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UN helicopter shot at in Nigeria

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Suspected Islamic extremists shot at a UN Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) helicopter in northern Nigeria at the weekend reportedly killing two civilians. President Muhammadu Buhari...

Oryx remains Monusco’s top transport helicopter in the DRC

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The UN peacekeeping mission in the DRC (Monusco) has a Composite Helicopter Unit (CHU) based in the eastern DRC city, Goma. The CHU includes three...

Investigation to follow SAPS helicopter crash landing

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A South African Police Service (SAPS) helicopter crash-landed at Virginia Airport on Tuesday and an investigation has been launched to determine the cause of...

Prime Minister of Malaysia acquainted with state-of-the-art Russian helicopters at LIMA 2019

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The Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahathir Mohamad has visited a stand of Russian Helicopters (part of Russian State Corporation Rostec) at LIMA-2019 exhibition. Russian...

One killed as Cameroon military helicopter crashes in restive North West...

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A light helicopter belonging to Cameroon’s military crashed on 13 May in the restive North West region, killing at least one official. The helicopter, which...

Nigerian Air Force loses Mi-35 helicopter in combat against Boko Haram

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has lost an Mi-35M attack helicopter in combat while providing close air support to soldiers fighting Boko Haram terrorists...

Mechanical failure caused fatal Mali helicopter crash

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The fatal crash of a German armed forces helicopter in Mali last year was caused by the failure of mechanics from manufacturer Airbus to...

At least 7 officials killed in Sudan helicopter crash

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At least seven local government officials were killed in a helicopter crash in Sudan's eastern al-Qadarif state on Sunday, state news agency SUNA reported. The...

Turkey flies indigenous T625 helicopter

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Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has carried out the first flight of its T625 multirole helicopter, the company's most ambitious project to date....

Military helicopter crashes in Ethiopia

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A military helicopter crashed in Ethiopia's Oromiya region on and all 18 aboard, including 15 soldiers, were killed state-affiliated news agency Fana...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...