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Russian helicopter shot down in Syria
Август 01, 2016
Accident

Russian helicopter shot down in Syria

A Russian helicopter has been shot down by rebels in Syria's northern Idlib province, Russian officials say. Defence officials say the Mi-8 transport aircraft had five people on board.  Unconfirmed reports say at least four of them are now dead. The helicopter was returning from delivering humanitarian aid to the city...

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Libya Militia Downs Helicopter, Killing 2 French Troops
Июль 20, 2016
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Libya Militia Downs Helicopter, Killing 2 French Troops

Officials in Libya said on Tuesday that an Islamist militia shot down a helicopter outside the eastern city of Benghazi, killing two French special forces troops who were onboard. The officials, one an air force officer who knew of the helicopters' passengers and the other an official working for Western missions in Libya,...

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Five people seriously injured after helicopter crashes on side of runway
Июль 18, 2016
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Five people seriously injured after helicopter crashes on side of runway

A HELICOPTER has crashed at the side of a runway seriously injuring five people. Emergency services were called to Breighton Aerodrome, East Yorkshire following reports a helicopter crashed on the side of the runway.  Five men were hurt and their injuries are serious but not believed to be life threatening. The men...

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Two Russian pilots killed in helicopter downing in Syria
Июль 10, 2016
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Two Russian pilots killed in helicopter downing in Syria

Two Russian pilots have been killed after their military helicopter was shot down by fighters of so-called Islamic State, the Russian military is quoted as saying by local media. The Syrian Mi-25 helicopter flown by Riafagat Khabibulin and Yevgeny Dolgin was brought down east of the ancient city of Palmyra on Friday. It was...

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Turkey helicopter crash kills seven in Giresun
Июль 06, 2016
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Turkey helicopter crash kills seven in Giresun

A Turkish military helicopter has crashed in the north-east of the country, killing seven people and injuring the other eight on board. The Sikorsky S-70 was carrying senior military officers and members of their families, among them several children. It came down in hilly terrain in Giresun province near the Black Sea. No...

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Norway helicopter crash: 11 killed near Bergen
Апрель 29, 2016
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Norway helicopter crash: 11 killed near Bergen

Eleven people have been found dead and two are missing after a helicopter crashed west of the Norwegian city of Bergen carrying 13, rescuers say. Eleven of those on board were Norwegian, one was British and one Italian. Photos from the scene show thick smoke coming from an area of rocky islets. The helicopter was "totally...

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