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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Helicopter Crash

This year
Four missing after Australian military helicopter crashes during joint exercises with US
Officials said a search was under way to find the crew and their families had been notified.
LA County agrees €27m settlement with Kobe Bryant's widow after police shared crash photos
Kobe Bryant, teenage daughter Gianna, and seven others were killed when their helicopter crashed into a hillside near LA in January 2020.
Zelenskyy reveals 'several theories' are being investigated over helicopter crash near Kyiv
The crash, which killed 14 people including Ukraine’s interior minister, was not blamed on Russia.
Ukraine helicopter crash: Who was Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky?
Monastyrsky is the most senior Ukrainian official to have died since Russia invaded Ukraine last year.
Four passengers killed as helicopters collide over Australian beach
The collision happened near the Sea World theme park at Main Beach, a northern beach on the Gold Coast.
Last year
Body removed from scene following light helicopter crash in Co Kildare
The helicopter crashed into a field in Kilcullen yesterday evening.
Jury awards $31 million in damages over Kobe Bryant helicopter crash photos
Sheriff’s deputies and firefighters who rushed to the scene of the January 2020 crash took pictures of the carnage.
All time
11 dead and six missing after helicopter crash in southeast Colombia
The Blackhawk helicopter was carrying 17 military personnel when it went down.
Kobe Bryant autopsy report: Helicopter crash pilot had no drugs in system
Nine people, including Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter Gianna, died in the 26 January crash.
Kobe Bryant's widow shares emotional tribute to the basketball legend on Instagram
It’s the first time Vanessa Bryant has spoken about her husband’s death.
Bodies being recovered from scene of Kobe Bryant helicopter crash
LA County sheriff Alex Villanueva said it would take some time for all of the bodies to be recovered and identified.
Six bodies found after tour helicopter crashes in Hawaii, one person still missing
Search operations to find the final person have been suspended until the fog lifts.
Cause of Leicester City helicopter crash revealed by investigators as accident report is published
A helicopter crash outside the King Power Stadium killed five people on board in October.
Leicester City reveal plans for statue in tribute to late owner Srivaddhanaprabha
Srivaddhanaprabha’s son announced the move as ‘a permanent and fitting tribute to the man that made it all possible.’
Leicester's Thai boss killed in helicopter crash
A stream of fans already fearing the worst had laid out flowers, football scarves and Buddhist prayers in tribute to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.
Leicester helicopter crash: Police appeal for public's 'patience' as investigation continues
Leicester City’s owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha is feared dead in the wake of the crash.
Life jacket and helmet from Rescue 116 discovered by fisherman
The items were discovered by a fisherman one nautical miles off Achill Island.
'We are truly overwhelmed by all your love': Family pays tribute to helicopter crash victims
Relatives of the victims have told how their lives changed in an instant.
Six die in helicopter crash close to site of Italy avalanche
The death toll of the avalanche is now at 15.
Man found alive two weeks after helicopter crash in remote jungle
Yohanes Syahputra hadn’t eaten in days and had wounds on his hands, waist and legs when he was found.
Baby killed in helicopter crash in Nepal
There were five adults and one infant on board as well as the pilot. There were no survivors.
Four British tourists and two Australians among seven killed in New Zealand helicopter crash
Debris was spread over several hundred metres with the main part of the craft lodged in ice.
Man arrested after helicopter crash at Longford pub
No one was seriously injured.
Ambassadors of Norway and Philippines killed in helicopter crash
The aircraft carrying them has crashed into a school in northern Pakistan.
Ten people, including two Olympians, killed as helicopters collide mid-air
Camille Muffat was a gold medallist at London 2012.
“Tireless work in securing peace..”: Tributes for Edward Haughey, following crash tragedy
The 70-year-old businessman and former senator died in a helicopter crash in Norfolk. Three others also lost their lives.
US Air Force helicopter crashes on English coast with four crew believed dead
It is not thought that anyone in the surrounding area has been injured but an assessment on possible munitions on board is taking place.
Ninth body found in Glasgow helicopter wreckage
Eight people had been confirmed dead, but a body was pulled from the wreckage early this morning.
"He's dead": Son's desperate vigil for father at wrecked Glasgow pub
“As soon as I came running around and saw where they were searching I thought that’s exactly where he sits — he’s dead.”
Three still missing after helicopter crashes into sea near Shetland
The aircraft ditched in the sea near the islands, over 80km north of mainland Scotland, shortly before 7pm.
'Substantial damage' to air ambulance during rescue operation
The helicopter’s rotor blades struck electrical wires while attempting to land in a field last July to collect a casualty.
The Evening Fix… now with added ice hockey humiliation
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Video: Investigation into dramatic Afghan helicopter crash
The ISAF aircraft struck the snow-covered ground, narrowly missing people on the ground.
Turkish soldiers killed after helicopter crashes into building
Two girls and 12 soldiers were killed in this morning’s crash.
James Cameron's film partners killed in helicopter crash
US cinematographer Mike deGruy and Australian producer Andrew Wright were killed when their helicopter crashed shortly after take-off yesterday.
Deadly 24 hours in Afghanistan as 10 NATO troops killed
Four soldiers were shot dead, while another six were killed in a helicopter crash.
Mexico's interior minister dies in helicopter crash
Francisco Blake Mora, who was the government’s strongman on the country’s violent drugs war, was among the eight victims of a helicopter crash outside Mexico City today.
Investigation launched into helicopter crash
Former rally champ McRae responsible for tragic helicopter crash
A Scottish judicial investigation has determined rally driver Colin McCrae to have been at fault for the 2007 helicopter crash that killed him and three passengers.
ABC crew killed in chopper crash in South Australia
Australia’s national broadcaster mourns the loss of three of its experienced crew following a helicopter crash yesterday.