Medical Helicopters Collide In Arizona, Leaving 6 Dead

June 30, 2008

Two medical helicopters collided on their way to a hospital in Flagstaff, Arizona on Sunday, killing 6 people in total....Phoenix (ChattahBox) – Two medical helicopters collided on their way to a hospital in Flagstaff, Arizona on Sunday, killing 6 people in total.

The two medical helicopters hit each other just easy of the Flagstaff Medical Center in Arizona at around 3:45 p.m. local time on Sunday.

The first medical helicopter was operated by Air Methods Corp, while the other was operated by Classic Helicopter of Woods Cross, Utah.

Three of the victims died in the Air Methods Corp. helicopter, while the other deaths came from the Classic Helicopter.

Rescue workers and others were also injured in the collission.

When they collided, they hit the ground and exploded, destroying around 15 acres of land. The crash took place in a wooded area, meaning no one on the ground was injured or killed.


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