Five Cambodian soldiers died and one was injured Monday in a helicopter crash during military training on the outskirts of the capital Phnom Penh, an official said.
Sixteen people were killed and five injured when a Vietnamese military helicopter crashed in the capital Hanoi early Monday, a top military official said.
A military helicopter crashed in Vietnam's capital Hanoi during a routine training exercise Monday, an official said, and state-run media said at least a dozen servicemen were killed.
Russia’s training ship, the Smolny, arrived on Monday at the port of Saint-Nazaire, northwest France, bringing 400 sailors for the training on the Mistral helicopter carrier.
All the 14 people who were aboard a crashed Mi-8 helicopter in the Khabarovsk region are alive, Vladimir Dmitriyev, the official spokesman for the Rosleskhoz forestry agency, told the RIA Novosti news agency on Monday.
A Mi-8 helicopter has crashed near the village of Chekunda, Khabarovsk Territory, spokeswoman for the Far East Regional Center of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry Mariya Potvorova told Interfax on Monday.
Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry has confirmed four deaths in Saturday's helicopter crash in the southern Krasnodar region.
A Russian helicopter chartered by the United Nations came under fire in Somalia; no one was hurt, an informed source told Interfax in Moscow on Sunday.
In addition to nine Ukrainian military servicemen, the helicopter shot down on Tuesday near Slavyansk, the Donetsk region, could have been carrying a group of foreign advisers as well, Interfax reported Igor Strelkov (Girkin), the commander of the armed groups of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) saying.
The Ukrainian Security Service has confirmed that the Mi-8 helicopter shot down in Slavyansk was carrying its officers, according to Interfax.
A Mi-8 helicopter belonging to the Ukrainian armed forces and involved in a military operation in eastern Ukraine has been shot down.
Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yury Borisov visited the Progress aircraft manufacturing company, based in the city of Arsenyevsk, Primorye Territory, where he discussed potential acquisitions of Kamov Ka-52K ship-based helicopters for Mistral-class helicopter carriers, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a press release, seen by Interfax-AVN on Tuesday.
Police in the Canadian province of Quebec are searching for the three inmates who have escaped from a detention center in the suburban Quebec City with the help of a helicopter.
Representatives of the people's militia of the city of Slavyansk in eastern Ukraine’s embattled Donetsk Region have shot down a helicopter of the Ukrainian Air Force, the Novorossiya news agency quoted the militia command as saying. The Mil Mi-8 transport helicopter was damaged by bullet fire and performed an emergency landing on Thursday, TASS news agency reports.
Slavyansk self-defense activists claim they have shot down a Sukhoi Su-25 combat airplane.
Russia has lifted an embargo from supplies of weapons and military hardware to Pakistan and is negotiating the delivery of several helicopter gunships Mil Mi-25 to the country, head of Russian state-run technologies corporation Rostec Sergey Chemezov said on Monday.
Only two out of 18 persons traveling by a Mi-8 helicopter have survived a crash in the Murmansk region, the Interstate Aviation Committee reported. "Reportedly, there were five crewmembers and 13 passengers onboard. The crash killed 16 persons and injured two," says a report posted on the committee website on Monday, according to Interfax. The helicopter fell to pieces and sank, the report said.
Mourning for the helicopter crash victims has been declared in Murmansk Region on Monday, an official in the press service of the regional government told TASS.
Two more bodies have been found at the helicopter crash site in the Murmansk region, said Russian Investigative Committee spokesman Vladimir Markin. "Seven bodies have been recovered and five of them have been identified," he told Interfax. The Emergency Situations Ministry cited the same figures. "According to data received by 7 pm, Moscow time, two people have been hospitalized. Seven bodies have been recovered."
As many as 17 people, including four crew members, were onboard the Mi-8 helicopter that crashed in Russia's northwestern Murmansk region, police sources told Itar-Tass, citing updated reports. "There were 17 people, not 19 or 18. One of the crew members, technician Volkov, did not fly," the source said. Thus, only two persons have survived the crash. They were taken to hospital.