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Nebraska Police Helicopter Crashes, Crewmembers Suffer Minor Injuries

Two pilots with the Omaha (NE) Police Department suffered minor injuries when the helicopter they were flying had a power loss as it was about to land.

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Families of VA Troopers Killed in Helicopter Crash Sue State Police

On August 12, 2017, State Troopers Berke Morgan Matthew Bates and Henry John Cullen III were hovering in a helicopter above the Unite The Right Rally in Charlottesville. As they hovered, the helicopter began to pitch up and down suddenly and eventually crashed into the ground and burst into flames, the lawsuit details.

California Police Department Gets New Helicopter

The Stockton Police Department recently announced the acquisition of a brand new helicopter to assist officers from above.

California Man Charged With Pointing Laser at Police Helicopter

Ronnie Ruben Kaplan Jr. became the subject of an investigation after police traced the source of the laser to a home.

Video: Winnipeg Police Helicopter Crew Help Nab Suspect Trying to Hide Weapons

According to CBC News, an agency helicopter crew was above and observing when a subject reached out of an upstairs window and placed several weapons on the roof of a first-floor section of the house.

Omaha Police Helo Makes Emergency Landing After Mechanical Failure

Around 7:30 a.m., pilots took emergency action designating a safe landing spot in an open field northwest of the Omaha North Airport.

California Helicopter Crew Safely Makes Emergency Landing

"The helicopter was being flown by a 10-year veteran pilot and his co-pilot. As they were flying, they experienced a major mechanical failure and radioed to John Wayne Airport to request permission for an emergency landing."

Video: CHP Helicopter Lands in Lot Full of Semi-Trailers to Assist in Arrest

During a struggle between the suspect and two arresting officers, the CHP helicopter landed in between rows of semi-trailers to assist. Two CHP personnel exited the helicopter and assisted in taking the suspect into custody without further incident.

Video: CHP Helicopter Rescues 2 Hikers from Yosemite Crevasse

Late last week, the California Highway Patrol Air Unit was called upon to help locate and rescue two hikers at Yosemite National Park. The agency posted video footage to its Facebook page of the ensuing operation.

CHP Helicopter Transports Wounded K-9 to Medical Center for Treatment

The California Highway Patrol posted on Facebook that it was called upon to help in the search for an attempted murder and arson suspect in the City of Vacaville. During the search, an officer was involved in a shooting with the subject, who then reportedly stabbed a K-9 with the Fairfield (CA) Police Department.