Two Helicopters Collide in Arizona

June 30, 2008 9:24:07 AM PDT
At least six people died after two medical helicopters crashed into each other about a half-mile from an Arizona hospital.The helicopters crashed into some woods near Flagstaff and caught fire. Drivers on a nearby highway could see smoke coming up between the trees.

All three people on one chopper died, including a patient. Three people died on the second helicopter, but one person survived and is hospitalized in critical condition.

Two more emergency workers got burned when there was an explosion while they tried to treat people on the helicopter.

Investigators have no idea how the helicopters hit each other.


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