HELICOPTER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HELICOPTER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Father talks of being stranded 3 days in Utah canyon with sons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57818250-78/canyon-sons-knight-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57818250-78/canyon-sons-knight-utah.html.csp">Father talks of being stranded 3 days in Utah canyon with sons</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T21:10:10.031-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Panguitch • A Utah father said Monday that emergency preparation helped save the lives of his two young sons when a 3-hour hike turned into a dayslong ordeal after he became trapped between tight canyon walls. Jason Knight, of Payson, Utah, was stranded for three days after getting stuck in a crevasse Wednesday. His 8- and 11-year-old sons stayed on a ledge atop the canyon with just a granola bar and some water to sustain them. Knight, 35, described signaling to his sons to stay put. They were t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578182502014-04-14T21:10:10.031-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T21:10:10.031-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57818250@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:10:10 MDT Two bodies recovered from Utah helicopter crash site http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57785405-78/amp-county-helicopter-emery.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57785405-78/amp-county-helicopter-emery.html.csp">Two bodies recovered from Utah helicopter crash site</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T09:08:54.4-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 09:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two men’s bodies were recovered Monday from a helicopter crash in Emery County. Pilot Robin Francis Venuti and passenger Albert Munoz Rubio took off in the helicopter 11:15 a.m. Sunday from Green River as part of an expedition for shed elk antlers, Grand County sheriff’s deputies had reported. Crews began searching Sunday night when they were reported to be overdue. Assisted by Utah Department of Public Safety aircraft, crews found the helicopter about 2:30 p.m. Monday on the west side of Des...</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> 57785405@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 09:08:54 MDT Cambodia repatriates 3 possible U.S. MIA remains http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57763534-68/remains-cambodia-missing-mia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57763534-68/remains-cambodia-missing-mia.html.csp">Cambodia repatriates 3 possible U.S. MIA remains</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SOPHENG CHEANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T08:05:12.614-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 08:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phnom Penh, Cambodia • A ceremony was held in Cambodia on Wednesday to repatriate what are believed to be the remains of three American servicemen who went missing in action more than 40 years ago during the Vietnam War. The remains, in three white coffins draped with U.S. flags, were hoisted Wednesday into a C-17 military cargo plane for transport to Hawaii, where they will undergo DNA testing to try to confirm their identities. An honor guard of four currently serving U.S. servicemen carried t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577635342014-04-02T08:05:12.614-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T08:05:12.614-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57763534@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 08:05:12 MDT Park rangers recover BASE jumper’s body at Zion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728553-78/park-base-body-leary.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728553-78/park-base-body-leary.html.csp">Park rangers recover BASE jumper’s body at Zion</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="2014-03-25T19:27:37.501-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 07:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Search and rescue crews on Tuesday morning recovered the body of a renowned BASE jumper who may have plunged to his death southern Utah’s Zion National Park as long as a week and a half ago. Park spokeswoman Aly Baltrus confirmed that the body of Sean Leary, 38, of California, was recovered by 11 a.m. after a nearly five-hour effort in which rangers climbed down to the remains 300 feet below West Temple peak of the park’s southern area. Beginning at 7:30 a.m., a National Park Service helicopter...</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> 57728553@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:27:37 MDT Preliminary report on Seattle helicopter crash expected in five days http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57701683-68/helicopter-komo-seattle-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57701683-68/helicopter-komo-seattle-crash.html.csp">Preliminary report on Seattle helicopter crash expected in five days</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PHUONG LE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T07:56:02.116-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 07:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • The news helicopter had just stopped at a helipad to refuel on its way to another assignment when it crashed and burst into flames yards from the Space Needle in the heart of Seattle, killing the two men on board and seriously injuring a third man who was on fire when he escaped from his car. It may be months before federal investigators know what caused the chopper to plummet at a busy intersection, setting three vehicles ablaze and spewing burning fuel down the street during the Tues...</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> 57701683@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 07:56:02 MDT Two killed when news chopper crashes near Seattle’s Space Needle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57697580-68/helicopter-crash-komo-news.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57697580-68/helicopter-crash-komo-news.html.csp">Two killed when news chopper crashes near Seattle’s Space Needle</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MANUEL VALDES and PHUONG LE </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T13:28:17.533-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 01:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • A news helicopter crashed into the street and exploded into flames Tuesday near Seattle’s Space Needle, killing two people on board, badly injuring a man in a car and sending plumes of black smoke over the city during the morning commute. The chopper was taking off from a helipad at the KOMO-TV station when it went down on Broad Street downtown and hit three vehicles, starting them on fire and spewing burning fuel down the street. Kristopher Reynolds, a contractor working nearby, saw t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576975802014-03-18T13:28:17.533-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-18T13:28:17.533-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57697580@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 13:28:17 MDT Deputy dangling from helicopter plucks dog from seaside cliff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57691011-68/dog-helicopter-cliff-deputy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57691011-68/dog-helicopter-cliff-deputy.html.csp">Deputy dangling from helicopter plucks dog from seaside cliff</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-16T21:30:54.548-06:00">Updated Mar 16, 2014 09:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BC-US--Stranded Dog-Helicopter Rescue, 4th Ld-Writethru,240 Copter plucks stranded dog from California cliff Eds: Corrects location in 3rd paragraph. Associated Press SANTA ROSA, Calif. • A rescue worker dangling from a helicopter plucked a stranded dog from a Northern California seaside cliff. The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department reported Sunday that a black Labrador named Oreo somehow made its way half-way down a 90-foot cliff along the county’s Pacific coast and couldn’t get back up. With ...</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> 57691011@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Mar 2014 21:30:54 MDT