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Airbus Helicopter Crash Probe Narrows In on Component Failure

Wall Street Journal - ‎13 hours ago‎
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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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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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 ...
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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.

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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Four killed as helicopter crashes in southwest France

The - ‎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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Two F/A-18 Super Hornets crash off Oregon Inlet, crew rescued - ‎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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Norway helicopter crash report finds 'sudden catastrophic failure'

Daily Mail - ‎May 16, 2016‎
An initial report into the Norway helicopter crash which claimed the lives of 13 people has found the flight appeared normal until a " sudden catastrophic failure developed in 1-2 seconds".
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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.
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Fisherman Helps 2 After Gyrocopter Crashes in Strawberry River

Good4Utah - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Search and Rescue teams called in two medical helicopters to hoist the man and woman out of the area. "The injuries I'm being told are minor to moderate and so I think that these folks thus far have been very fortunate," said Chief Deputy Rigby.
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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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Victim in Arkansas helicopter crash was Walnut Ridge man - ‎May 14, 2016‎
Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Yates says Thomas Weisenbach of Walnut Ridge died when he was struck by flying debris after the helicopter crashed while taking off Friday morning near Portia. Weisenbach was flown to a Memphis, Tennessee, hospital where ...

TSB releases report on March helicopter crash

Brunswick Beacon - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The National Transportation Safety Board released its report on a March 23 helicopter crash at Cape Fear Regional Jetport near Southport in which a man suffered minor injuries.
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NTSB releases new info in Oak Island helicopter crash

WWAY NewsChannel 3 - ‎May 20, 2016‎
OAK ISLAND, NC (WWAY) - We're learning more about what happened in Oak Island when a helicopter crashed at the Cape Fear Regional Jetport.
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Autopsies released of Pigeon Forge helicopter crash victims

WATE 6 On Your Side - ‎May 16, 2016‎
PIGEON FORGE (WATE) - The final autopsy reports for the victims of a Pigeon Forge helicopter crash were released Monday. The medical examiner states the pilot did not have alcohol or drugs in his system.
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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 ...

Lawsuit stemming from fatal helicopter crash settled

Omaha World-Herald - ‎May 20, 2016‎
SIOUX CITY - The parties involved apparently have settled a lawsuit stemming from a medical helicopter crash that killed three people in northern Iowa.

4 officers killed in military police helicopter crash in southwestern France

Daily Sabah - ‎May 20, 2016‎
A military police helicopter crashed in south-western France on Friday, killing four gendarmes on board, local authorities and the national military police said.

Pilot dead in helicopter crash on Nevada dry lake identified

Deseret News - ‎May 15, 2016‎
LAS VEGAS - A pilot killed in the crash of a kit-built helicopter at a remote Nevada dry lake bed has beenidentified as a 58-year-old Utah man with an aircraft operating license.