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Swiss army helicopter crashes in Alps – ministry

Swiss army helicopter crashes in Alps – ministry.....»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerSep 28th, 2016

Japanese Combat Helicopter Crashes in Southern Japan

TOKYO - A Japanese military helicopter carrying two crewmembers crashed in southwestern Japan on Monday, ripping the top floor off a house and setting it on fire, officials said. The Defense Ministry.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2018

Swiss army helicopter crash kills 2

Swiss army helicopter crash kills 2.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 29th, 2016

Three missing after SKorea helicopter crashes at sea

SEOUL: Three people were missing after a South Korean naval helicopter crashed into the sea off the country's east coast Monday night during a joint military drill with the US, the defence ministry said. The Lynx helicopter sent out a distress signal and .....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 27th, 2016

257 dead as military plane crashes in Algeria

BOUFARIK, Algeria – An Algerian military plane crashed and caught fire on Wednesday, April 11, killing 257 people, mostly army personnel and members of their families, officials said. An AFP photographer at the scene saw the charred wreckage of the plane in a field near the Boufarik airbase from where the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

British Red Arrows jet crashes near air base

LONDON, United Kingdom – A British military jet used in the Red Arrows aerobatic display team crashed on Tuesday at a base in Wales, the Ministry of Defence said. Officials declined to give more details, but it was understood two people were on board when it crashed at the Valley Royal ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 20th, 2018

Leaping elk crashes low-flying helicopter in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, United States --- An elk leaped into a research helicopter that was trying to capture it and brought down the helicopter in a collision that also killed the elk, authorities said Tuesday. The elk jumped into the chopper's tail rotor as the aircraft flew about 10 feet (3 meters) above ground in a mountainous part of eastern Utah, with its crew trying to drop a net on the elk, said Jared Rigby of the Wasatch County Sheriff's Office. The two people on board weren't seriously hurt, but the elk died of its injuries Monday afternoon. The state-contracted Texas-based crew was trying to capture and sedate the elk and give it a tracking collar to research its mo...Keep on reading: Leaping elk crashes low-flying helicopter in Utah.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

Plane with 71 aboard crashes near Moscow

MOSCOW --- Russia's Emergencies Ministry says a passenger plane has crashed near Moscow and fragments of it have been found. The An-148 regional jet disappeared from radar screens shortly after takeoff from Moscow's Domodedovo Airport on Sunday afternoon. News reports said 71 people -- 65 passengers and six crew -- were aboard the plane heading for the city of Orsk, about 1,500 kilometers (1,000 miles) southeast of Moscow. The Tass news agency says the plane fragments were found in the Ramenskoye area about 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the airport. Russian media said the jet belonged to Saratov Airlines....Keep on reading: Plane with 71 aboard crashes near Moscow.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2018

2 Japan pilots confirmed dead after army helicopter crash

TOKYO, Japan – Japanese authorities confirmed on Tuesday, February 6, that the two pilots in a military helicopter crash a day earlier were killed, after identifying a body part retrieved from near the crash site in the country's southwest. The Apache helicopter crashed Monday in a residential area in Saga province, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2018

2 crew feared dead in Japan army helicopter crash

TOKYO, Japan (UPDATED) – Two crew were feared dead on Monday, February 5, after a Japanese military helicopter crashed in a residential area in the southwest of the country, setting a home on fire. Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera confirmed the crash in the town of Kanzaki and said the two crew ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2018

ALPSIDE DOWNED: Davos of the People

BERN, Switzerland (MindaNews / 25 January) – Davos is a small city in the Swiss alps of about 283 square kilometers, most of it forested or used for agricultural purposes. But this time of the year, Davos makes the headlines as venue of the annual World Economic Forum or WEF. And the world only takes […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 27th, 2018

10 dead in Colombian army chopper crash

Ten people were killed when a Colombian army helicopter crashed near the town of Segovia, in northern Antioquia province, on Tuesday, the army said......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

Colombian army helicopter crash kills 10

Ten people were killed when a Colombian army helicopter crashed near the town of Segovia, in northern Antioquia province, on Tuesday, the army said. Source link link: Colombian army helicopter crash kills 10.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2018

Climate change hits Winter Olympic preparation

SAAS-FEE, Switzerland --- The athletes' half-hour commute in the Swiss Alps --- up two gondolas, then through a tunnel in the world's highest underground train to a glacier at 11,000 feet --- served up daily grim reminders that global warming is threatening their line of work. After exiting the train, they squelched through a field of grayish mud to reach shrinking snowfields scarred by new crevasses. Occasionally, they heard the sharp roars of glacial ice breaking off in monster chunks, then echoing across the peaks where they trained jumps, tricks and turns for the Pyeongchang Olympics. Most days, they basked inbrilliant, snow-melting sunshinethat bathed the whole scene in deceptive...Keep on reading: Climate change hits Winter Olympic preparation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 18th, 2017

Myanmar Rohingya exodus leaves ghostland behind

ALE THAN KYAW, Myanmar – Torched villages and unharvested paddy fields stretch to the horizon in Myanmar's violence-gutted Rakhine state, where a dwindling number of Muslim Rohingya remain trapped in limbo after an army crackdown coursed through the region. A rare military-organized trip for foreign media by helicopter to Maungdaw district – ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

F-18 military jet crashes outside of Madrid, killing pilot

MADRID — An F-18 fighter jet crashed Tuesday at an air base outside Madrid, killing its pilot, the Spanish Defense Ministry said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Japan military chopper with 4 crew aboard missing

TOKYO, Japan – A Japanese military helicopter with 4 people on board went missing on Tuesday, October 17, during a drill in the Pacific off central Japan, the defense ministry said. The Black Hawk helicopter of the Air Self-Defense Force disappeared from radar at around 6:00 pm (0900 GMT), some 31 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

4 die as French army-chartered plane crashes off Ivory Coast

4 die as French army-chartered plane crashes off Ivory Coast.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2017

Up to 30 feared dead as DR Congo army plane crashes

Up to 30 feared dead as DR Congo army plane crashes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 30th, 2017

30 injured in train accident in Swiss Alps – police

30 injured in train accident in Swiss Alps – police.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2017

School children among over 30 injured in Swiss Alps train accident

School children among over 30 injured in Swiss Alps train accident.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 12th, 2017