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In Argentina helicopters faced. 10 people

were lost In Argentina helicopters faced. 10 people

In Argentina two helicopters with passengers therefore at least 10 people were lost broke, reports Associated Press.

According to the secretary on safety issues of the province of La-Riokh, Cesar Angulo, incident occurred in the afternoon on Monday, March 9, near Vilya-Kastelyi, about 1170 km to the northwest from Buenos Aires.

According to Angulo, there was an explosion. According to preliminary data, helicopters faced during flight.

According to the La Nation newspaper, onboard Continue reading

Belarus will start to let out helicopters

Belarus will start to let out helicopters

New updating of the helicopter which was developed in the Soviet Union, was presented to prime minister Mikhail Myasnikovich who is today with a working trip in Vitebsk area.

Vladimir Troitsky noted that the enterprise has two investors – the largest Ukrainian producer of aircraft engines of "Motor Sich" and the Belarusian enterprise "Systems of investments and innovations". "The sense of privatization of plant consisted in inhaling in the enterprise new life, to master Continue reading

Iraq received the next party of shock helicopters from the Russian Federation

Iraq received the next party of shock helicopters from the Russian Federation

The Ministry of Defence of Iraq declared on July 2 receiving from Russia the next party of shock helicopters in number of 4 units within the contract signed between the countries.

As it is declared, the put helicopters will be a part of army aircraft and will expand possibilities on counteraction to fighters.

Military department of Iraq did not call type of the received helicopters. Before the Russian Federation several parties already delivered to Baghdad shock Mi-28NE helicopters "Night Continue reading

Lockheed Martin redeems the producer of Sikorsky helicopters

Lockheed Martin redeems the producer of Sikorsky helicopters

The producer of arms of Lockheed Martin largest in the USA agreed with United Technologies corporation about purchase of the producer of planes, helicopters and other Sikorsky Aircraft aircraft for more than 8 billion dollars, Reuters transfers.

It will be, as expected, the largest transaction in the world market of the weapon since 2012 when United Technologies bought the producer of the Goodrich aviacomponents more than for 16 billion dollars, reminds Bloomberg agency.

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The USA will help Georgia by military helicopters

The USA will help Georgia by military helicopters

The USA will occupy "leading role" in an implementatsiya of NATO approved by the summit in Wales on September 4-5 a package of "the strengthened cooperation" with Georgia, the Minister of Defence of Georgia Irakly Alasany at a joint briefing in Tbilisi with the head of the Pentagon Chuck Heygel who has arrived to the country with 2-day official visit declared on Sunday.

Details of the help will be defined soon after expert consultations. But already precisely it is known that Continue reading

Talibs fired at the airport of Kabul and burned Karzais helicopter

Talibs fired at the airport of Kabul and burned Karzais helicopter

Members of movement "Taliban" let out two rockets towards the airport in Kabul and got to the helicopter of the president of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai, Associated Press reports.

The helicopter of the Russian production at the moment of attack was on a runway.

The commander of military unit of the airport of Abdoul Vakhab Vardak told that the helicopter of production burned down. He did not specify, whether there was in it Karzai at the moment of incident.

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In the USA the crew of the helicopter which has broken in Texas

In the USA the crew of the helicopter which has broken in Texas

Pilots made planned training flight

Four persons became victims of crash of the military helicopter in the American state of Texas. Representatives of armed forces of the USA reported about it.

The UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter broke around 17.49 on Monday local time (02.49 Tuesdays Moscow time) on military base of Fort-Hud. All victims – crew members.

At the moment of failure pilots carried out planned training flight.

Now the consequence finds out the crash reasons. Rescuers work at a Continue reading

Upon crash of Mi-8 action

is brought Upon crash of Mi-8 action

Upon crash in Murmansk region of the Mi-8 helicopter with officials criminal case under article "violation of the rules of traffic safety of air transport" is brought. The helicopter fell to the lake, two passengers managed to survive. Onboard only 18 people, from them 5 people – crew. Officials, allegedly, flied on fishing. 16 people are reported missing. To the place of state of emergency in the remote district there arrived rescuers and divers, criminalists of central Continue reading

In England there was a mysterious accident of the helicopter

In England there was a mysterious accident of the helicopter

The Black Hawk helicopter of the U.S. Air Force (USAF) broke on January 8, 2014 in Cley-next-the-Sea, England. Four military personnel of the USA was lost as a result of crash.

The American military confirm officially a crash of helicopter and death of people in Great Britain, but thus all details of an event were coded.

Officially it is not declared that served as a cause of death of the military personnel. It is thus noted that the helicopter, at first sight did not undergo serious destruction, Continue reading

In Iraq the helicopter with refugees

broke In Iraq the helicopter with refugees

The Mi-17 helicopter which was taking out refugees, broke in Iraq. The pilot, among victims – the deputy of the Iraq parliament was lost, reports Associated Press referring to military.

The helicopter delivered humanitarian assistance to the Kurds-ezidam who have taken cover on the mountain Sindzhar from Islamists, and on the way back took aboard to 25 refugees. Because of an overload during take-off as military declared, Mi-17 ran uphill.

Passengers and the survived crew members managed Continue reading