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Inside the US Coast Guard’s SAR Response to a Plane Crash

Posted March 18, 2014 by George Damanis

What’s involved in a waterborne search for a missing plane? The Coast Guard and its hardworking members have been and continue to be semper paratus, or “always ready.”

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Kim Jong-un watches something in the sky. (Photo by Korean Central News Agency)
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North Korea Ready To Try Another Rocket Launch Carrying ‘Satellite’

Posted December 4, 2012 by NYCA Admin

North Korea will this month attempt for a second time to launch a long-range rocket carrying a satellite, the government announced Saturday.

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This is Syria's only operational Ilyushin Il-76 transport aircraft (YK-ATA), seen here at Paris-Le Bourget Airport in 2009. It may have been used to transport Mil Mi-25 attack helicopters to Syria from Russia through Iraqi airspace. (Photo by twin-otter64 via Flickr, CC-BY-NC-SA)
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Did Syria Transport Russian Attack Helicopters Through Iraqi Airspace?

Posted November 30, 2012 by Michael Grabell, ProPublica

In late October, Syria asked Iraqi authorities to grant air access for a cargo plane transporting refurbed attack helicopters from Russia.

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An OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter from the 1st Infantry Division. (Photo by SSgt Shane A. Cuomo/US Army)
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Taliban Commander Arrested for Shooting Down US Chopper

Posted September 19, 2012 by BNO News

Coalition forces arrested a Taliban commander who allegedly coordinated an attack against a US helicopter, killing two American soldiers.

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Turkish Sikorsky S-70 helicopter similar to the crashed aircraft. (Photo by Turkish Naval Forces)
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Turkish Paramilitary Helicopter Crash Near Iraq Border Kills Four

Posted July 23, 2012 by BNO News

A paramilitary helicopter crashed in southeastern Turkey late Sunday afternoon, killing four service members and injuring eight others.

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Map of the crash location in Brunei. (Map by Google/Matt Molnar)
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Brunei Air Force Helicopter Crash Kills 12

Posted July 22, 2012 by BNO News

A Royal Brunei Air Force helicopter crashed in western Brunei on Friday, killing 12 people in the country’s worst ever aviation disaster.

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A U.S. Air Force Block 40 F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft returns to the fight after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during a mission over Iraq on June 10, 2008
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US Air Force Pilot Rescued After F-16 Crashes Into Ocean Near Japan

Posted July 22, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A US Air Force pilot was plucked out of the Pacific Ocean on Sunday after his F-16 jet went down 250 miles northeast of Japan’s Hokkaido Island.

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Map of Oman. (Map by Google)
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Two US Sailors Missing in Oman Helicopter Crash Declared Dead

Posted July 22, 2012 by BNO News

Two American service members who were missing since a US Navy helicopter crashed in northern Oman last week have been declared dead.

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Terrence Ralph poses for a self-portrait on Facebook.
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Worst Person in the World: Air Cargo Handler Arrested for Stealing From Soldier-Bound Care Packages

Posted May 17, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A cargo handler wearing a stolen watch was arrested in New York on Wednesday, charged with stealing from care packages on their way to US troops overseas.

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The helicopter went down in the village of Quebrada Seca, near Guatemala's border with Belize
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10 Killed as Guatemalan Air Force Helicopter Crashes on Rescue Mission for Another Downed Chopper

Posted February 29, 2012 by BNO News

Ten people were killed on Tuesday when an Guatemalan Air Force helicopter crashed in northern Guatemala after being sent to help with another helicopter crash in the region, defense officials said. There were no survivors.

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