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Four killed in bombing of Afghan government bus, nine die in...

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Four people were killed and nine wounded when a roadside bomb hit a bus carrying Afghan government employees in Kabul on Thursday, while nine...

Doctor who died in a helicopter crash tried to save Mthembu

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Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, has confirmed that one of the Netcare health professionals who died in a helicopter crash near Bergville was called...

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...

Tunisian military looking for new helicopters

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Tunisia's defence ministry is looking for over a dozen new civil helicopters. According to African Intelligence, the Tunisian defence ministry has issued a...

Eight killed in Senegal military helicopter crash

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A military helicopter crashed in south-west Senegal, killing eight people and injuring 13 others, the army said. Senegalese army spokesperson Abdou Ndiaye told...

External attack ruled out in German Tiger crash

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German officials investigating the fatal crash of a military Airbus Tiger helicopter in Mali ruled out external attack or weather factors and...

Tiger crash in Mali explained

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The crash of a German military Airbus Tiger helicopter in Mali last July was caused by incorrect settings on the autopilot, Germany's...

Luftwaffe helo crashes in Mali

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A German military helicopter assigned to the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali crashed in the West African nation's desert north killing both...

China deploying first helicopter peacekeeping unit

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China is for the first time deploying a helicopter unit to take part in overseas peacekeeping operations. The unit, part of the 81st...

Somali refugees killed in raid off Yemen coast

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Thirty-one Somali refugees were killed off the coast of Yemen on Thursday when a helicopter attacked the boat they were in, a...

Higher defence budgets to boost military rotorcraft market

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Increased defence spending is set to boost the global medium and heavy military helicopter market, according to a new report, which estimates...

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