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Man Arrested at Remote BC Mining Camp After Shooting Up Helicopter

July 18th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on Man Arrested at Remote BC Mining Camp After Shooting Up Helicopter

DEASE LAKE, BC – The Dease Lake RCMP flew in at first daylight to a mining camp last Friday, to arrest a mining operation employee, after the man allegedly went on a sudden rampage damaging a company helicopter.

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Improper Maintenance Led to Helicopter Crash Near Las Vegas

January 29th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on Improper Maintenance Led to Helicopter Crash Near Las Vegas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Transportation Safety Board determined today that the probable cause of the Dec. 7, 2011, air tour helicopter crash near Las Vegas, Nev., was inadequate maintenance, including degraded material, improper installation, and inadequate inspections.

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NTSB Assisting with Investigation of Helicopter Crash in Peru

January 9th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on NTSB Assisting with Investigation of Helicopter Crash in Peru

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a team of investigators to Pucallpa, Peru, to assist the Government of Peru with its investigation of yesterday’s crash involving a Boeing helicopter.

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Sikorsky Delivers First CH-53K Prototype Heavy Lift Helicopter to Flight Test Team

December 5th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on Sikorsky Delivers First CH-53K Prototype Heavy Lift Helicopter to Flight Test Team

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The Sikorsky team developing the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter for the U.S. Marine Corps has delivered the first prototype aircraft — the Ground Test Vehicle — from the assembly line to the flight test team.

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Langley Man to be Sentenced for Endangering RCMP Flight Crew

October 19th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on Langley Man to be Sentenced for Endangering RCMP Flight Crew

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VANCOUVER, BC – A Langley man has learned the hard way that there are consequences for pointing a laser beam at aircraft.

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Helicopter Loses Power, Flips Over

August 14th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on Helicopter Loses Power, Flips Over

HAIDA GWAII, BC – Pacific Region System Safety reported that C-GHJT, a twin engine Sikorsky S-76 helicopter operated by Helijet International Inc, experienced an engine failure near the North Island Fishing Lodge, Langara Island, Haida Gwaii, BC. on Monday.

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Helijet Celebrates Two Million-Passenger Milestone

February 3rd, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on Helijet Celebrates Two Million-Passenger Milestone

RICHMOND, BC – Richmond’s Helijet International celebrated its two millionth passenger today, a major industry milestone the scheduled helicopter carrier has achieved after 25 years in business and flying more than 22 million kilometres.

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New Helicopter Delivered to Coast Guard

April 12th, 2011 by admin, Comments Off on New Helicopter Delivered to Coast Guard

HONOLULU – Coast Guard aircrews at Air Station Barbers Point received the second of four new multi-mission helicopters Saturday.

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Helijet Launches Air Services from Prince Rupert BC

April 5th, 2011 by admin, Comments Off on Helijet Launches Air Services from Prince Rupert BC

RICHMOND, BC – Richmond based Helijet International has opened its Prince Rupert base located at Seal Cove and is now expanding helicopter charter and air ambulance services along British Columbia’s north coast.

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Coast Guard Responds to Downed Helicopter 20 Miles off Miami

March 28th, 2011 by admin, Comments Off on Coast Guard Responds to Downed Helicopter 20 Miles off Miami

MIAMI – The Coast Guard responded to a downed helicopter about 20 miles east of Miami Sunday.
The Coast Guard received notification Sunday afternoon that a privately owned helicopter with one male passenger aboard made an emergency water landing between Miami and The Bahamas.

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