This RSS feed URL is deprecated

Deadly Police Helicopter Crash In Rio After Day Of Intense Firefights - Huffington Post

RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 19 (Reuters) - A police helicopter in Rio de Janeiro crashed Saturday evening, killing four officers after a day of intense firefights between law enforcement and suspected criminals in the slum known as City of God. It was not ...and more »

Brazilian military police helicopter crashes during Rio anti-drug operation - ABC Online

A military helicopter that was providing support to a police anti-drug operation in Rio de Janeiro has crashed, killing the four officers on board. Investigators found no bullet holes in the helicopter or in the bodies of the four police officers ...and more »

Helicopter Crashes in Rio Slum Shootout as Murders Rise -

A shootout between military police and gangs in an emblematic Rio de Janeiro slum saw a helicopter crash and at least 11 people killed last weekend, while violence rises city-wide thanks to weakened security forces and emboldened criminal groups ...and more »

Terrifying moment Rio drugs gang blast police helicopter out of the sky killing four officers - The Sun

FOUR police officers have been killed after a gang allegedly shot down their helicopter above Rio de Janeiro's notorious City of God favela. In dramatic footage of the gun battle, multiple shots can be heard before the chopper spirals out of control ...and more »

Brazil: No evidence Rio police helicopter was shot down - BBC News

Brazilian authorities investigating a police helicopter crash in Rio de Janeiro say they have found no evidence so far it was shot down. Four officers died when their helicopter crashed over the notorious City of God favela on Saturday. Gang members ...and more »

Tensions High in Rio's City of God Favela Community - The Rio Times

On Saturday a police helicopter crashed into community and on Sunday seven bodies were discovered by residents. By. Lise Alves. -. November 21, 2016. Share on Facebook · Tweet on Twitter. - Advertisement -. By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter ...and more »

Police helicopter 'blasted out of the sky' by Rio drugs gang over the notorious City of God favela just five miles ... - Daily Mail

A police helicopter fell out of the sky, killing four officers, amid intense fighting between gangs and law enforcement in Rio. Dramatic footage shows the aircraft spiralling out of control and plunging to the ground, crashing near a major road. A hail ...and more »

Brazil: Four dead after police helicopter 'shot down by gang' - BBC News

Four police officers have died after their helicopter crashed over Rio de Janeiro's notorious City of God favela. In video footage of the crash, sustained gunfire can be heard before the helicopter drops from the sky, narrowly missing a main road. The ...and more »

Four die after police helicopter 'shot down' over Rio's infamous 'City of God' slum -

The incident followed a day of intense clashes between police and gang members in the notorious favela. By Cianan Brennan Sunday 20 Nov 2016, 11:42 AM. Nov 20th 2016, 11:42 AM 15,530 Views 6 Comments. Share83 Tweet Email. Police ...and more »

Police helicopter crashes, kills 4 after Rio shootout - Deutsche Welle

The police helicopter crashed into one of the city's favelas during a police operation. Violence has risen in Rio since the summer olympics ended. Brasilien Rio de Janeiro Unfall Militärhubschrauber (picture-alliance/AP Photo/L. A police helicopter ...and more »