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Leicester City crash was first accident of an AW169 helicopter

LONDON (Reuters) - Italian aerospace company Leonardo SpA said on Sunday it was ready to help an investigation into the crash of one of its AW169 helicopters at Leicester City soccer club on Saturday, adding that it was the first accident involving the aircraft.


Leicester City soccer club owner, four others killed in helicopter crash

LEICESTER, England (Reuters) - Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai tycoon, was killed along with four others when his helicopter crashed and then exploded after a Premier League match on Saturday, the soccer club and police said.

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UTC beats profit estimates on airplane boom, lifts forecast

(Reuters) - United Technologies Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its full-year profit forecast on Tuesday as it benefited from higher sales of aircraft parts, driven by record production at planemakers Boeing and Airbus.


Usain Bolt toasts zero-gravity with champagne

PARIS (Reuters) - Usain Bolt on Wednesday sprinted through thin air and sipped champagne floating on his back as he enjoyed near zero-gravity conditions in the back of an aircraft performing stomach-lurching parabola dives.

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Equestrian-Hurricane Florence set to crash World Equestrian Games party

(Reuters) - The Super Bowl of equestrian sport kicked off on Tuesday as Hurricane Florence barrelled towards the World Equestrian Games (WEG), where riders from 70 countries and horses from six continents will battle for medals and Olympic berths.


Trump Avoids Rebuking Putin on Election Interference

President Donald Trump refused to say whether he believes his own intelligence agencies or President Vladimir Putin of Russia on the question of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election.


Trump and Putin Shake Hands in Helsinki, Then Meet Behind Closed Doors

President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin of Russia are expected to hold a news conference soon after talks in Helsinki.


Trump-Putin Meeting Starts in Helsinki

President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin of Russia are meeting at a presidential palace in Helsinki for their first summit.


Plane with Peru World Cup fans suffers engine failure in Russia, nobody hurt

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian passenger plane carrying Peruvian soccer fans from the World Cup city of Ekaterinburg to Tyumen in Siberia landed safely on Friday after an engine fault caused the cabin to fill with smoke, Russia's air transport regulator said on Saturday.


Saudi football team land safely in Rostov after apparent engine fire

ROSTOV-ON-DON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's national football team landed safely in Rostov-on-Don, Russia on Monday evening, after an apparent engine fire on the plane carrying the players to a World Cup match.