Monday, 20 January 2020

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IS behind French army helicopter crash

PARIS: Islamic State claimed Thursday that its West African branch was responsible for a helicopter collision in northern Mali this week in which more than a dozen French soldiers were killed, said the U.S.-based SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors extremist content online. The Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) ...

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Two pilots killed in Indian army chopper crash

NEW DELHI: An Indian military helicopter on a training mission in Bhutan crashed Friday, killing two pilots, India’s army said. The single-engine Cheetah helicopter was on its way from Khirmu in India’s northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh to Yongphulla in Bhutan. One of the pilots who died was from the ...

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7 dead including US billionaire in Bahamas helicopter crash

WASHINGTON: Seven people have been reported dead in a helicopter crash off the Bahamas, including US billionaire coal magnate Chris Cline. The chopper went down near a small outcrop in the country’s north early on Thursday morning, the Nassau Guardian newspaper reported the minister of tourism and aviation as saying. ...

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Helicopter crashes on roof of New York City high rise

NEW YORK: The New York City Fire Department said firefighters were on the scene of the crash landing in midtown Manhattan, which took place in rainy weather. The department said on Twitter one fatality had been reported. Dozens of emergency vehicles swarmed the area around Seventh Avenue between 51st and ...

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Four troops killed in Ukraine helicopter crash

KIEV: An army helicopter has crashed in western Ukraine killing four servicemen, the military said on Thursday. The Mi-8 helicopter crashed in the western Rivne region during a training flight late Wednesday, killing three crew members and the commander of the 16th Separate Army Aviation Brigade of Ground Forces, a ...

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13 killed in military helicopter crash in Kazakhstan

ASTANA: Kazakhstan’s new president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev tweeted that he had ordered an investigation into the crash. A military helicopter has crashed in southwestern Kazakhstan, killing all 13 servicemen on board, the defence ministry said on Thursday. The crash involving the Russian-made Mi-8 aircraft occurred on Wednesday, the ministry said in ...

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5 killed in helicopter crash in Western Iran

TEHRAN: An ambulance helicopter crashed and killed five people in Iran’s Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, the IRNA news agency reported. All of the victims were the helicopter’s crew, the IRNA news agency said, citing a provincial security official. According to the news agency ISNA, the helicopter crashed some 19 miles ...

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Mexican governor, her senator husband killed in helicopter crash

  MEXICO CITY-Reuters: A Mexican governor and her senator husband were killed in a helicopter crash near the city of Puebla in central Mexico, the government said, just days after she had taken office following a bitterly contested election. Martha Erika Alonso, a senior opposition figure and governor of the ...

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Russian helicopter crash in northern Siberia kills 18

MOSCOW: 18 people were killed when a helicopter crashed on its way to an oil station in northern Siberia in the early hours of the morning. The Russian Transport Ministry said the Mi-8 helicopter carrying three crew members and 15 passengers crashed when it collided with machinery carried by another ...

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