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Helicopter crash on the coast of Norway kills 13

Thirteen people are presumed dead after a helicopter crashed west of the Norwegian city of Bergen.

Eleven of the 13 on board were Norwegian, one was British and the remaining one Italian. 227 more words

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Avalanche fears over unauthorised Everest helicopter flights - Charles D'Alberto

Helicopter firms are carrying out unauthorised sightseeing flights over the upper reaches of Mount Everest, Nepalese officials say.
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Sherpas have expressed concerns that vibrations caused by the helicopters could trigger avalanches. 683 more words

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Helicopter carrying at least 13 people crashes near Bergen in Norway - Charles D'Alberto

Several people have been found dead after a helicopter crashed west of the Norwegian city of Bergen with 13 on board, local media report.

There were initial reports of people in the sea, but a rescue official told broadcaster NRK that there were no signs of any survivors. 142 more words

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Joint Multi-role Demonstrators in Race to Starting Line - Charles D'Alberto

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WASHINGTON — In West Palm Beach, Florida, and Amarillo, Texas, two different aircraft are coming together in a sprint to the starting line of the Army’s much anticipated flight demonstrations of future helicopter concepts in 2017. 721 more words

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Neil deGrasse Tyson was wrong about falling helicopters - Charles D'Alberto

Last summer, Neil deGrasse Tyson caught the ire of helicopter enthusiasts all over the internet when he responded to an adorable video of a man driving his son to “get coffee.” 348 more words

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Drunken driver ran roadblock, hit helicopter at serious crash scene - Charles D'Alberto

SCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. —

“I really appreciate you keeping people like me off the street,” a 20-year-old man told troopers after drunkenly running a roadblock and crashing into a helicopter at the scene of a serious crash, the Florida Highway Patrol said. 300 more words

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Russia to supply a batch of Night Hunter helicopters to Iraq - Charles D'Alberto

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Russia will supply a batch of Night Hunter helicopters to Iraq, a source from the defense industry told Interfax-AVN on April 18.

“A batch of about 20 Mil Mi-28NE dual-control vehicles is being prepared for shipping,” he said. 37 more words

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