Helicopter

Helicopter testing for radiation. (U.S. Department of Energy"

Low-Flying Government Helicopter Testing For Radiation In 4 Bay Area Cities

If you see a low-flying helicopter buzzing above the Bay Area this week, don’t freak out. It’s just the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration testing for radiation.

09/01/2015

A small drone is seen flying during a demonstration at the International Drone Expo 2015 at Makuhari Messe on May 21, 2015 in Chiba, Japan.  (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Drone Forces Emergency Transport Helicopter Pilot To Take Evasive Action In Fresno Area

Pilots on board a medical emergency helicopter transporting a patient from the mountains to a hospital had to take evasive action when a drone flew right into their path near Fresno.

08/13/2015

(CBS)

Helicopter Pilot Killed In Crash Near Salinas While Spraying Lettuce Field

A pilot with 41 years of experience died in a helicopter crash west of Salinas on Saturday, his sister said Monday.

06/22/2015

(CBS)

Google ‘s Eric Schmidt Backs Uber-Style Helicopter Service For Elite

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has joined a group of executives backing an Uber-style mobile app for the luxury chopper crowd, called Blade. The startup was launched a year ago to get New Yorkers to the Hamptons in a matter of minutes.

05/19/2015

The helicopter was carrying six Marines and two Nepalese army soldiers. (CBS SF)

Bodies Spotted With Wreckage Of Missing US Helicopter In Nepal

Devastating news for friends and family of some U.S. Marines as searchers have found the wreckage of an American helicopter in Nepal.

05/15/2015

A Sonoma County Sheriff's Helicopter (sonomasheriff.org)

Abalone Season Off To Deadly Start On Bay Area Coast

The abalone diving season is off to a deadly start, with the latest death of a man trapped by rising tide along the Mendocino County coast Tuesday.

04/23/2015

A Sonoma County Sheriff's Helicopter (sonomasheriff.org)

Exhausted Kayaker Rescued From Pacific Ocean By Sheriff’s Helicopter Off Sea Ranch

The Sonoma County sheriff’s helicopter rescued a kayaker in the ocean off of Sea Ranch who was too exhausted to paddle to shore Wednesday, a sheriff’s sergeant said.

04/23/2015

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

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