Tag: <span>helicopter</span>

Afghan army launches rescue bid after helicopter reported shot down

Posted November 26, 2015 09:03:57 The Afghan army has launched an operation to rescue 18 hostages captured by the Taliban right after their helicopter crash-landed in the north, as the private firm operating the aircraft stated it was shot down. The Taliban killed 3 of these on board — two Afghans and a foreigner —…


Man whose drone got too close to LAPD helicopter given three years probation

Agen Sabung Ayam (credit: Kevin Baird) A Los Angeles man has pleaded no contest to interfering with a police investigation following he flew his drone as well close to a police helicopter. Martin Sheldon was sentenced Wednesday to three years of probation and 30 days of community service. Sheldon need to also give up his…