World French helicopter crash: 5 dead, officials say

13:51  02 february  2018
13:51  02 february  2018 Source:   cnn.com

Dead Cells confirmed for PS4, Switch, Xbox One

  Dead Cells confirmed for PS4, Switch, Xbox One Coming ‘later this year,’ and ‘ideally’ alongside final PC version Dead Cells , the acclaimed Steam Early Access roguelike from French indie team Motion Twin, is officially on its way to consoles. Motion Twin has discussed console versions of the Windows PC title before, but announced specifics today, saying that Dead Cells is in development on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. “We’re thrilled to finally confirm that we’ll be bringing the Dead Cells experience to console players,” said Steve Filby, producer on the game at Motion Twin, in a news release. The company did not give a release window beyond “later this year.” Dead Cells debuted on Windows PC last May via Steam Early Access, and Motion Twin has not yet announced launch timing for the final version. Asked for clarification on the launch dates for the console and PC versions, Filby told Polygon, “Ideally, we would like to release all the console versions and the PC version simultaneously.” Filby noted that Motion Twin is handling all of the console porting process itself, having hired “a pair of extra hands.” He described a simultaneous PC/console launch as a “logistical challenge,” but added, “I think we’re on the right track.” As for the other PC versions — Motion Twin previously announced plans to bring the game to both Mac and Linux — Filby said they “should be coming out over the summer.” Pricing for the console versions is undetermined at this time. Dead Cells originally cost $16.

Two French military helicopters on a training flight crashed Friday in the woods of Provence from an apparent mid-air collision, killing the five people aboard, officials said . No survivors in crash that killed 3 experienced army flight officers, 2 trainees.

A helicopter crashed in the East River on Sunday, March 11, 2018, killing five passengers, officials said . The five dead passengers were identified as: Brian McDaniel, 26; Trevor Cadigan, 26; Carla Vallejos Blanco, 29; Tristan Hill, 29; and Daniel Thompson, 34.

Emergency services work at the site of the accident near Carces lake in southern France Friday. © ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images Emergency services work at the site of the accident near Carces lake in southern France Friday.

Five people are dead after two French army helicopters collided in the south of the country Friday, authorities said.

The crash happened between the towns of Cabasse and Carcès, northwest of the coastal resort of Saint-Tropez.

"The helicopters collided. There were three army personnel in one and two in the other. All are dead," police said, according to Agence France-Presse.

Florence Parly, minister for France's armed forces, described the incident as "tragic" in a tweet on Friday, adding that she will visit the military facility where the helicopters were based later in the day.

"I pay tribute to the soldiers killed and I want to tell their families and brothers in arms my solidarity and my full support," Parly tweeted.

CNN's Antoine Crouin reported from Paris, with Hilary McGann contributing from London.

Grand Canyon helicopter crash 'horrible'; 4 rescued, 3 dead .
Four survivors of a tour helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon were being treated at a Nevada hospital Sunday while crews were recovering the bodies of three others, authorities said.GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Four survivors of a deadly tour helicopter crash onto the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon were being treated at a Nevada hospital on Sunday while crews tackled difficult terrain in a very remote area to try to recover the bodies of three other people.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!