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Iran mourns President Raisi after tragic helicopter crash

TEHRAN | Xinhua | Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi was confirmed dead on Monday after his helicopter crashed in the country’s mountainous northwestern region on Sunday. Iran’s official news agency IRNA confirmed the deaths of Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, Governor of East Azarbaijan Province Malek Rahmati, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali …

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UPDF helicopter in fatal crash in Kabarole

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three people have been confirmed dead after a helicopter gunship crashed in Kabarole District. The helicopter crashed on Tuesday at 2:30 pm in Nyamisingiri village, Bwanika parish Kichwamba sub-county. It was headed to DR Congo after taking off from Ssaka Airfield. According to eyewitnesses, …

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DR Congo accuses M23 of shooting at MONUSCO helicopter

Kinshasa, DRC | Xinhua |  The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Monday condemned the attack on a helicopter of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) on the outskirts of the city of Goma, the capital of the eastern North Kivu province. …

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UPDF helicopter crashes in western Uganda

Major Mugisa says UPDF will renovate the damaged house   Fort Portal, Uganda | URN & XINHUA | A Uganda People’s Defense Force- UPDF helicopter has crashed in Fort Portal in the west of the country. The UPDF confirmed the accident, saying the helicopter tikely suffered a mechanical malfunction. The MI-24 helicopter …

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India’s chief of defense staff killed in helicopter crash

New Delhi, India | Xinhua | India’s Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat and 12 others including his wife were killed Wednesday in a helicopter crash in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, officials said. “Deeply anguished by the sudden demise of Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, his …

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Feds probe Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Federal investigators on Monday sifted through the wreckage of the helicopter crash near Los Angeles that killed basketball legend Kobe Bryant and eight other people, hoping to find clues to what caused the accident that stunned the world. Bryant, 41, was traveling Sunday …

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Kobe Bryant dies at 41

5x NBA Champion 2x Finals MVP 1x NBA Most Valuable Player 18x NBA All-Star 4x NBA All-Star Game MVP 11x All-NBA First Team 2x All-NBA Second Team 2x All-NBA Third Team 9x NBA All-Defensive First Team 2x NBA Scoring Champion 2x Olympic Gold Medalist Los Angeles, United States | AFP …

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