Helicopter crashes

Demonstrators against racism march along city streets as they mark the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 12, 2018 - 4:57 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 4:55 p.m. A group of about 30 white nationalists has marched to a park near the White House for what they call a rally in favor of white...
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This Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, photo released by the National Park Service shows the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed Saturday with pilot Craig Layson and four passengers from Poland onboard in Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska. The National Park Service has ended attempts to recover bodies and wreckage of the small airplane that crashed Aug. 4 on a near-vertical mountain within Alaska's Denali National Park. The agency says it has determined that recovery of the bodies and the aircraft would exceed an acceptable level of risk. (National Park Service via AP)
August 10, 2018 - 9:03 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A small airplane that crashed in Alaska's Denali National Park, killing five people on board, will remain on a near-vertical mountainside because of the substantial risk to recovery crews, officials said Friday. The National Park Service announced it will end efforts to...
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Map locates Ghazni in Afghanistan, where Taliban fighters tried to take city; 1c x 2 inches; 46.5 mm x 50 mm;
August 10, 2018 - 2:49 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A brazen and bloody overnight assault Friday by the Taliban on a key provincial capital in central Afghanistan has increased pressure on U.S.-backed Afghan forces that are withering under relentless attacks, prompting President Ashraf Ghani to call an emergency meeting of...
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In this image made video, smoke rises from a crash side of a Russian helicopter Mi-8 crashed shortly after takeoff in Vankor, above the Arctic Circle in Siberia, Russia, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. A Russian helicopter crashed shortly after takeoff in Siberia on Saturday, killing all 18 people aboard. The Interstate Aviation Committee, which oversees civil aviation in much of the former Soviet Union, said the Mi-8 helicopter collided with the load being carried by another helicopter that had taken off from the same pad in Vankor, above the Arctic Circle about 2,600 kilometers (1600 miles) northeast of Moscow. The second helicopter was undamaged and landed safely, the committee said. (@CHP.KRAS via AP)
August 04, 2018 - 10:20 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian helicopter crashed shortly after takeoff Saturday in Siberia, killing all 18 people aboard, mostly oil workers, authorities said. The Interstate Aviation Committee, which oversees civil aviation in much of the former Soviet Union, said the Mi-8 helicopter collided with the...
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Authorities respond to an aviation crash at a residential structure, possibly involving a helicopter, Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Williamsburg, Va. (Nickolas Oatley/The Daily Press via AP)
July 08, 2018 - 11:53 pm
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Authorities say at least one person was killed in a helicopter crash in a residential area in Virginia. A 911 call came in Sunday before 5 p.m. about an aircraft crashing into a residential structure in Williamsburg near Settlement Drive, Virginia State Police said. The...
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July 08, 2018 - 9:01 pm
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a helicopter crash in a residential area in Virginia (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Authorities in Virginia say at least one person was killed in a residential structure after a helicopter crashed into it. Virginia State Police confirmed the fatality in a...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday May 1, 2016, helicopter rotor blades are loaded onto a truck following the Friday April 29 helicopter crash on the coast of Norway near Bergen. Norway's Accident Investigation Board report Thursday July 5, 2018, that "a fatigue fracture" in the main rotor gearbox caused the Airbus EC-225 helicopter to crash off western Norway, killing all 13 people on board. (Torstein Boe / NTB scanpix FILE via AP)
July 05, 2018 - 9:13 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — "A fatigue fracture" in the main rotor gearbox caused an Airbus helicopter to crash off western Norway in 2016, killing all 13 people on board, Norway's Accident Investigation Board said Thursday. The Airbus EC-225 helicopter was carrying workers from an offshore rig in...
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June 09, 2018 - 4:05 pm
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a helicopter hit power lines and crashed into a river in eastern Wisconsin. The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office says the helicopter crashed into the Fox River Saturday near the Wisconsin Street Bridge in Oshkosh. Gary Lemiesz, of Oshkosh, told The Oshkosh...
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