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    NTSB Releases Preliminary Findings from Mercy Flight Crash

    Elba, NY – The National Transportation Safety Board has released its preliminary findings following the Mercy Flight helicopter crash that occurred Tuesday, April 26, 2022. The crash killed Mercy Flight Pilot James Sauer, 60, and Bell Helicopter flight instructor/pilot Stewart M. Dietrick, 60.  The report revealed the helicopter had...

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    Two Injured in Helicopter Crash

    Livermore, CA – A Bell 407 Helicopter crashed Wednesday, May 11, 2022, during a training mission just before 10 a.m. The helicopter crashed at Pacific Gas & Electric’s (PG&E) Livermore Electric Safety Academy on the 7200 block of National Drive between Greenville Road and S. Vasco Road.  PG&E confirmed...

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    Fatal Navy Helicopter Crash Caused by Mechanical Failure

    San Diego, CA – A navy helicopter crash that killed five crewmembers on August 31, 2021, has been ruled a mechanical failure by the United States Navy.   The investigation conducted by the U.S. Navy found a damper hose failed on the MS-60S Seahawk helicopter during flight. This hose...

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    Mercy Flight Helicopter Crash Kills Two

    Elba, NY – Mercy Flight Pilot James Sauer, 60, and Bell Helicopter flight instructor/pilot Stewart M. Dietrick, 60, both died when a Bell 429 Mercy Flight Helicopter crashed during a training mission around 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. The crash occurred off Norton Road in the town...

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