Schumer urges FAA to require data recorders in helicopters

New York 06/16/19, 12:32

The Senate's top Democrat called on the Federal Aviation Administration Sunday to heed warnings from federal safety investigators and require all helicopters be equipped with flight data recorders, commonly known as a "black box." Sen. Charles Schumer's call for action comes days after a helicopter crashed on the roof of a ...

Helicopter Crashes on Roof of New York City High-Rise, Killing One

New York 06/10/19, 17:44

The New York City Fire Department and New York Police Departments responded to a helicopter crash on the roof of a skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, on Monday, June 10. The helicopter crashed onto the roof of a 54 floor high-rise around 2 p.m., which caused surrounding buildings in the local area ...

Helicopter goes down in Hudson River; pilot OK

U.S. 05/15/19, 14:53

A helicopter crashed into the Hudson River near a busy Manhattan heliport Wednesday and partially sank, but not before the pilot was able to escape.New York City Fire Department officials said the pilot was being treated for a non-life-threatening injury after the helicopter landed in the river at around West ...

7 Venezuelan military officers killed in chopper crash

America 05/04/19, 21:39

Seven Venezuelan military officers were killed on Saturday when their helicopter crashed while heading to a state where President Nicolás Maduro appeared alongside troops, days after the opposition called in vain for a military uprising.The Cougar helicopter hurtled into a mountain outside Caracas in the early hours of an overcast ...

3 dead after tour helicopter crashes in Hawaii suburb

U.S. 04/30/19, 00:03

Fire and helicopter parts rained from the sky Monday in a suburban Honolulu community as a tour helicopter crashed and killed all three people aboard, officials and witnesses said. "All you could see was fire," witness Melissa Solomon said, explaining that she was driving on the street when she looked up ...

Official: 3 dead in helicopter crash in Honolulu suburb

U.S. 04/29/19, 18:46

Fire and helicopter parts rained from the sky Monday in a suburban Honolulu community as a tour helicopter crashed and killed all three people aboard, officials and witnesses said. "All you could see was fire," witness Melissa Solomon said, explaining that she was driving on the street when she looked up ...

Helicopter with 2 aboard crashes at Massachusetts airport

Sports 04/02/19, 15:29

A helicopter with two people aboard has crashed at a Massachusetts airport, but authorities say neither was injured.Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Jim Peters in a statement says the Robinson R44 helicopter crashed at Taunton Municipal Airport at about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.Broadcast video from the scene showed a red helicopter on ...

2 pilots killed in Marine helicopter crash in Arizona

U.S. 03/31/19, 18:07

Two Marine pilots have died in a helicopter crash during a training mission in southwestern Arizona, U.S. Marine Corps officials said Sunday. The AH-1Z Viper crashed Saturday night while the pilots were conducting a training mission as part of a weapons and tactical instructor course, according to the Marine Corps. The ...

Forest Service firefighter killed in Texas helicopter crash

Texas 03/29/19, 09:16

The U.S. Forest Service says a firefighter from California has died in a helicopter crash in the Sam Houston National Forest in Texas. The agency says Daniel Laird was a two-decade veteran of the U.S. Forest Service. He was helping with a controlled burn when the helicopter crashed Wednesday in Montgomery ...

Colorado consultant, California CEOs dead in Kenya crash

U.S. 03/04/19, 21:37

A prominent Colorado political consultant and two entrepreneurs from California were among four Americans and a local pilot killed when their helicopter crashed at a national park in Kenya, authorities and family members said Monday. Colorado lawmakers paused for a moment of silence at the state Capitol in Denver to remember ...

Medical helicopter crashes in remote woods, killing 3

U.S. 01/29/19, 16:04

A medical helicopter crashed Tuesday in a remote wooded area on its way to pick up a patient, killing all three crew members, authorities said.Survival Flight medical transportation reported around 7:20 a.m. Tuesday losing communication with a helicopter flying from the Mount Carmel Hospital in Grove City to pick up ...

Final 2 victims from southern Indiana jet crash identified

U.S. 12/02/18, 12:27

Coroners have identified the final two people killed when a small Chicago-bound jet crashed shortly after taking off from a southern Indiana airport. The Clark County coroner's office said Saturday that the Friday crash killed the pilot, 32-year-old Andrew Davis of Sellersburg, Indiana, and 54-year-old passenger Sandra Holland Johnson of Shreveport, ...

Military helicopter crashes in Istanbul; 4 soldiers killed

Europe 11/26/18, 06:29

Four Turkish soldiers died while another was fighting for life after their helicopter crashed Monday into a residential area of Istanbul.Rescue services work at the scene of a helicopter crash in Istanbul, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. A military helicopter with five soldiers on board crashed in an Istanbul neighbourhood, killing ...

Leicester held 0-0 by Burnley in first home game since crash

Soccer 11/10/18, 13:29

Leicester was held by Burnley to 0-0 in an emotional first home game since the death of owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha on Saturday.Leicester City's Jonny Evans, right, controls the ball in the air during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Burnley at the King Power stadium, Leicester, ...

Newlywed couple dies in helicopter crash less than 2 hours after their wedding

Texas 11/05/18, 09:55

A young couple in Texas died in a helicopter crash shortly after the pair got married. Will Byler and Bailee Ackerman had been married only about 90 minutes when the Bell 206B helicopter in which they were traveling went down early Sunday morning near the Byler family ranch, the groom's grandfather, William Byler, told ...

Thai elite turn out for Leicester City owner’s funeral

Soccer 11/03/18, 09:04

An elaborate funeral is underway for Thai billionaire and Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died when his helicopter crashed in a parking lot next to the English Premier League club's stadium.The royally sponsored funeral was being held at a Bangkok temple and its guests include top government officials, businessmen ...

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