Helicopter

A CHP helicopter crew searches for missing kayakers at Dillion Beach in Sonoma County, March 18, 2015. (CBS)

Man Dies From Kayaking Accident At Dillon Beach, 2nd Kayaker Survives

A man who was kayaking with his friend died in an accident off the Marin County coast Wednesday afternoon.

03/18/2015

(CBS SF)

Helicopter Assists In Rescue Of 2 Men Who Fell Down Hill In Marin County

Fire crews and a California Highway Patrol helicopter assisted in rescuing two men who fell down a hill in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in Marin County Saturday, a fire official said.

03/01/2015

A Calstar helicopter made an emergency landing in Vacaville on February 26, 2015. (CBS)

Bird Strike Forces CALSTAR Helicopter To Land In Vacaville Parking Lot

A helicopter pilot was forced to make an emergency landing in a parking lot in Vacaville after a bird strike Thursday evening.

02/26/2015

(credit: Kuwi Fernandez/CBS)

Towed Helicopter Crashes Onto Lanes Of Southern California Freeway

A helicopter being towed behind a semi struck a freeway overpass and crashed into lanes, hitting at least two vehicles in Southern California.

02/20/2015

A California Highway Patrol helicopter rescued an injured jogger at Skyline Park in Napa County on February 16, 2015. (YouTube / CHP Golden Gate Division)

CHP Helicopter Rescues 2 Injured Women Within 90 Minutes In Napa County

A California Highway Patrol helicopter rescued an injured jogger and injured horseback rider in two separate incidents within 90 minutes on Monday, the CHP said.

02/17/2015

(CBS)

3 Recovering After I-580 Crash In Livermore

A medical helicopter transported a person who was ejected from a vehicle on Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore Sunday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

02/08/2015

Sonoma Coast State Beach (near Jenner) (photo: CA Dept. of Parks & Recreation)

Sheriff’s Chopper Crew Recovers Body Floating In Surf At Jenner Beach

Emergency personnel placed the body in a rescue basket and the helicopter flew the body to sheriff’s deputies waiting on state Highway 1.

02/07/2015

Frame from a Coast Guard video shows a helicopter crew member rescueing a passenger from a sinking sailboat off the Monterey coast. (Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Helicopter Crews Rescue 5 People From Sinking Sailboat 120 Miles Off Monterey

Five people on a sinking sailboat off more than 100 miles from the Monterey coast were rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew.

02/02/2015

A helicopter circulates air above a Central Valley citrus orchard. (Roberta Gonzales)

Innovative Farmer Brings In Truck-Mounted Helicopter To Protect Central Valley Crops From Frost

Sure, temperatures here in the Bay Area will hit near and record warmth today and Wednesday, but until the “Cold Snap” snapped Sunday morning, I caught this interesting and intriguing sight in the Central Valley.

01/06/2015

(CBS)

1 Killed In Highway 84 Crash In Sunol That Prompted 2 Helicopters For Victims

At least one person died and two helicopters were been called to airlift people injured in a collision Sunday evening on state Highway 84 in Sunol, an unincorporated area in Alameda County, according to the California Highway Patrol.

01/04/2015

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