helicopters

Iran to purchase Russian helicopters worth $500mln

Iran to purchase Russian helicopters worth $500mln

The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has signed a contract with a Russian company to buy 12 night-vision and three firefighting helicopters, official with the IRCS Babak Mahmoudi said. The contract was signed in the past Iranian …

Mi-2 helicopter crashes in Russia's Kostroma region

Mi-2 helicopter crashes in Russia's Kostroma region

A Mi-2 helicopter with five people aboard has crashed in the Kostroma Region in central European Russia, a source in the emergencies services told TASS on Tuesday. "A Mi-2 helicopter, which was on a sanitary flight, crashed some …

Turkish military helicopter crashes in northern Iraq

Turkish military helicopter crashes in northern Iraq

  A Turkish military helicopter crashed in northern Iraq during the resupply mission, with seven of the eight crew members rescued, Turkey's Ministry of National Defence said on Monday. "On September 4 [Sunday], …

Mi-2 helicopter crashes in Russia's Stavropol Region

Mi-2 helicopter crashes in Russia's Stavropol Region

A Mi-2 helicopter crashed in Stavropol Region’s Predgorny District, regional Ministry of Emergency Situations directorate said Wednesday, adding that nobody was injured in the incident. "A Mi-2 helicopter crashed in the …

Eight people hurt in Mi-8 helicopter crash-landing in Yakutia

Eight people hurt in Mi-8 helicopter crash-landing in Yakutia

Eight people who were hurt in the crash-landing of a Mi-8 helicopter in Yakutia were taken to hospital, with two of them being in serious condition, the press service of the Polar Airlines said on Thursday. "Eight people with …

Helicopter crashes onto road in West Virginia

Helicopter crashes onto road in West Virginia

Six people were killed after a helicopter crashed in Logan County in southwest West Virginia on Wednesday evening, according to authorities. The Bell UH-1B helicopter crashed around 5 p.m., according to a statement from the Federal …

Iraqi army helicopter crash kills five

Iraqi army helicopter crash kills five

An Iraqi army helicopter crashed during a combat operation in northern Iraq on Thursday, killing all five crew members, the Iraqi military said in a statement. The helicopter went down near the northern town of Amerli, 170 km north …

Three soldiers killed in helicopter crash in New York

Three soldiers killed in helicopter crash in New York

Three soldiers were killed Wednesday in a helicopter crash south of Rochester, New York, during a training mission, state military officials said. The soldiers were in a New York Army National Guard UH-60 medical evacuation helicopter …

Mi-8 military helicopter crashes near Moscow, crew dies

Mi-8 military helicopter crashes near Moscow, crew dies

The crew of the Mi-8 helicopter of the Russian aerospace forces that crash landed near Moscow has died, the Russian defense ministry said. "A Mi-8 helicopter of the Russian aerospace that was on a training flight crash landed …

 Mi-2 helicopter crashes in Russia's Kuban

Mi-2 helicopter crashes in Russia's Kuban

A private Mi-2 helicopter crashed in south Russia's Krasnodar territory this morning, the Russian Emergencies Ministry's source said. The helicopter belonging to an entrepreneur crashed while spraying crops, Sputnik …

Investigation launched into Kazbegi helicopter crash

Investigation launched into Kazbegi helicopter crash

Georgia's Interior Ministry said that an investigation has been launched to find out the cause of the helicopter crash in Kazbegi, Georgia. The helicopter belonging to Rooms Hotel Kazbegi crashed today in Stepantsminda, region of …

Border patrol helicopter crashes in Iran

Border patrol helicopter crashes in Iran

At least one person was killed and three others were injured today when the helicopter belonging to Iran’s Border Guard Command crashed in northwestern Iran's West Azerbaijan province, head of the Border Guard Command of the …

Helicopter crash kills 5 people in Iran

Helicopter crash kills 5 people in Iran

Five people were killed after a rescue helicopter crashed in Iran’s western province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari. According to Iran’s state TV, the helicopter was trying to airlift a pregnant woman, but did not make it to …