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Rescue Plans Underway In Antarctica After Ice Breaker Ships Used In Chesapeake Fail

Rescue plans are underway to airlift the stranded passengers on board a research ship trapped in the Antarctic ice. They’ve been there for a week.

12/31/2013

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Woman Hurt In Remote Area Lifted By Helicopter

Maryland State Police removed an injured woman from a remote area by lifting her with a helicopter hoist.

11/15/2013

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Naval Academy Graduate Dies In Helicopter Crash

A sailor who graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis was one of two people killed in the crash of a Navy helicopter Sunday in the Red Sea.

09/26/2013

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Full Service Operation Begins On New Maryland State Police Chopper

The safety net for Maryland’s sick and injured just got wider with the first full service mission operation of one of the state’s new medical helicopters.

09/03/2013

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Mom Sues Over Tot’s Death In Pa. Helicopter Crash

A Virginia woman sued Friday over a helicopter crash last month in northeastern Pennsylvania that killed her young son and four others, saying a charter company “negligently and recklessly” allowed a pilot to fly when he was not fully trained.

08/16/2013

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Pilot In Chopper Crash That Killed 4 Marylanders Not Certified

The pilot of a helicopter that crashed in rural northeastern Pennsylvania last month, killing all five people on board, wasn’t certified to fly using only on-board instruments, according to federal investigators.

08/10/2013

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Towson Man Among 5 Killed In Pa. Helicopter Crash

There are now three confirmed Maryland residents who were among the five people killed in a helicopter crash in northeastern Pennsylvania.

07/30/2013

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Ellicott City Father & Daughter Among 5 Killed In Pa. Chopper Crash

Five people are killed in a helicopter crash. Two of the victims are a father and daughter from Ellicott City.

07/29/2013

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Victms In Pa. Helicopter Crash Had Family In Md.

A helicopter crash in a rugged, wooded area of northeastern Pennsylvania claimed the lives of five people, including one child, officials said Sunday.

07/28/2013

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Pilot’s Skill Key To Trimming Trees From The Air

What do you do when trees threaten large power lines in areas where it may be impossible to get traditional equipment? In the battle of vegetation versus power transmission, FirstEnergy calls in air support.

06/07/2013

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Police Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing At Columbia High School

Federal investigators are at a Howard County high school, investigating the emergency landing of a police helicopter. It happened late Thursday night at Wild Lake High School in Columbia.

05/31/2013

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UMD Students Fly Human-Powered Helicopter 58 Seconds

The University of Maryland says its human-powered helicopter flew for 58 seconds. But that was not enough to win the $250,000 Sikorsky Prize on Sunday. The prize requires a flight of longer than 60 second and an altitude of 10 feet.

04/28/2013

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