Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:11:00 -0400

Anchorage, Alaska ( - What was supposed to be an afternoon of fun with friends, snow-machining to the top of Eureka Glacier, soon turned into a nine hour rescue operation, when snow-machiner Robert McClintock fell 73 feet into a narrow crevasse on the glacier.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:58:00 -0400

Modrava, Czech Republic ( - The pilot of a private helicopter died when his engine crashed in the Sumava mountains near Modrava, west Bohemia, on March 29.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:42:00 -0400 - A California Highway Patrol (CHP) helicopter conducted three hoist rescues in the Bay Area within 24 hours, CHP officials said.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:24:00 -0400 - North Sea oil and gas operators have committed to fund a new £60million search and rescue (S&R) helicopter service to supplement national S&R cover for parts of the Central North Sea. Bond Offshore helicopters will operate the service, which was made possible by contributions from around 20 different companies involved in the sector.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:10:00 -0400

Boulder City, Nev. — For the first time, Papillon Group will unveil its "Golden Helicopter" on Thurs., April 16 at 2 p.m. The celebration will be the culmination of 50 years of hard work from three generations of one family.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:53:00 -0400

Nashville, Tenn. — Breeze-Eastern Corporation announces the milestone delivery of more than 1,000 BL-29900 rescue hoist systems.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:41:00 -0400

Reno, Nev. ( - We are all prone to accidents and other types of emergencies, even first responders. That's why the Washoe County Sheriff's Office recently conducted water-based training.

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