Nevada crash kills 2 after takeoff from airport near Idaho
JACKPOT, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed when a light plane crashed and burned after taking off from a small northeastern Nevada airport near the border with Idaho. Elko County sheriff’s Sgt. Nick Czegledi (SEG’-leh-dee) said Saturday the identities of those killed in the crash late Friday near Jackpot weren’t being released pending confirmation through autopsies. Czegledi said a witness said the plane took off to the south and then banked hard to the east before losing altitude before crashing.He said National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration officials were expected to arrive in the area to investigate the crash.
Franklin County Sheriff Anthony Boen says they found a helicopter , after they UPDATE ( 3 :41PM): Franklin Co Sheriff, Anthony Boen, has confirmed the identities of three people killed in the helicopter crash at Mulberry Mountain. Rescuers were able to ping his cellphone in order to find the wreckage.
Paris confirms that three French soldiers have been killed in an intelligence-gathering mission in Libya after their helicopter went down. Also, HRW accuses Kenyan security forces of enforced disappearances and the extrajudicial killing of men with suspected extremist links. And with no movie
Three emergency workers were killed in a helicopter crash near Marseille while on a rescue mission in flood-hit southern France, the interior ministry said Monday.
Their EC145 helicopter lost radio and radar contact while on a rescue and reconnaissance flight in the Var region Sunday night. The three were found dead at 1:30 am near the town of Rove, Interior Minister Christophe Castaner and his secretary of state Laurent Nunez said in a statement.
An investigation was under way to determine the circumstances of the crash.
"While France is preparing today to pay tribute to 13 of its soldiers who died serving it (in Mali), our country is losing three everyday heroes who gave their lives to protect the French," Castaner and Nunez said.
Two people were killed on Sunday by floods in the French Riviera, which has been hit by fresh torrential rains a week after extreme weather left six dead.
French government says it is determined on pension reform as strikes continue .
The French government said it would see through planned pension reforms but said the new system that has sparked nationwide strikes would be introduced gradually and public concerns would be addressed. © Photo by SYLVAIN THOMAS/AFP via Getty Images French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a ceremony in Nimes, southern France, on December 6, 2019, held to pay tribute to the three rescuers who died late December 1. - Three rescuers died in a helicopter accident as they were rescuing inhabitants during bad weather at the Cote d'Azur, southern France.