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Image provided by Noticias Telemedellin shows rescuers inspecting the site of the crashed plane carrying the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, in La Ceja municipality, near Medellin, in the department of Antioquia, Colombia, on Nov. 29, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

2 pilots killed in military helicopter crash in North Afghanistan: government

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Two Afghan Air Force pilots were killed after a military helicopter crashed in the country's northern restive Baghlan province on Thursday, Defense Ministry...
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Philippine air force helicopter crashes in bad weather, four killed

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A Philippine air force helicopter on Wednesday crashed in a southern province amid bad weather, killing all four people on board, authorities said. The S-76A...
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Nigeria launches investigation into helicopter crash that killed 2

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Nigerian authorities said they have launched an investigation into a helicopter crash which claimed two lives on Friday in Lagos, the economic hub. ...
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2 killed in helicopter crash in Nigeria’s economic hub

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Two people were killed and another injured in a helicopter crash in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, on Friday, said Gboyega Akosile, a spokesperson to...
Helicopter debris are seen near the site of the collision of two helicopters, in the Villa Castelli locality, in La Rioja, Argentina, on March 10, 2015. At least 10 people were killed Monday afternoon when two helicopters collided and crashed in Argentina's northwest province of La Rioja, local media reported. (Xinhua/Luis Lobos/TELAM) (rtg)

At least 2 killed in helicopter crash in Nigeria’s economic hub

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At least two people were killed and another injured in a helicopter crash in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, on Friday, said Gboyega Akosile, a...
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Nigerian court frees two of three suspects in case related to helicopter pilot’s death

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A Nigerian magistrate court on Thursday set free two of the three suspected killers of the country's first female fighter helicopter Tolulope Arotile. ...
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Nigeria’s first female fighter helicopter pilot dies in road accident

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Nigeria's first-ever female combat helicopter pilot Tolulope Arotile died on Tuesday as a result of head injuries sustained in a road traffic accident in...
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Crew on helicopter emergency landing are safe

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The Ghana Armed Forces has said the four crew members and four military personnel on board the Ghana Air Force helicopter that performed emergency...
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Colombian military helicopter crashes, killing 3

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A Colombian military helicopter crashed on Thursday in central Cundinamarca Department, killing three of the five crew members on board, Colombia's Air Force (FAC)...
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Ugandan military helicopter crash kills two in central region

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A Ugandan military helicopter on Tuesday crashed in the central Ugandan district of Gomba, killing two crew members, the military said here. ...
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Helicopter crashes into Hudson River in New York, pilot rescued

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A helicopter fell short of the landing pad and crashed into the Hudson River in New York City on Wednesday afternoon, injuring one person...
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Nigeria’s Vice President Miraculously Survives Helicopter Crash

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Nigerian Vice Pesident Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday survived a helicopter crash while on an official trip to the country's central state of Kogi, a...
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Jan. 4 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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UNITED NATIONS -- The UN Security Council on Thursday condemned the terrorist attack that took place at security checkpoints in northern Sar-e-Pul Province and...
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NASA prepares to explore Mars with an autonomous helicopter

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The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is planning to send a helicopter to Mars in July 2020 to get a bird's-eye-view of...
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Helicopter-hailing app takes off in Mexico City

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The rush hour in Mexico City can last up to 12 hours, so top executives and government officials with deep pockets and tight schedules...

Ka-52k, a helicopter beyond others

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Ka-52K helicopters manufactured by Russian Helicopters holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) completed the first phase of testing in marine conditions. The machines...
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Rostec delivers first multirole helicopter to Kenya

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Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, delivered its Mi-17V-5 multirole helicopter to the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government of the...
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Death toll rises to 42 in helicopter strike off Yemen coast

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A helicopter strike off Yemen's Hodeida coast on Thursday night has killed up to 42 Somali refugees, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said...
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Russian civil helicopter crashes, casualties unknown

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A Russian civil helicopter crashed on Sunday night on the Teletskoye Lake in the country's Altai Republic, with members aboard still missing, RIA Novosti...
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Helicopter with six people on aboard crashes in central Italy

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A helicopter with six people for emergency services on board crashed Tuesday in the province of L'Aquila, central Italy, according to Ansa news agency. ...
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UN mission helicopter crashes in eastern DR Congo

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Eyewitnesses said the Ukraine-made plane crashed just 10 meters after takeoff. "No death or injuries were reported. The helicopter was taking off...

Syria War: Russian Helicopter Brought Down Killing All 5 On Board

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Five Russians on board a military helicopter were killed when it was shot down by rebels in northern Syria, Russia has said. The...
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Namibia gets helicopter to boost anti-poaching efforts

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The fight against poaching has attained a new height in Namibia after the acquisition of a helicopter that was delivered Thursday. The...
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UAE military helicopter crash kills two

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A military helicopter of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces has crashed into the sea in an apparent accident in the Persian Gulf,...
NTB scanpix/AFP / Rune Nielsen Rescue forces at work west of Bergen, Norway, after a helicopter transporting 13 workers from an offshore oil field in the North Sea crashed on April 29, 2016

Helicopter crash off Norway 13 perished

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The Super Puma chopper went down around midday in the archipelago off the coast of Bergen, Norway's second-biggest city. Eleven bodies have been recovered and...

Paris attacks suspect placed under formal investigation

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Abdeslam was accused of belonging to a terrorist organization planning attacks, murder, kidnapping and holding weapons and explosives, news channel BFMTV reported. The 26-year-old man...
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Sudanese rebels take credit over bringing down army helicopter

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"Our forces on Saturday launched attacks for four hours at al-Atmour-al-Nafra, west of Um Sirdiba area, and inflicted heavy loss of lives and military...

April 7 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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TIRANA -- A helicopter of the Albanian Armed Forces crashed in the village of Grizhja, Shkodra region, north Albania, killing two crew members and...
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Rescue helicopter crash in southern Iran kills 9

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The helicopter belonged to a hospital in Iran's Fars province and crashed on its way back to the hospital after a rescue operation, semi-official...
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Indonesian Army Helicopter crash in Sulawesi kills 12

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"12 have been found, all of them dead. Another is still missing," the spokesman told Xinhua by phone. The Bell 412 EP...