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Airbus Helicopter Crash Probe Narrows In on Component Failure

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Air-accident investigators said discussions with Airbus representatives led them to focus on those parts. They are facing obstacles to determining what happened to the helicopter, as some parts considered vital to the probe still haven't been recovered ...
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Hunt for missing North Sea helicopter crash parts continues

Press and Journal - ‎17 hours ago‎
Investigators for a North Sea helicopter crash, which killed 13 people last month, are set to resume their search for missing parts next month.
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Fox Glacier helicopter company licence suspended after fatal crash

Stuff.co.nz - ‎May 29, 2016‎
The South Island helicopter firm involved in a crash at Fox Glacier that killed seven people has been grounded over safety concerns six months later.

Helicopter crash reported in Comal County

KSAT San Antonio - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The pilot, 69, was trying to land and refuel the aircraft when a tail wind pushed the tail into a light post. The man was taken to Stone Oak Methodist Hospital with minor injuries.

North Sea helicopter crash: Investigators identify three possible causes

Press and Journal - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Norwegian investigators have said they are examining three potential causes for a North Sea helicopter crash which killed 13 people last month.
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Four French police killed in Pyrenees helicopter crash

The Guardian - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The last fatal police helicopter crash in France occurred in 1997, also in the Pyrenees. Two people were killed. In 2009 a helicopter carrying a pregnant woman in Corsica crashed shortly after she gave birth mid-air, killing the mother, her newborn ...

Helicopter pilot still recovering after West Coast crash

The Press - ‎18 hours ago‎
Pilot Brad Maclachlan, 25, was seriously injured when the helicopter he was flying crashed with two hunters on board near Harihari on the West Coast on June 27, 2015.
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Shetland 2013 helicopter crash compensation of £2.5m settled

BBC News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Survivors of a helicopter crash in which four people died have had claims totalling more than £2.5m settled. The CHC Super Puma plunged into the sea on its approach to Shetland in 2013.
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Airbus Helicopters denies gearbox may have caused Norway crash

Reuters - ‎May 28, 2016‎
In the worst Super Puma accident in 2009, the rotor flew off the helicopter after a catastrophic gearbox failure that investigators later blamed on a fatigue crack.
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Two helicopter crash passengers returned home

Iceland Monitor - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Two of the passengers involved in Sunday's helicopter crash have returned to their home country. According to Icelandic national broadcaster RÚV, there were two Icelanders, one Dane and two Finns aboard the helicopter, which crashed near the Hengill ...
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Jailed Icelandic banker among helicopter crash passengers

Iceland Monitor - ‎May 23, 2016‎
One of the two Icelandic passengers on board the helicopter which crashed near the Icelandic volcano Hengill yesterday was disgraced Icelandic banker, Ólafur Ólafsson.
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Four killed as helicopter crashes in southwest France

The Local.fr - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The local prefecture confirmed that all four officers on board - the pilot, a mechanic, and two rescue specialists - had been killed.
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Syrian Air Force Helicopter Crashes Near Al-Qamishli - Source

Sputnik International - ‎May 30, 2016‎
A Syrian Air Force helicopter has crashed near the city of Al-Qamishli, a local airport source told Sputnik on Monday. DAMASCUS (Sputnik) - The source told Sputnik that the helicopter crashed due to a technical malfunction. "A Syrian helicopter crashed.
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Statoil to investigate Norway helicopter crash

Vertical Magazine (press release) - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The AIBN will work on finding the answer to how this accident could happen. “To us it is crucial that everyone going offshore to work is confident that we do our utmost to ensure their safety,” said chief executive Eldar Sætre.
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Settlement reached in 2013 medical helicopter crash

Mason City Globe Gazette - ‎May 20, 2016‎
VENTURA - The family of a flight nurse killed in a 2013 medical helicopter crash near Ventura has reached a settlement with the air ambulance service.

NTSB releases report on Arkansas helicopter crash that killed worker

Arkansas Online - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The pilot of a helicopter involved in a fatal crash earlier this month near Portia lost control of the aircraft while attempting to free it from a piece of elevated platform during take-off, officials said in a preliminary report.
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CHP helicopter aids firefighters in Oakland hills crash rescue

San Jose Mercury News - ‎21 hours ago‎
Around 11:30 a.m., Oakland firefighters asked the California Highway Patrol air operations' helicopter to join a rescue of the teens, whose car had gone down a cliff on Grizzly Peak Boulevard near Fish Ranch Road, according to a CHP news release.
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New details released in helicopter crash at Oak Island

StarNewsOnline.com - ‎May 20, 2016‎
OAK ISLAND -- In response to a March accident, High Tide Helicopter will increase the time it spends instructing students on the small movements necessary to maintain a hover, according to a National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report ...
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Two F/A-18 Super Hornets crash off Oregon Inlet, crew rescued

13newsnow.com - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The crew of the commercial fishing vessel Pammy rescued two of the survivors, and an HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, hoisted the other two survivors from the water.
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Turkey: Helicopter crash probe concludes missile strike

Anadolu Agency - ‎May 19, 2016‎
However, in its latest written statement, the Turkish Armed Forces said: "It has been concluded that one of the helicopters, while performing its duty, crashed when it was hit probably by an unidentified missile fired from the ground by terrorists." On ...
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