American company bags contract for Navy's 16 multi-role choppers

The United States' Sikorsky has bagged the contract for Indian Navy's Rs 6,000-crore proposal for acquisition of 16 multi-role helicopters for its warships, official sources said on Friday.

PM Modi flags off maiden journey of Kathmandu-Delhi bus service

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today flagged off the maiden journey of the new bus service from Kathmandu to Delhi.

PM Modi to hand over trauma centre, helicopter to Nepal on Tuesday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hand over to Nepal a 200-bedded trauma centre and an Advanced Light Helicopter for its army after arriving here tomorrow to attend the SAARC Summit, reports said on Monday.

Armenia vows `grave consequences` after helicopter downed

 Armenia threatened `grave consequences` Wednesday after Azerbaijani forces shot down a military helicopter, sparking fears of a major escalation in the conflict over the disputed region of Nagorny Karabakh.

Turkish military helicopter goes missing

A Turkish military helicopter disappeared from the radar in northwest Turkey Sunday afternoon, media reported.

Govt to expand BSF air wing

Government is planning to expand the BSF air fleet by procuring more choppers and fix-winged planes to transport paramilitary troops and their assets as they carry out internal security duties.

Hema Malini's chopper mobbed at rally venue, one injured by blade

Chaos prevailed as a helicopter that had brought BJP MP Hema Malini for an election rally here on Friday was mobbed, leaving one person injured who was hit by a blade of the chopper.

Pilot of missing helicopter found alive in Myanmar

The Thai pilot of a helicopter that went missing in a mountainous part of Myanmar almost two weeks ago has been found and taken to hospital.

Chopper service for Durga Puja revellers in Tripura

The Tripura government on Wednesday launched helicopter service for Durga Puja revellers and sightseers to enable them get an aerial view of tourist spots and puja celebrations in Agartala, a minister said.

Army helicopter crashes at airbase in Bareilly, 3 killed

An Indian Army helicopter crashed at an airbase in Bareilly on Wednesday, killing three officers onboard.

Army helicopter crashes in Bareilly

An army helicopter crashed in bareilly that was on a routine sortie crashed barely few minutes after its take-off from the army base owing to some technical snag.

Thai rescue helicopter missing in Myanmar

A rescue helicopter from Thailand has lost contact with ground control during a search for two climbers who scaled Southeast Asia's highest peak a month ago, officials said today.

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Two new Mi-17 helicopters to bolster BSF air wing

Two advanced `Mi` series choppers are set to provide additional support to the BSF air wing in anti-Naxal and counter-insurgency operations in the country.

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.

Military chopper crash kills more than 10 in Hanoi

A military helicopter crashed into a residential area on the fringes of Vietnam`s capital Hanoi on Monday, killing more than 10 people, a witness and government officials said.

Swede dies after jumping 600 metres from helicopter

A Swedish man died after he jumped from a helicopter above the North Sea while being taken to hospital in Norway, police said today.

Rocket strikes Afghan president`s helicopter

An Afghan official says militants fired two rockets into the military side of the Kabul airport, striking President Hamid Karzai`s helicopter as it sat on the tarmac.

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.

Iraq launches push for militant-held northern city

Iraqi troops backed by helicopter gunships launched an operation today aimed at dislodging Sunni militants from the northern city of Tikrit, one of two major urban centers they seized in recent weeks in a dramatic blitz across the country.