"We're not going to crash, are we?" asked wedding photographer Rachel Jordan shortly before taking off.
The 34 animals, some of which were as young as four and five months old, were almost the latest victims of extreme flooding in the New Zealand region of Canterbury.
Four people were on board the helicopter at the time of the crash next to Leesburg Airport on Tuesday afternoon.
Tennessee resident Shannon Cole's alleged stunt could have permanently blinded both pilots, a police report said.
The space agency has been working on a Mars glider prototype for years, and in a recent Q&A scientists said it would be possible to fly one on the Red Planet.
U.S. Capitol Police said that two officers were injured on Friday afternoon when a car rammed into a security barricade outside the Capitol building.
Joshua Hunsucker is accused of setting fire to medical equipment aboard a helicopter, mid-flight. He is also awaiting trial on charges of poisoning his wife with eye drops.
Mars helicopter Ingenuity will take part in a test that could be the first-ever demonstration of powered flight on another planet.
The soon-to-be ousted president has never been shy about his love of private jets and helicopters, owning three choppers and several other private aircrafts.
The four crew members on duty in Butte County were treated for injuries to their legs as well as heat exhaustion.
The crash into an apartment complex killed an officer and injured another. No one in the apartment complex was killed.
Trump supporters hovered in a helicopter with "Trump 2020" painted on its side before a campaign rally where Senator Bernie Sanders called the president a "fraud" took place in Phoenix, Arizona on Thursday.
Sikorsky S-76 helicopters are said to be more robust than other civilian helicopters and are from the same helicopter series used by Queen Elizabeth II.
Shen Yi-ming was among those killed when a military helicopter crashed close to the capital Taipei on Thursday.
The passenger was rescued thanks to an operation involving a military helicopter and six vessels, but had sustained serious injuries.
The Alaskan Coast Guard rescued a 61-year-old woman on Tuesday and a 62-year-old woman on Wednesday.
There's no reason to suspect it was an act of terror, according to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
At least two people were killed.
The request for the $3 million helicopter was marked as a red flag by the director of West Virginia's criminal justice programs.
A 14-year-old boy was rescued from the water, but three others remain missing.
Sunday's daring escape was the latest in a long history of audacious armed robberies and jail breaks by the 46-year-old career criminal.
Within 10 minutes of receiving notice, an Air Glaciers team had arrived to evacuate the passengers.
"Why do they go 'round and 'round when you want to talk?" Queen Elizabeth asked. "Sounds like President Trump. Or President Obama."
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner rushed to catch a commercial flight to New York.
"I kept screaming, 'What happened? What happened?'"