Federal investigators said the man who piloted the basketball's stars helicopter he was climbing when he actually was descending.
Military officials also ordered use of two Army National Guard helicopters to intimidate civilians in Washington, D.C., sources told The New York Times.
The helicopter did not have a Terrain Awareness and Warning System that signals when an aircraft is in danger of hitting the ground.
The helicopter carrying the NBA legend didn’t have a long-recommended warning system to alert the pilot he was too close to the ground.
Three children and four adults were killed after a helicopter crash in Kauai.
Officials believe 7 passengers were on board for air tour, but "there are no indications" of any survivors, said a fire chief.
The daring raid was the culmination of years of steady intelligence-gathering work — and 48 hours of hurry-up planning.
“G.I. Shmo” comes with a “spray-on beard, a pile of daddy’s money and a helicopter to shoot elephants from.”
Trump took a helicopter Saturday from the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland to his property in Virginia.
THE FAA now says that the pilot killed following a helicopter crash into a New York City building should not have even been up in the air in the first place. FB TITLE: FAA Says NYC Pilot Involved In Crash Should Not Have Been Flying