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2 Injured as Helicopter Crashes in Alberta

HelicopterA helicopter crashed in a farmer’s field near Township Rd 251A, between RR 32 and RR 33, north of Springbank Airport in Alberta, Canada, just after 11 a.m. on February 4.

EMS officials confirmed that there were 2 people aboard at the time of incident; both of them sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

According to Stuart Brideaux, from Calgary EMS, “On arrival EMS determined there were a total of two occupants aboard, a man in his 40s and a man in his 50s, each taken to the hospital…It was described as quite a hard impact, although the helicopter did remain upright, when it struck the ground… Both men were fortunately able to get out of the helicopter under their own power after it impacted, however both still required hospital transport.”

The cause of accident is under investigation.

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