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Friday, February 22, 2013

Medical Helicopter Crashes in Oklahoma City

An Eagle medical helicopter crashed and burned near a nursing facility in northwestern Oklahoma City around 5:40 am Friday morning.

Two of the flight crew was killed- a third helicopter crew member was rescued by a passerby and that third person was reported to be in critical condition at midday.

The passerby received minor injuries.

According to the OKC OKLAHOMAN newspaper online- the helicopter that was based out of Wichita KS- had just lifted off from an OKC hospital and was enroute to get a patient at a nearby Oklahoma town when it crashed into a street near the care facility.

The crash was under investigation.

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