Helicopter

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 1st, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA: A helicopter en route to the United Nations mission in South Sudan crashed Wednesday in Ethiopia, with four Russian crew members injured but no one killed, civil aviation officials said. “An investigation is underway,” Girma Gebre, accident investigation chief for Ethiopia...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 15th, 2012
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A Kenyan military official says rescue workers have found a third body at the crash site of a Ugandan military helicopter on Mount Kenya. Brigadier Francis Ogolla said Wednesday that the third body was spotted close to where two bodies were discovered on Tuesday. Four other bodies have not yet been f...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 13th, 2012
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Kenyan officials say search teams are looking for three Ugandan military helicopters that went missing in central Kenya. Bad weather is hampering rescue efforts in the Mount Kenya area, but officials say the pilot of one of the helicopters has made radio contact. The helicopters are part of a force U...
By benim
In News
Aug 29th, 2011
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Dakar – A military spokesperson says Senegal’s Air Force has sent a helicopter to rescue a group of 12 Americans stranded by inclement weather on an island off the coast of the West African nation. The group, including two children and several Dakar-based US Embassy employees, were forced...
By benim
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Jul 30th, 2011
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A helicopter crash in southwestern Nigeria has left three people, including the pilot, dead, an emergency official said Saturday after a six-hour search in a wooded area to locate the wreckage. The private helicopter crashed Friday outside Ife-Odan in Osun state in a mountaineous area, said Yushau Sh...
By benim
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Nov 2nd, 2010
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Two people were killed when their helicopter crashed and burst into flames in the backyard of a home in the Rooival area, north of Wonderboom in Pretoria on Tuesday. Tshwane Fire Brigade spokesman Johan Pieterse said the owners of the home extinguished the fire with water soon after the accident arou...