Misunderstanding leads to call for Aust’s disengagement

The situation arose when the Australian Defence Force helicopter that was supposed to be used for emergency on Manam Island could not be used today.

Madang Provincial Police Commander, Chief Inspector Ben Neneo, said they were told by the Australian Defence Force that there were no protocol to use the helicopter.

PPC Neneo said he was confused as to what protocol they (Australian Defence Force) were referring to during this time of disaster.

"What protocol are we not following?

Helicopter-seaplane collision kills 9 in Russia

The Armenian Embassy said four citizens of Armenia, including two children, were among the dead. Russian Channel One state television said one of its journalists also was killed.

The Cessna 206 and Robinson 44 helicopter collided over the Istra reservoir Saturday night. By Monday morning, investigators said divers had recovered eight bodies, while the search for the ninth victim was continuing.

The federal Investigative Committee said the accident appeared to have been caused by pilot error.

Pilot safe after helicopter crash in West Sepik Province

Air Crash Investigation Commission says the incident occurred on July 22nd.

According to AIC B-407 registered P2-HC had just completed his delivery via longline and was about to leave for Tabubil when his engine experienced loss of power causing it to crash.