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Nicaraguan Air Force Chief Killed in Helicopter Crash

Air force chief of staff Col. Manuel Lopez and nine other military personnel died in the crash of a military helicopter, the Nicaraguan armed forces said. continue reading »

Helicopter Kills 4, Injures 1 in Central Mexico

Businessman and politician Juan Ignacio Torres Landa was among four people killed Friday when a helicopter crashed in the central Mexican city of San Luis Potosi, the governing Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, said. continue reading »

Paraguayan Presidential Candidate Killed in Helicopter Crash

Paraguayan presidential candidate Lino Oviedo died in a helicopter crash in Chaco province, officials said Sunday. A search team found the wreckage of the helicopter, which went down Saturday night, at a ranch in the city of Presidente Hayes, media reports said. continue reading »

Wealthy Guatemalan Businessman Killed in Helicopter Crash

Wealthy businessman Jose Habie was killed Friday when the helicopter he was piloting crashed in the Guatemalan capital, authorities said. The 56-year-old Habie, who owned textile plants and a five-star hotel in Guatemala City, died of multiple traumatic injuries while trapped amid the wreckage of the chopper, paramedics told the media. continue reading »

Missing Helicopter Found in Andes, 14 Killed

Peruvian police on Saturday found the wreckage of a helicopter missing for four days in the Andes mountains and said there was no sign of survivors, officials told Efe. continue reading »

Four Killed In Helicopter Crash During Air Force Exercises in Venezuela

Four air force personnel were killed and another injured Friday when their helicopter crashed during exercises in the western state of Yaracuy, Venezuela's defense minister said. continue reading »

Dr. Luis Bonilla Among Those Killed When Helicopter Picking Up Donor Heart Crashes

A helicopter transporting two members of Mayo Clinic’s transplant team crashed the morning of December 26th while traveling to Shands at the University of Florida in Gaines continue reading »

Early Indications in Mexico Helicopter Crash Point to Weather Not Blast as Cause

The helicopter crash that killed Government Secretary Jose Francisco Blake and seven other people earlier this weekend was not due to "some type of damage caused by an explosion or fire continue reading »

Mexico Asks US and France to Help in Helicopter Crash Investigation

Mexican authorities have asked U.S. and French aviation crash experts to help investigate the helicopter crash that killed Interior Minister Francisco Blake Mora, a key figure in fighting the country's illegal drug cartels. Officials say Mora was killed Friday while traveling between Mexico City and the state of Morelos. President Felipe Calderon said the helicopter crash happened in foggy conditions and was probably an accident. The president, however, said all possible causes are under investigation. Seven other people were on board the helicopter and were also killed. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS Mexico’s Secretary of Interior Dies in Helicopter Crash

Mexican Government officials have confirmed Secretary of Interior Jose Francisco Blake Mora died today, after his helicopter crashed attempting an emergency landing. continue reading »