HELICOPTER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HELICOPTER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Two children helicoptered to hospital after I-15 rollover in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58197993-78/hopper-hospital-vehicle-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58197993-78/hopper-hospital-vehicle-utah.html.csp">Two children helicoptered to hospital after I-15 rollover in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T15:44:00.553-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 03:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two children were flown to hospital by medical helicopter Friday morning after a vehicle in which they were traveling in rolled over on Interstate 15 in Millard County. A Chevy Trailblazer carrying two adults and six children rolled over when the driver overcorrected to the right after the vehicle drifted left, said Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Lawrence Hopper. A 10-year-old boy was ejected from the vehicle during the rollover. The boy and a 3-year-old girl were taken by helicopter to Primary Chi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58197993@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:44:00 MDT Medical helicopter crashes in New Mexico; 3 dead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58196157-68/helicopter-medical-crash-area.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58196157-68/helicopter-medical-crash-area.html.csp">Medical helicopter crashes in New Mexico; 3 dead</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T22:42:25.474-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Newkirk, N.M. • A medical helicopter flying to pick up a patient crashed into the side of a New Mexico hilltop early Thursday, bursting into flames and killing all three crew members on board, authorities said. The helicopter was flying from Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe to Tucumcari when it disappeared from radar at 2:48 a.m. It went down near Newkirk along Interstate 40 about 135 miles east of Albuquerque and about 30 miles from Tucumcari. Ranch workers found the w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581961572014-07-17T22:42:25.474-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T22:42:25.474-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58196157@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:42:25 MDT Medical helicopter crashes in New Mexico; 3 dead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58195431-68/helicopter-medical-crash-area.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58195431-68/helicopter-medical-crash-area.html.csp">Medical helicopter crashes in New Mexico; 3 dead</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T14:50:55.211-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 02:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Newkirk, N.M. • A medical helicopter flying to pick up a patient crashed into the side of a New Mexico hilltop early Thursday, bursting into flames and killing all three crew members on board, authorities said. The helicopter was flying from Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe to Tucumcari when it disappeared from radar at 2:48 a.m. It went down near Newkirk along Interstate 40 about 135 miles east of Albuquerque and about 30 miles from Tucumcari. Ranch workers found the wre...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581954312014-07-17T14:50:55.211-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T14:50:55.211-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195431@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:50:55 MDT Sikorsky gets $1.28B rescue helicopter contract http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58120469-79/sikorsky-contract-helicopter-force.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58120469-79/sikorsky-contract-helicopter-force.html.csp">Sikorsky gets $1.28B rescue helicopter contract</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T18:01:05.479-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 06:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Aircraft maker Sikorsky said Thursday it received a $1.28 billion contract to build a new combat rescue helicopter for the Air Force. The company said it will develop a new version of the Black Hawk helicopter and deliver four helicopters to the U.S. Air Force by 2020. Sikorsky will also provide crew and maintenance training systems. The company said the Air Force could expand the contract and order as many as 112 helicopters. The contract could potentially be worth $7.9 billion, it s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581204692014-06-26T18:01:05.479-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-26T18:01:05.479-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58120469@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:01:05 MDT Oregon to use radio-controlled helicopter on fires http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58101641-68/fire-aircraft-infrared-manned.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58101641-68/fire-aircraft-infrared-manned.html.csp">Oregon to use radio-controlled helicopter on fires</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JEFF BARNARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-22T22:02:02.072-06:00">Updated Jun 22, 2014 10:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Grants Pass, Ore. • When a fire filled the Cascade Range’s rugged canyons in southwestern Oregon with smoke in 2011, firefighters started thinking an unmanned aircraft might help them get a look beneath the cover that a conventional scout plane could not. The state’s Department of Forestry will get the chance this summer to use a small remote-controlled helicopter equipped with video, infrared cameras and a GPS locator to get a better look in tight smoky places before incident commanders send i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581016412014-06-22T22:02:02.072-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-22T22:02:02.072-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58101641@www.sltrib.com Sun, 22 Jun 2014 22:02:02 MDT Father, son rescued in remote Emery County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58066431-78/release-county-emery-sheriff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58066431-78/release-county-emery-sheriff.html.csp">Father, son rescued in remote Emery County</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T18:05:01.614-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 06:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A father and son were rescued Friday after they went for an outing in remote Emery County. Erik Gundersen and his son had been dropped off 9:30 a.m. Thursday to hike and raft Muddy Creek. But they didn’t show up as planned that evening at an airstrip near Hidden Slendor Mine, according to an Emery County Sheriff’s Office news release. The sheriff’s office, State Parks personnel and a helicopter searched the area starting Friday morning. The helicopter crew located the father and son and notified...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58066431@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:05:01 MDT Hagel says rush to judgment on Bergdahl ‘unfair’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58026634-68/bergdahl-taliban-config-data.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58026634-68/bergdahl-taliban-config-data.html.csp">Hagel says rush to judgment on Bergdahl ‘unfair’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LOLITA C. BALDOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T14:34:08.094-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 02:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brussels • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday it is unfair to the family of released captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to leap to conclusions about his behavior in uniform. “We don’t do that in the United States,” Hagel told reporters at a NATO defense ministers meeting. “We rely on facts.” Hagel said the Army will review the circumstances surrounding how Bergdahl left his unit and was captured by the Taliban, and added, “It’s not my place as a former sergeant in the Army to decide who’s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580266342014-06-04T14:34:08.094-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-04T14:34:08.094-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58026634@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:34:08 MDT In another loss for Kiev, rebels down helicopter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58004513-68/ukraine-ukrainian-rebels-forces.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58004513-68/ukraine-ukrainian-rebels-forces.html.csp">In another loss for Kiev, rebels down helicopter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER LEONARD </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T19:03:17.886-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 07:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Slovansk, Ukraine • In another devastating blow to Ukraine’s armed forces, rebels shot down a troop helicopter Thursday, killing at least 12 soldiers, including a general who had served in the Soviet army and was in charge of combat training. The loss underscored the challenge Ukrainian forces face in fighting a guerrilla-style insurgency that has proven to be an agile foe. Ukraine, meanwhile, announced that President-elect Petro Poroshenko will be sworn in June 7, less than two weeks after his...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580045132014-05-29T19:03:17.886-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-29T19:03:17.886-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58004513@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 19:03:17 MDT 10-year-old Utah snowmobiler hurt after going over 60-foot dropoff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57987145-78/lake-peck-helicopter-able.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57987145-78/lake-peck-helicopter-able.html.csp">10-year-old Utah snowmobiler hurt after going over 60-foot dropoff</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-25T22:25:21.941-06:00">Updated May 25, 2014 10:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cache County Search and Rescue workers were called onto the snowy slopes near Tony Grove Lake early Sunday afternoon after a 10-year-old snowmobiler was seriously injured in a crash. Sheriff’s Lt. Doyle Peck said the accident occurred about 1 p.m. approximately 1 mile west of the lake. The boy, from Providence, was reported to be conscious, but had suffered arm, hip and stomach injuries. By 2:30 p.m., the helicopter had arrived to fly the youth to Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57987145@www.sltrib.com Sun, 25 May 2014 22:25:21 MDT