2 Dead, 1 Survivor After Medical Helicopter Crashes in Arizona

There were no patients onboard the aircraft when it went down Tuesday night about 20 miles east of Apache Junction in Pinal County, Arizona.
2:09 | 12/16/15

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Transcript for 2 Dead, 1 Survivor After Medical Helicopter Crashes in Arizona
Very tragic situation in a news we have. Helicopter crash we have Air Methods which is also referred to his native air which is. Like an air ambulance and the cream. Three crew members of where there was no patient being transported. And this occurred. Approximately. 6 PM last evening. Last night and so we have one confirmed. Deceased. One confirmed it actually has survivors to actually better confirmed deceased at this time so we know we have a pilot. Anti medical crews that were aboard. The air ship that medical transport. And and we have. Our condolences from the sheriff's office certainly go out to the and the families tragic situation. For all those who are involved. This is in a very record rugged wilderness area about twelve miles from where we're standing right here were in the town a superior just twelve miles north. Abbas still within Pinellas County this is a very rugged seen. On the side of what is described as saying it day as a rugged cliff or a mountainside. And we do have personnel on scene at this time that our. Securing the area we are working with NTSB. Which is seen investigative authority with the federal government there not here at this time. And so what we're doing what our job is is basically to secure the scene. And we have our search and rescue that are on scene making sure there's no access we have a lot of calls into our sheriff's office offering help we appreciate that very much for mother. Public safety agencies and and civilians quite frankly. We don't want anybody to do attempt. To answer that area at various it is not easy access by any means to get to this area so we have that area security basic. It is determined as a crime scene. Before the effect of the investigation we have to preserve all the evidence.

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