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At least 3 dead, 4 injured in U.S. Grand Canyon chopper crash

Feb 11, 2018 - 1:05 PM

The accident took place at around 5:20 pm in Grand Canyon West, located in northwestern Arizona, says Hualapai Nation police chief Francis Bradley

Hazy blue hour in Grand Canyon. View from the South Rim.

3 dead, 1 hurt in Rizal chopper crash

May 04, 2017 - 5:04 PM

The chopper which was part of police and military training exercises on disaster response encounters trouble as it prepares to land

CHOPPER CRASH. Parts of the helicopter burn in a hilltop in Tanay on May 4, 2017. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Military chopper crashes in Palawan, 4 injured

Nov 08, 2016 - 5:03 PM

UPDATED Mimaropa police regional director Chief Superintendent Wilben Mayor and 3 other passengers sustain minor injuries according to the military

2014 INCIDENT. File photo shows a Sokol chopper that crashed in Marawi in 2014

At least one dead in Indonesia chopper crash

Jun 04, 2016 - 2:36 PM

It was not immediately clear what caused the accident Weather conditions were reported to be normal at the time

CHOPPER CRASH. The Bell 206 chopper crashed in Papua province. Screenshot of chopper from YouTube

Military chopper carrying 13 crashes in Indonesia

Mar 20, 2016 - 11:03 PM

There are 13 military officers and preliminary reports said they were killed

PAF's chopper crash lands in Sarangani due to strong winds

Nov 07, 2015 - 2:52 PM

The 9 passengers on board suffer only slight injuries

CHOPPER CRASH. A helicopter of the Philippine Air Force crashes in Sarangani on November 7.

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Oct 14, 2015 - 12:34 PM

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Bodies of French sports stars in Argentina crash arrive home

Mar 22, 2015 - 7:53 AM

UPDATED Eight French nationals died along with two Argentine pilots on March 9 during the filming of reality show Dropped when two helicopters collided shortly after takeoff from the remote village of Villa Castelli in northwestern Argentina

Picture released by NA showing the wreckage of a helicopter burning in flames after colliding mid-air with another chopper near Villa Castelli, in the Argentine province of La Rioja, on March 9, 2015. All ten people aboard the helicopters died, including a French reality show cast, according to the provisional government. NA/AFP

Air Force chopper for relief ops goes down in Leyte

Dec 06, 2013 - 6:57 PM

The Air Force is investigating if the cause of the accident The pilot and two social workers have been treated for injuries at the Buraen District Hospital

PREFERRED CHOPPER: Air Force pilots are most familiar with the Hueye. PAF photo