Two dead in medical helicopter crash near Phoenix

Latest Update: December 16, 2015 | 127 Views
Helicopter crash

PHOENIX: Officials say two people are dead after a medical helicopter crashed in rugged terrain east of Phoenix.

The aircraft company said early Wednesday that a third crew member is “safe,” but did not elaborate.

Air Methods, which owns the company operating the aircraft, says the chopper was carrying a pilot, a paramedic and a nurse; no names were released.

Company spokeswoman Christina D. Brodsly says in an email that no patients were on board.



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