Macron paying tribute to the 69-year old conservative politician. Dassault was the eldest son of late French billionaire industrialist Serge Dassault, whose namesake Dassault Aviation, builds the Rafale war planes and owns Le […]

Israeli military’s $2 billion future transport helicopter is allergic to dust

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Russian helicopter crash-lands in northern Syria, casualties reported

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Israel Air Force picks new transport helicopter: Lockheed Martin’s CH-53K

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US safety board to meet on Kobe Bryant fatal helicopter crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) meets on Tuesday to determine the probable cause of the January 2020 helicopter crash that killed retired NBA star Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others. The pilot’s actions have been in focus in the investigation into the crash of the Sikorsky S-76B helicopter outside Los Angeles into hilly […]

Helicopter counting sheep discovers mysterious monolith in Utah desert

A helicopter crew who were on a mission counting sheep have spotted a mysterious monolith in the middle of the desert in Utah. The shiny metal tower was spotted in the US state’s red desert, evoking scenes from sci-fi movies such as Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. It was discovered by a helicopter survey […]

Seven peacekeepers killed in Sinai helicopter crash; One survivor is in critical condition

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Azerbaijan shoots down Russian helicopter in Armenia, no Repercussions as Usual

    So the Muslim Azeri Turks shot down a Russian helicopter in Armenia and they admitted and apologized. Problem is so many are shooting down Russian planes and helicopters and there’s never any repercussions. Russia should have a doctrine similar to this: 1 Russian life = 100 non-Russian lives. This is what I would […]

Two soldiers die after Russian helicopter shot down in Armenia

Russia said on Monday that one of its military helicopters was shot down in Armenia, near the border with Azerbaijan, killing two servicemen and wounding another. Azerbaijan has claimed responsibility for the incident and apologised to Russia. The incident occurred near the border with the Azerbaijan exclave of Nakhchivan. Armenian and Azerbaijani forces have been […]

In a curious govt backed appeal for Westpac Rescue Helicopter funding, why are NZ farmers being asked full details of all stock & food available?

“Why is a government agency fronting a funding drive for Westpac Helicopter? Is this agency acting as a Trojan horse, to gather detailed food crop information, not just about stock but all food available on farms?” By Hilary Butler I have some SERIOUS questions, about the motives of the NZ government. Various properties have received […]

‘Approaching the UK’s area of interest’: Royal Navy deploys destroyer, attack helicopter to tail Russian research vessel

     The UK scrambled a Royal Navy warship and an RAF helicopter to follow a Russian Navy research ship as it passed through the English Channel. The move seems a bit overkill, as the Russian ship was not a ‘killing machine.’ The Royal Navy’s HMS Diamond was sent to tail Russian Northern Fleet research ship […]

Nuclear Security Helicopter Performs Radiation Survey Over University of Florida

Noisy NNSA Helicopter Measures Radioactivity Over University of Florida, May 7-9, 2018 National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) claims they notify the public when these operations take place, however I can’t find the notice or the story published in local media. The NNSA Helicopter can be seen and heard as far north as NW 16th Ave […]

Man killed by helicopter that came to rescue him

     A man was killed by helicopter blades when the aircraft flipped over during a dramatic rescue mission. Horrific footage captured the moment the man and another were being rescued after their own helicopter crashed in a remote part of the southwestern Cauca District in Colombia. Both men had been stranded in the hillside for […]

Attempted emergency landing kills 13 in Mexican helicopter crash, minister & governor aboard survive – UPDATE

     A helicopter carrying the Mexican interior minister and the governor of the earthquake-stricken state of Oaxaca has crashed. Both officials survived, but more than a dozen people were killed. The military helicopter carrying Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete Prida and Oaxaca Governor Alejandro Mura crashed while attempting an emergency landing in the disaster-affected province, the […]

Turkish military helicopter downed in Syria’s Afrin, 11 soldiers killed

nsnbc : Eleven Turkish soldiers lost their lives on Saturday when a helicopter was downed in northern Syria’s predominantly Kurdish Afrin region in Rojava […]

Turkish military helicopter shot down in Syria operation – Erdogan

Turkey v NATO: Will Ankara’s Syria incursion destroy ties with partners? “A little earlier, one of our helicopters was shot down,” Erdogan said in a televised address on Saturday. The helicopter is reported to have crashed in the Turkish Hatay Province on the border with Syria’s Afrin region where Ankara is conducting a military campaign […]

Venezuela Helicopter Attack: Pilot Oscar Pérez Caught up in Bloody Siege

Two police officers and several “terrorists” have been killed in an operation to capture a helicopter pilot accused of leading an armed rebellion in Venezuela last year, officials say. Venezuelan forces surrounded a house in the town of El Junquito, near the capital, Caracas, as they targeted the “cell” linked to pilot Oscar Pérez. The […]

Russian Mi-24 helicopter crashed in Syria, both pilots killed – MoD

‘We were on their tail, which means victory in dogfight’ – Russian pilot on coalition jets in Syria The incident took place on December 31, when the “Russian Mi-24 helicopter crashed while making a hard landing” 15 km from Hama airfield, the ministry said in a statement. Both pilots were killed in the crash, while […]

missing Argentine submarine reportedly ‘chased by British helicopter’ before disappearing

She reports her brother telling her that the ARA San Juan was sailing close to the British-held Falklands (known as Islas Malvinas in Argentina) when a Royal Navy helicopter started chasing them down, along with a Chilean ship. “On Monday, an English helicopter was looking for us, and yesterday the Chileans, there has […]

Saudi Helicopter Carrying 8 High-Ranking Officials & Prince Bin-Muqrin Crashed Near Yemen Border – All Dead

ZeroHedge| The shocking latest twist in what has been a chaotic weekend in Saudi Arabia is news that a helicopter transporting 8 high-ranking Saudi officials (including prince Mansour bin-Muqrin) has crashed in the south of the Kingdom, near the border with Yemen. As PTI reports, a Saudi prince was killed today when a helicopter with […]

Saudi Purge: Royal Arrests and Helicopter Crash Killing High Ranking Officials Shocks the World

November 5, 2017 By Aaron Kesel What is the probability that a helicopter crashes carrying Saudi Prince Mansour bin Muqrin, after the arrest of several other high-ranking officials of Saudi Arabia for corruption and money laundering charges, and after a missile is shot at its capital in less than 24 hours? Earlier today, Prince […]

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