FAA Failure To Update Safety Standards Causing Helicopter Crashes

July 10th, 2014 | Aviation accident

Great strides are being taken in the United States to improve the safety record of the aviation industry, but it seems as though archaic regulations and a lack of effort to update these standards may be causing a portion of the aviation accidents that occur today. Take the case of the helicopter crash that occurred… Read More

Helicopter Crash Blamed On Bad Weather, Claims Five Lives

August 2nd, 2013 | Aviation accident

August 2, 2013 A Helicopter Crash that occurred in Pennsylvania this past weekend claimed the lives of five people. Reports indicate the crash happened just after 10:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27, near Noxen, in the northeastern region of the state. According to an article published by The Huffington Post, the pilot took off from the… Read More

Records Show Recent Helicopter Crash Isn’t Company’s First

June 21st, 2013 | Aviation accident

June 21, 2013 A 44-year-old pilot was killed earlier this week as a result of a Helicopter Crash he was involved in while working for one of the nation’s largest helicopter fleet operators in the nation. Reports show the company has a history of serious crashes. A story from the Star-Tribune explained the accident happened… Read More

Helicopter Crashes into New York’s East River, Killing 1

October 7th, 2011 | Aviation accident

October 7, 2011 A sightseeing helicopter plunged into New York City’s East River this past Tuesday, killing a 40-year-old British woman who lived in Sydney, Australia, and badly injuring three more people. The helicopter, a Bell 206, had taken off from a Manhattan riverside heliport located near the United Nations headquarters, according to The Wall… Read More