UN warns of South Sudan famine after aid helicopter downed

War-torn South Sudan faces possible famine early next year, the UN chief in the country warned Thursday, as aid workers said the shooting down of a UN helicopter threatened efforts to save lives.

Spanish police rescue helicopter crashes, three dead

A police helicopter carrying out a mountain rescue crashed in fog Sunday, killing all three crew members on board, regional emergency services said.

Yazidi MP wounded in helicopter crash on Mount Sinjar

An Iraqi lawmaker who helped bring attention to the plight of besieged members of her Yazidi community was wounded Tuesday in the crash of a helicopter delivering aid, officers said.

Two killed in Italian chopper crash

A pilot and a technician were killed in an Italian city Sunday as their firefighting helicopter crashed.

Last rites of two IAF personnel performed

The last rites of two Indian Air Force personnel, who died in a helicopter crash in Ataria area of Sitapur district, was on Sunday performed here with full military honours.

Nigeria air force helicopter crashes in restive region

A Nigerian helicopter crashed Monday in an area where the military is battling Boko Haram Islamists, killing two of the three people on board, a statement said, but there was no indication the chopper was shot down by insurgents.

Five killed as helicopter crashes in South Korean city

A helicopter that had been searching for victims of South Korea`s ferry disaster crashed Thursday in a residential district of Gwangju city, killing all five people on board, officials said.

Five killed in Cambodian helicopter crash

At least five people were killed and one was injured Monday when a military helicopter crashed on the outskirts of Cambodia`s capital city of Phnom Penh, officials said.

Fifteen survive Russian helicopter crash-landing

All 15 helicopter passengers and crew survived a close brush with death on Monday when their aircraft crash-landed in woods in the Russian Far East, a rare happy ending for a country prone to aviation disasters.

Five confirmed dead after Russian chopper crashes into lake

Russian divers today recovered five bodies from the wreckage of a helicopter that crashed into a lake in the remote northwestern tundra with 18 people including top regional officials and businessmen on board.

One dead as ISAF chopper crashes in Afghanistan

A member of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan has been killed in a helicopter crash in the south of the country, the NATO-led force said in a statement.

Military helicopter crash kills four in Namibia

Four people including a three-year-old boy have died after a military helicopter crashed in north-east Namibia, the defence ministry and military sources said on Saturday.

Two dead in Seattle news helicopter crash

Two people were killed today when a TV news helicopter crashed to the ground on top of at least two cars near a landmark tower in Seattle, officials said.

Relatives of Flt Lt Praveen hail conferring of award on him

Relatives of Flight Lieutenant K Praveen, who died in helicopter crash while engaged in rescue operations in Uttarakhand floods welcomed "Shaurya Chakra" Award conferred "on him posthumously.

Federal helicopter crashes in Mexico, injuring three

A helicopter operated by Mexico`s prosecutor has crashed, wounding three of five passengers, when it hit a cable over a mountain community in the troubled Michoacan region.

One killed in Army helicopter `hard landing` in US

US military spokesman says one member of elite Army helicopter unit is dead and 2 crew members suffered injuries when their aircraft slammed into the ground while trying to land at a Georgia airfield.

Five die as helicopter crashes in Colombia

Colombia`s army says a private helicopter on a mission for the military has crashed in the country`s northwest, killing all five people aboard.

Afghan Taliban caused helicopter crash in December: US

Officials now believe Taliban insurgents brought down a US military helicopter in December in southern Afghanistan, in an incident that was first portrayed as a crash.

Pilot killed in two-seater plane crash, wreckage found

The young pilot of a two- seater training aircraft, which went missing yesterday after it took off from Bisri Airfield in Gondia in Maharashtra, was killed when it crashed into the mountains.

Six US soldiers killed in Afghan helicopter crash

Six US troops from the NATO mission in Afghanistan were killed and one was wounded in a helicopter crash on Tuesday, with officials saying it was not a suspected Taliban strike.