India: Botched Cable Car Helicopter Rescue Kills 2 Stranded Passengers

A cable-car accident in eastern India’s Jharkhand state on Sunday — which left dozens of frightened passengers hanging mid-air for 40 consecutive hours — turned deadly after two people fell to their deaths during subsequent helicopter rescue missions and a third person died from injuries sustained inside one of the carriages, the Indian Express reported Thursday.

Trikut Pahar is situated around 10 kms away from Deoghar on the way to Dumka in the state of Jharkhand, India. This is one of the most famous and tourist attraction in the state, A rope way is installed from bottom to top of mountain, view from top of mountain …

Pendleton Chopper Goes Missing During Nepal Earthquake Relief

A helicopter from U.S. Marines Camp Pendleton was on a rescue mission following the massive and deadly Nepal earthquakes when it lost contact Tuesday. Search efforts continue in hopes the six U.S. Marines and two Nepalese soldiers aboard the UH-1Y Huey are simply unable to communicate in the mountainous region.

Huey Pendleton (DVIDSHUB / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Kenny Loggins in ‘Danger Zone’ as Marine Chopper Lands on Beach

Solana Beach became Kenny Loggins’s real-life “Danger Zone” as a Marine helicopter made an emergency landing where the famed singer-songwriter was walking on Wednesday. An image of Loggins’s encounter with the troubled military aircraft went viral after he tweeted a selfie from the landing site.

Kenny Loggins Danger Zone (Twitter)

Watch: Brian Williams Original Helicopter Report from 2003

During his Wednesday broadcast of “NBC Nightly News,” anchor Brian Williams admitted he had incorrectly stated the facts surrounding a March 2003 incident over the skies of Iraq in which he had claimed to been involved. Previously Williams had claimed


Two Marines Killed in Military Training Accident

Two Marines were killed late Friday afternoon when a Third Marine Aircraft Wing UH-1Y Huey helicopter conducting training crashed. The accident occurred at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, California.

Twentynine Palms (Marine Corps via Associated Press)