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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.

Pilot Walks Away after Helicopter Crashes near Ketchum, OK.

helicoptersaopA Robinson R-44 helicopter crashed in a hayfield around 2 miles north of Ketchum, Oklahoma, on August 25th.

FAA authorities said the helicopter, flying from Ketchum airport, went down after it lost its tail rotor.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, remained uninjured.

The accident is being investigated.

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