Helicopter crash kills 1, injures another in U.S.

Helicopter crash kills 1, injures another in U.S.
# 10 July 2012 03:09 (UTC +04:00)
Baku- APA. A helicopter crashed Monday in Southern California, killing one person and wounding another on board, local media said, APA reports quoting Xinhua.

According to a Riverside County Fire Department report, the Robinson R22 went down shortly after 10 a.m. local time (1700 GMT) about four miles east of the French Valley Airport near Lake Skinner in Riverside County, about 80 miles southeast of Los Angeles.

One person was killed in the crash and another is being treated for minor injuries, Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy Albert Martinez was quoted by local media as saying. The helicopter was a private aircraft.

Local firefighters responded to the scene after having some difficulties reaching the remote area. The crash was under investigation. There were no reports of anyone injured on the ground.






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