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Tour Helicopter Crashes in California; 3 Injured

A tour helicopter made a crash landing, hit 2 vans, and caught fire in the parking area of Santa Barbara Municipal Golf Club in California, in the afternoon of May 5th.

The four-seater Robinson R-44 was returning to the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport after a tour, when it developed a mechanical problem.

All three people aboard sustained injuries.

The FAA is investigating.

Skywest Airlines Flight Returns to Portland due to Smoke in Cockpit

SkyWestSkywest Airlines flight OO-3470 had to return and make an emergency landing in Portland, Oregon, on May 31st.

The plane took off for Santa Barbara, California, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 70 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

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