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Six killed, one injured in Nepal helicopter crash

The Kathmandu-bound Altitude Air helicopter lost contact with air traffic control after taking off from Gorkha district Saturday morning.  The helicopter was scheduled to land at Kathmandu at 8.20 in the morning but it crashed in a deep forest area of Nuwakot district.  The chopper was having seven people on ... Read More »

Five killed in Nepal helicopter crash

The Kathmandu-bound Altitude Air helicopter lost contact with air traffic control after taking off from Gorkha district Saturday morning.  The chopper was having seven people on board including the pilot. According to police five bodies have been recovered and one person is missing.  A woman has been rescued alive with ... Read More »

Russia: 18 killed in Helicopter crash in Siberia region

The Russian Transport Ministry said the Mi-8 helicopter carrying three crew members and 15 passengers crashed when it collided with machinery carried by another helicopter soon after takeoff. The other helicopter landed safely after the incident. The helicopters’ black boxes have been recovered. A commission has been set up to ... Read More »

NASA to send helicopter to Mars in 2020

Started in August 2013 as a technology development project at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the Mars Helicopter had to prove that big things could come in small packages. The result of the team’s four years of design, testing and redesign weighs in at little under 1.8 kilogrammes. Its fuselage ... Read More »