All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘helicopter crash’

BREAKING: 2 Die In Helicopter Crash – Seattle

This morning in Seattle, WA, at least two people were killed when a news helicopter crashed in downtown Seattle near the popular tourist area by the Space Needle, local news reported. When emergency crew responders arrived at the scene of the crash, they found two people dead, the Seattle Fire Department said on its Twitter page. Local television station KOMO, …

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Elle Macpherson Is No Longer Being Sued

The $100 million wrongful death lawsuit against Elle Macpherson’s husband, Jeffrey Soffer owner of the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, was suddenly dropped from a Miami court on Tuesday. The billionaire was being sued by Lance Valdez’s widow, Dasha. Valdez, a prominent tax attorney, was a passenger in Soffer’s helicopter when it crashed on November 2012 in the Bahamas. The …

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Indonesia Helicopter Crash Kills 13

A helicopter crashed and exploded on Saturday, in the jungles of Borneo Island in Indonesia, killing 13 people. Six more were injured, after the aircraft carrying construction workers ran into a cliff, while attempting to land at a work site near the Malaysian border. Rescue crews flew in today to retrieve the bodies. Bad weather had hindered initial rescue attempts, …

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Fatal Medical Helicopter Crash in Tennessee

Early on Tuesday morning, October 22, 2013, at approximately 6:20AM, a medical helicopter crashed in southwestern Tennessee near Somerville, about halfway between Memphis and the crew’s destination of Bolivar. The horrific crash killed the pilot and two Memphis children’s hospital workers, as they were on their way to pick up a boy who was in renal failure. He was located …

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Helicopter: River Landing Comes After Power Loss

A helicopter was forced to make a crash landing in the Hudson River over the weekend after power loss shut down the engines. According to The New York Times, a charter tour helicopter carrying four tourists from Sweden had to make a crash landing in the water on Sunday and, thanks to quick thinking on the pilot’s part and quick …

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EagleMed Crash Kills 1, Prompts Questions

A medical helicopter crash killed a patient and injured a medical worker on Tuesday near Tulsa, Oklahoma. According to Choctaw Nation Health Services, an investigation into the crash and the safety record of EagleMed, the company that owned the helicopter, is now underway. EagleMed is a medical transport company that operates around 20 different locations throughout the midwestern U.S. The …

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School Helicopter Crash In Parking Lot Kills 3

A medical helicopter crashed into an elementary school parking lot in Kentucky on Thursday night, killing three people on board. Witnesses in the area say there was heavy fog at the time, which may have contributed to the accident. “We are devastated at the loss of these crew members who we consider family,” Air Evac Lifeteam said in a statement. …

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