A helicopter was dispatched to rescue people from a hospital in central Mexico, where at least 17 patients have died after floods swept through, causing power outages and disrupting oxygen therapy.
The aircraft with 16 people on board crashed into a volcanic lake in Russia's far east. Several remain missing, feared dead.
NASA has carried out the first powered, controlled flight on another planet. Ingenuity was able to lift, rotate, and land. More complicated tests are planned in the coming weeks.
The pilot, three crew members and five members of the Afghan special forces died in the crash. Afghanistan has been suffering a wave of deadly violence in recent months.
The USA's Perseverance rover has successfully landed on Mars with a helicopter called Ingenuity strapped to its belly. The Mars 2020 mission is seen as a first step towards bringing samples of Martian rock back to Earth.
Nigerian Ports Authority coordinates assembling of biggest helicopter in Nigeria
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14 Nov 2020
A Russian military helicopter has been downed over Armenia amid clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijan has admitted to shooting the aircraft down by accident.
Nigerian suspect wanted by FBI for $6m scam surrenders, NLC announces protest over fuel and electricity price and more
22 Sep 2020
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16 Jul 2020
Tolulope Arotile, the first female combat helicopter pilot in the Nigerian Air Force, died on Tuesday as a result of head injuries sustained in a road traffic accident in the northwestern Nigerian state of Kaduna.
8 Jun 2020
Two women have been killed in southern Austria, prompting police to deploy a search helicopter. According to one report, the suspect took his own life after fleeing across the border to Italy.