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Crane Workers Escaped Death by Oversleeping

Men should have been atop crane when helicopter hit

(Newser) - Richard Moule and Nicki Biagioni were late for work yesterday, and it probably saved their lives. The two men are crane drivers, and they should have been atop the London crane that got hit by a helicopter . Instead, both overslept and were still on their way to work when the... More »

Police Copters Collide, 6 Hurt

Helicopters' rotator blades likely touched: investigators

(Newser) - Two police helicopters collided in the Los Angeles area yesterday, leaving five officers and a civilian with minor injuries. Investigators believe the crash occurred when the rotator blades touched of a chopper that was landing and one that was taking off. The collision caused extensive damage to both aircraft, crumpling... More »

7 Marines Dead in Ariz. Helicopter Collision

Occurred during a training exercise last night

(Newser) - More tragedy for US troops today: Seven Marines are dead after two helicopters collided near Yuma, Arizona, last night. The Corps said the AH-1W Cobra and UH-1Y Huey were participating in a training exercise around 8pm when the accident occurred. The choppers were part of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing.... More »

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