Crashes and Collisions

Teenage Passenger Dies after Pearl Harbor Helicopter Crash

In this image taken from video provided by Shawn Winrich, a helicopter crashes near Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Feb. 18, 2016. The private helicopter with five people aboard crashed and sunk into the water. (Shawn Winrich via the AP)

HONOLULU -- A 16-year-old passenger died Monday after being injured last week in a Pearl Harbor helicopter crash, hospital officials said. The teen and three family members visiting from Canada were aboard a tour helicopter when it crashed into the water near the Pearl Harbor Visitors Center on Thursday. Their names have not been released. Tw... more

1 Marine Killed, 9 Hurt in Helicopter Hard Landing

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CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — One Marine has been killed and 9 others were hurt when a helicopter made a hard landing at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. Capt. Ryan Elizabeth Alvis said in a statement that the CH-53E helicopter came down hard during a training exercise around 9 p.m. Wednesday. Alvis said the name of the dead Marine will not be released ... more

2 Soldiers Injured after Black Hawk Helicopter Hard Landing

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CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — Fort Carson says a Black Hawk helicopter landed hard in a suburban Denver forest in Douglas County, injuring two soldiers onboard. The military says it's investigating how the accident happened about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Forest Service land. Officials say four soldiers were in the helicopter during a routine training... more

Report: Black Hawk Pilots Lost Control, Crashed in Thick Fog

A small memorial stands in the sand along Highway 98 in Navarre, Fla., Thursday, March 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Northwest Florida Daily News, Jennie McKeon)

NEW ORLEANS — A Black Hawk helicopter crashed last March, killing 11 servicemen, because two veteran Louisiana Army National Guard helicopter pilots got disoriented and lost control after failing to switch from visual-based to instrument-based flight procedures in a thick fog during a training exercise, the military said Thursday. The pilots, t... more

Military Aircraft Goes Off Runway Near San Diego

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SAN DIEGO — A military aircraft went off a runway Friday at Naval Air Station North Island and into San Diego Bay, officials said. The pilot was airlifted from the water, said Tanya Castaneda, a spokeswoman for the Port of San Diego. The pilot's condition was unknown. KGTV-TV San Diego published a photograph of a downed aircraft in the bay's ... more

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