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A rainbow is formed in the mist rising from the ocean as a Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 (HM-15) MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter conducts mine countermeasures operations near Naval Air Station, Alameda, Calif. (Photo by John Gaffney/US Navy)
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US Navy Helicopter Crashes in Oman

Posted July 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A US Navy helicopter crashed in Oman on Thursday. The condition of its five crewmembers was not immediately known.

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Sudan Helicopter Crash Map. (Map by Google Maps/Matt Molnar)
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Sudanese Military Helicopter Crashes in Darfur, Killing 7

Posted July 18, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A Sudanese military helicopter crashed in the troubled Darfur region late Monday, killing at least 7 service members and injuring 2 others.

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The Harbin Y-12 transport plane crashed near the capital. (Map by Google/Matt Molnar)
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Military Plane Chartered to Transport Gold Crashes in Mauritania Killing 7

Posted July 15, 2012 by BNO News

A military plane chartered by Canadian gold miner Kinross crashed shortly after takeoff Thursday in the African country of Mauritania, killing all seven people on board

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Pakistan Army Mil Mi-17 helicopter. (Photo by Waqas Usman, CC BY-SA, via Wikipedia)
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Pakistan Army Helicopter Crash Kills 6 Soldiers

Posted July 13, 2012 by BNO News

A Pakistan Army Mi-17 helicopter crashed during a test flight, killing six crew members and seriously injuring two others.

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Map of the crash site in Homer, Alaska. (Map by Google/Matt Molnar)
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Seaplane Crash Kills Former Alaska State Legislator

Posted July 12, 2012 by BNO News

Former Alaska state legislator Cheryll Heinze was killed Tuesday when a seaplane crashed in a lake near Homer, Alaska. Four others survived.

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Crash site of a UTAir Eurocopter AS350 in eastern Russia.
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Helicopter Crash in Eastern Russia Kills At Least Three

Posted July 6, 2012 by BNO News

A Eurocopter AS350 operated by UTair Aviation for an oil and gas company crashed in Russia’s Far East early Wednesday evening.

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The Eurocopter AS350 crashed just south of Camp Verde, Arizona. (Map by Google Maps/Matt Molnar)
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Arizona Helicopter Crash Kills 4 Including Restaurant CEO

Posted July 2, 2012 by BNO News

All four passengers of a helicopter that went missing over Arizona were found killed, including the CEO of Arriba Mexican Grill restaurants.

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Modular Airborne FireFighting System (MAFFS) being loaded onto an Air Force C-130 Hercules. (Photo by US Air Force)
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Air Force C-130 Hercules Firefighting Plane Crashes in South Dakota

Posted July 2, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A C-130 Hercules firefighting aircraft crashed while combating a blaze in South Dakota on Sunday.

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A Mexican Marines Eurocopter AS565 Panther helicopter similar to the one that crashed. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Patrick Grieco/US Navy)
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Helicopter Crash Kills Four Mexican Sailors

Posted June 30, 2012 by BNO News

Rescue workers have reached the wreckage of a Mexican Navy helicopter which went missing in the western region of Mexico last week.

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Wreckage of an unknown military aircraft was found on a glacier about 40 miles northeast of Anchorage. (Map by Matt Molnar/Google)
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Unidentified Aircraft Wreckage Investigated on Alaska Glacier

Posted June 27, 2012 by BNO News

A specialized military team has completed its on-site investigation of the wreckage of a vintage military aircraft discovered on a glacier.

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The plane went down in Macon, Miss., about 100 miles northeast of Jackson. (Map by Matt Molnar/Google)
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Witnesses Say Lightning Blew Plane Out of the Sky Over Mississippi, Killing Pilot

Posted May 31, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A small plane exploded in midair when it was struck by lighting over eastern Mississippi Thursday afternoon, killing the pilot.

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The Memorial Day crash occurred in the skies over Warrenton, VA., about 40 miles west of Washington, DC. (Map by NYCAviation/Google)
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Virginia Plane Crash to Be Investigated by Canadian Authorities

Posted May 30, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A midair plane crash in Virginia that killed two people will be investigated by Canadian authorities, as both pilots were employees of the US Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board.

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A CSA SportCruiser similar to the accident aircraft. (Photo by Chris Happel)
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Plane Crash Lands on Long Island After Losing Canopy

Posted May 17, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A single-engine CSA SportCruiser crash landed at Brookhaven Airport in Shirley, NY, Thursday afternoon, but neither of the occupants were injured.

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The Superjet's cockpit voice recorder closely resembles this example.
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Investigators Retrieve Crashed Superjet’s Cockpit Voice Recorder

Posted May 16, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry confirmed on Wednesday that investigators had recovered the cockpit voice recorder of the Superjet 100 that crashed in Indonesia last week, killing all 45 people onboard.

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Jomsom Airport crash site. (Map by Matt Molnar/Google Maps)
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Plane Carrying 21 Crashes in Nepal’s Himalayas, Killing 15 [UPDATED]

Posted May 14, 2012 by NYCA Admin

An Dornier Do 228 aircraft carrying 21 people crashed while attempting to land at Jomsom Airport, killing 15 of them.s

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Site of the crash at Spring Hill Airport in Sterling, Pennsylvania. (Map by Matt Molnar/Google Maps)
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Pennsylvania Plane Crash Kills Two Long Island Aviation Students, One Survives

Posted May 11, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Two Farmingdale State College students were killed Wednesday night when their small plane crashed near an airport in northeastern Pennsylvania. A fellow student on the plane survived.

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(Map by The Aviation Herald/Google Earth)
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Rescuers Locate Crashed Sukhoi Superjet On Indonesian Mountain

Posted May 9, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The Sukhoi Superjet 100 that crashed in Indonesia on Wednesday has been located by rescuers.

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In a photo posted on Sky Aviation's Facebook page, the Sukhoi Superjet-100 demonstrator sits at Halim Perdanakusuma Airport in Jakarta before takeoff Wednesday. Ten Sky employees were onboard.
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Sukhoi Superjet Demo Flight Crashes in Indonesia, Plane and 46 Passengers Missing

Posted May 9, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A Sukhoi Superjet 100 performing a demonstration flight for media, airline and aviation personnel with 46 people onboard crashed near a mountain in Indonesia on Wednesday. Their fate was not immediately known, as a rescue operation had to be called off due to bad weather.

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Rough location of the crash site, about 1 mile from the end of the Benzair Bhutto International Airport runway. (Map via Google)
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No Survivors as Airliner Carrying 127 People Crashes Near Islamabad Airport [UPDATED]

Posted April 20, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A Bhoja Air Boeing 737 with 127 people on board has crashed while attempting to land at Islamabad International Airport. There was no immediate word on the condition of the passengers.

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Cessna 421 Golden Eagle (N48DL) that went down in the Gulf of Mexico on April 19, seen here on a brighter day at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport. (Photo by Daniel Compton)
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Gulf of Mexico Plane Crash May Have Been Caused by Pressurization Problems, Early Evidence Indicates

Posted April 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

While it will take months or years to find a definitive cause of the crash of the Cessna 421 that went down in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, initial evidence may indicate that the pilot lost consciousness due to pressurization issues.

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