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.

Mexican law enforcement chopper fires in Arizona

Mexican law enforcement has crossed into Arizona by helicopter and fired two shots at US border agents.

Pak army chief visits 1st helicopter overhauling workshop

Army Chief General Raheel Sharif today visited Pakistan`s first ever inland helicopter overhauling facility built in collaboration with a Russian company and witnessed the first batch of overhauled helicopters, army said.

Ukraine president says may revoke ceasefire after helicopter downing

Ukraine`s new Western-backed president said on Tuesday he may revoke his one-week unilateral ceasefire to allow government forces to retaliate for the downing by pro-Russian rebels of an army helicopter that killed nine servicemen.

Putin tells Kiev to extend truce as nine die in helicopter attack

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday urged Kiev to extend the shaky truce with insurgents in eastern Ukraine and launch talks despite them shooting down a helicopter with nine on board.

Ukraine military helicopter downed by rebel fire, 9 feared dead

A Ukrainian helicopter used for carrying Slaviansk was brought down by rebel fire near the town of Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday and nine people were feared dead, a government forces spokesman said.

Helicopter purchase scam: NCP against sacking Goa Governor

The NCP today opposed Goa BJP`s demand to sack State Governor B V Wanchoo stating that no action can be initiated against him in the helicopter purchase scam unless CBI comes out with specific findings involving him in the case.

Queen buys helicopter for Prince William

Queen Elizabeth II has decided to treat her grandson Prince William to a 8-million pound helicopter as an early birthday present.

India raises Russian decision to sell Mi-35 choppers to Pakistan; talks trade

India raised the issue of Russia`s decision to sell Mi-35 attack helicopters to Pakistan during talks between visiting Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry O. Rogozin and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

Uttarakhand CM to spend 2 more days at AIIMS after rough flight

The condition of Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat is now stable after he was admitted to AIIMS last evening with pain in his neck and back following a rough helicopter ride.

Quebec sees second jailbreak involving helicopter

Three inmates have escaped from a detention centre in Quebec City with the help of a helicopter, police said.

Downing of Ukraine helicopter `disturbs` US

The White House expressed concern Thursday that pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine were using advanced weapons "from the outside" after they shot down an army helicopter killing 12 soldiers.

Rajasthan govt to soon launch air taxi service within state

Rajasthan government is all set to introduce an air taxi service linking major tourist destinations and commercial hubs in the state.

Arvind Kejriwal takes a dig at Modi`s `helicopter` politics

After Narendra Modi, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal today held an impressive roadshow here and derided the BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate for resorting to "helicopter and corrupt politics".