Swiss army helicopter crashes in Alps – ministry

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

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerSep 28th, 2016

Old-time plane crashes in Swiss Alps, killing 20 on board

BERLIN — A vintage propeller plane plunged near-vertically into a Swiss mountain, killing all 20 people on board as they returned from a two-day trip to southern Switzerland, investigators said Sunday. The Junkers Ju-52 plane, operated by small Swiss company Ju-Air, went down Saturday on the Piz Segnas mountain above the Alpine resort of Flims… link: Old-time plane crashes in Swiss Alps, killing 20 on board.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

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

Sri Lanka restricts car imports as currency crashes

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka announced a raft of restrictions on Saturday, September 29, in a bid to slow down imports of cars and luxury goods as the country faces a foreign exchange shortage. The finance ministry banned the import of vehicles for all state institutions for one year and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Chopper crashes in Nepal with 7 people aboard

KATHMANDU, Nepal -- A helicopter with seven people on board crashed into a hillside in central Nepalon Saturdaywith the condition of the passengers unknown, officials said. The Kathmandu-bound Altitude Air helicopter was carrying six passengers, including a Japanese trekker, when it lost contact with air traffic control after taking off from the western district of Gorkha. "We are trying to reach the crash site by air and on foot. But the weather is hampering our rescue operations," Kathmandu airport general manager Raj Kumar Chettri told AFP....Keep on reading: Chopper crashes in Nepal with 7 people aboard.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Duterte threatens to stop taking in NPAs who surrender

"They do not have a Navy, an Army, a helicopter, CAFGU (militia) and Air Force. But they talk as if they are somebody," Duterte also said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 26th, 2018

Duterte threatens to stop taking in NPAs who surrender

“They do not have a Navy, an Army, a helicopter, CAFGU (militia) and Air Force. But they talk as if they are somebody,” Duterte also said. Source link link: Duterte threatens to stop taking in NPAs who surrender.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 26th, 2018

Egypt says 12 terrorists killed in Sinai shootout

CAIRO, Egypt – Egyptian security forces have killed "terrorists" in a shootout in the north of the Sinai Peninsula, where the Islamic State (ISIS) group is active, an interior ministry source said Sunday, August 12. The Egyptian army has since February been conducting a major operation focused on Sinai to wipe ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 12th, 2018

Military says it didn’t drop bombs in Makilala village

KIDAPAWAN CITY(MindaNews / 07 August) –The Army in Makilala in North Cotabato has denied reports that bombs were dropped in a rebel-influenced barangay on Tuesday. Lt. Col. Rhodjun Rosales, commanding officer of the 39thInfantry Battalion, said the attack helicopter that residents saw in Barangay Batasan in Makilala never dropped any bomb when it hovered at […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

Indonesian, PH central banks agree to fight terrorism financing

Army Special Forces (Kopassus) personnel, accompanied by sniffer dogs, rappel from a helicopter during a mock terror attack in Jakarta on Wednesday, July 25. With the involvement of military and po.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

NPA frees police officer after 7 months

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 27 July) – A police officer held captive by the New People’s Army (NPA) for seven months was released on Friday afternoon. The rebel group released Insp. Menardo Nisperos Cui in Sitio Apog Apog, Barangay Panaka Magpet, North Cotabato. Police Regional Office 11 spokesperson Chief Insp. Milgrace Driz said Cui was flown by helicopter […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

Five dead in South Korea military helicopter crash

Five marines were killed and one injured when a South Korean military helicopter crashed on Tuesday at a marine base in the country’s southeast, the defense ministry said. Source link link: Five dead in South Korea military helicopter crash.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

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