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Abhijit Bhattacharyya | Amid IAF tragedy, a look back at air safety failures

Without passing comment or being judgmental, let’s examine some cases of flight safety failures around the world and in India

15 Dec 2021 2:09 AM

Bodies of five more armed forces personnel killed in IAF chopper crash identified

The mortal remains of the five personnel were released to close family members this morning, said a senior military official

11 Dec 2021 10:43 AM

Shobha De | Copter crash: Too many questions unanswered…

Far too many unanswered questions arise about the dramatic crash, that may never be answered convincingly

10 Dec 2021 11:46 PM

Air Marshal Manvendra Singh to lead investigation in IAF chopper crash

The accident claimed the lives of 13 people including the CDS General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat on Wednesday

09 Dec 2021 12:56 PM

Gallantry awards for IAF men killed in friendly fire copter crash

Fifteen ITBP officials were awarded the police service medal.

26 Jan 2020 4:35 AM

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Army copter crashes in Bhutan, both pilots killed

The weather around the time of the accident was reported to be bad with thick fog reducing visibility.

28 Sep 2019 4:13 AM

3 dead after flood relief chopper crashes in Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi

The chopper was carrying relief material from Dehradun and was flying from Mori towards Moldi.

21 Aug 2019 1:15 PM

'New York helicopter pilot was not certified to fly in bad weather,' says FAA

Tim McCormack, the pilot, was the only person aboard when the helicopter crashed on Monday afternoon.

12 Jun 2019 10:59 AM

Helicopter crash-lands on roof of Manhattan building, pilot killed

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said the helicopter made a 'forced landing, emergency landing or landed on the roof.'

11 Jun 2019 10:04 AM

Watch: Helicopter crashes into Hudson River in New York, injures two

New York police officials told a news conference that the 34-year-old pilot suffered an injury to his left hand. No one else was on board.

16 May 2019 12:25 PM

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IAF pilot’s body consigned to flames with full honours

Mandavgane and six others died on Wednesday, when the IAF chopper crashed in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

02 Mar 2019 3:28 AM

Helicopter carrying Nepal's Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari, 5 others crashes

'We do not have any more information right now,' Home Secretary Prem Kumar Rai told reporters.

27 Feb 2019 3:07 PM

Nepal Army's cargo helicopter crashes in Muktinath; 2 pilots dead

More details are awaited.

16 May 2018 11:31 AM

New York: 5 killed after private helicopter plunges into river

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the incident.

12 Mar 2018 6:40 PM

Coast Guard helicopter crashes in Raigad, injures woman pilot

All the four crew members of the Coast Guard in the chopper were rescued from the scene of the accident by the navy.

10 Mar 2018 7:18 PM

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13 killed after minister’s helicopter on quake mission crashes in Mexico

The earthquake damaged about 50 homes in Santiago Jamiltepec, as well as the town hall and church, but no one was killed.

18 Feb 2018 10:05 AM

Helicopter crash kills 5, including Honduran Persident's sister

The military helicopter had taken off from Tegucigalpa’s international airport and was bound for Hilda’s residence.

17 Dec 2017 12:24 PM

Saudi Prince dies in helicopter crash near Yemen border: State media

The news channel announced the death of Prince Mansour bin Moqren, the deputy governor of Asir province and son of a former crown prince.

06 Nov 2017 10:55 AM

Indian-Americans in Charlottesville anxious after white supremacists' violent rally

While normalcy seemed to have returned to the city by afternoon on Sunday, residents grappled with shock and fear.

14 Aug 2017 1:19 PM

Indonesia: Aid helicopter crashes after volcano erupts; 8 killed

The helicopter reportedly hit a cliff about 3 minutes from arriving at Dieng Plateau, where a volcanic erupted injuring at least 10 people.

03 Jul 2017 7:59 AM

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