Helicopter

FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2020, file photo, provided by the National Transportation Safety Board, NTSB investigators Adam Huray, right, and Carol Hogan examine wreckage as part of the NTSB's investigation of a helicopter crash near Calabasas, Calif.
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AP News
June 17, 2020 - 6:01 pm
Report: Kobe Bryant pilot may have been disoriented in fog
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 In this Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, file photo, investigators work at the scene of a helicopter crash that killed former NBA basketball player Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven others, in Calabasas, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
AP News
February 07, 2020 - 3:52 pm
By STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press Eds: UPDATES: Changes headline; With AP Photos.; AP Video. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wreckage from the helicopter that crashed last month and killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others did not show any outward evidence of engine failure, the National...
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The historic 1928 Santa Ana water tower in Santa Ana, Calif., Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, is illuminated in purple and gold light in remembrance of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. (Leonard Ortiz/The Orange County Register via AP)
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AP News
January 28, 2020 - 9:28 am
By STEFANIE DAZIO, DAVID KOENIG and BERNARD CONDON Associated Press CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — A veteran pilot who plunged into a Los Angeles-area hillside, killing Kobe Bryant and eight others, had tried to avoid fog so heavy that it had grounded police choppers, authorities said. But even...
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AP News
September 03, 2019 - 5:13 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The company that manufactured a helicopter that crashed and killed two Virginia state troopers monitoring a white nationalist rally says it's not guilty of negligence and fraud. The Daily Progress reports widows Amanda Bates and Karen Cullen filed a lawsuit in June that...
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December 04, 2018 - 5:08 pm
By MARYCLAIRE DALE , Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pilot error following engine maintenance problems caused the helicopter crash that killed Montgomery Gentry singer Troy Gentry and the pilot at a small airport where he was to perform that night, federal investigators said. The pilot cut the...
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dreamstime
July 08, 2018 - 7:22 pm
Williamsburg, VA _ Virginia State Police have issued the following statement: At 4:42 p.m., Sunday (July 8), Virginia State Police responded to a 911 call about an aircraft crashing into a residential structure in Williamsburg. The crash occurred in the 1100 block of Settlement Drive. The impact of...
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dreamstime
June 18, 2018 - 4:13 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A man accused of landing a chartered helicopter at a North Carolina technology company plans to plead guilty to impersonating an Army general. Authorities say Christian Desgroux had a charter helicopter pilot land on a soccer field last November at the corporate campus of SAS...
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