The Canadian Coast Guard has announced a new integrated services centre and helicopter hangar at Saint John, New Brunswick.
Simrik Air helicopter crash lands on hospital helipad
On 30 June, Simrik Air AS350B2 ‘9N-ALR’ crash-landed while approaching the rooftop helipad of Grande International Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal. According to the Officials from Tribhuvan International Airport, no casualties were reported at the crash. Captain Hareram Thapa was the commander of the flight.
The helicopter fell 10 feet down off the rooftop helipad of the hospital while touching down for landing. The flight was on a Medical Evacuation mission flight from the Hospital to Bharatpur.
A Georgia, US, law enforcement helicopter crashed into an Alabama river in Chilton County on 16 November, leading to the deaths of all onboard crew members.
KDDI Corp. has announced plans to use drone technology to support search and rescue efforts on Mount Fuji.
On 14 November, Avera Health, a US healthcare provider, launched its new Careflight service in South Dakota, cutting the ribbon at its new Avera Careflight hanger at...
Surplus aircraft from the Canadian Coast Guard are to be donated to educational institutions across Canada, in a plan backed by the Canadian Government.