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7 months ago
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Eyewitness describes Pearl Harbor copter crash

A tourist visiting Pearl Harbor says a helicopter was shaking slightly before it "plopped" into the water.
SnowGeneric
8 months ago
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Helicopter rescues man stranded in snow on Mt. Pisgah

Emergency crews used a helicopter to rescue a man stranded in deep snow near the top of Mt. Pisgah in western North Carolina.
Torrential rain led to major flooding in the Brunswick Plantation community in western Brunswick County on Oct. 3, 2015. (Source: Brunswick Co. Sheriff's Office)
12 months ago
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Voluntary evacuations in effect for Brunswick County due to flood dangers

Brunswick County has issued a voluntary evacuation for unincorporated areas of the county due to the threat of heavy rain returning tonight and with it the potential for more flooding.
Oak Island man indicted for aiming laser pointer at helicopter
2 years ago
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Oak Island man indicted for aiming laser pointer at helicopter

A federal grand jury has indicted a Brunswick County man on charges of pointing a laser beam at an aircraft in flight.
NTSB report explains Oak Island helicopter crash
4 years ago
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NTSB report explains Oak Island helicopter crash

Answers are emerging about what caused a helicopter to crash off of Oak Island last summer. According to a recently-released report from the National Transportation Safety Board, a series of highly-skilled maneuvers sent the two-seat chopper plummeting toward the water.
Good samaritans recount helicopter crash rescue
4 years ago
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Good samaritans recount helicopter crash rescue

The investigation continues into a helicopter crash off of Oak Island yesterday. A private boat was the first to respond to the scene. Today we caught up with the good samaritans who pulled the victims out of the water.
FIRST ON 3: Sheriff’s chopper officially sold
5 years ago
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FIRST ON 3: Sheriff’s chopper officially sold

New Hanover County no longer owns a helicopter. The county says Kenneth Pyatt from Sky Helicopters out of Garland, TX, came to town today. Pyatt had the highest bid in an online auction for the helicopter.
New Hanover Co. waits to close chopper sale
5 years ago
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New Hanover Co. waits to close chopper sale

New Hanover County is waiting on the top bidder in an online auction for the Sheriff's old helicopter to decide if he'll buy it.
New Hanover willing to accept top bid for chopper
5 years ago
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New Hanover willing to accept top bid for chopper

The top bid in an online auction for the chopper was $425,000. The county had set the reserve at $438,000.
Bidding underway for Sheriff’s helicopter
6 years ago
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Bidding underway for Sheriff’s helicopter

Bidding is underway as the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office auctions off its helicopter. The auction opened today on the website govdeals.com.