Three wounded, including the pilot when a helicopter crashed on cars at the Pennsylvania fairground, where 64,000 people had gathered
- Three people were aboard a helicopter that crashed into one Pennsylvania fair
- The crash took place on Saturday evening at 8:15 PM
- All three were taken to the hospital to be treated and the FAA will investigate
- The helicopter involved was the one who normally takes people on guided tours of the fair
A helicopter that was on sightseeing crashed and landed on Saturday night at various parked cars at funfairs in Pennsylvania.
Three people on board were injured when the helicopter crashed at about 8 p.m. into the parking lot at the Bloomsburg Fair in Bloomsburg, about 80 miles north of the capital of the state of Harrisburg.
The three injured were the pilot and two passengers.
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Three people were aboard a helicopter that crashed on a stock exchange in Pennsylvania
The crash happened around Saturday night when the helicopter arrived at a parking lot
They were taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
It is not known whether the helicopter landed or departed at the time of the incident.
Incredibly, nobody on the ground was injured. The fair was full of more than 64,000 people present.
The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transport Safety Board are investigating this.
Crews arrived on Sunday to clean up the wreck left behind
A crane was brought on site to lift the helicopter, turn it to the right and remove it
& # 39; An Enstrom F28F sightseeing helicopter crashed today at 8:15 PM south of the helicopter platform in Bloomsburg, PA, & # 39; said the FAA in a statement.
& # 39; Contact the local authorities for information about the pilot and persons aboard the helicopter. The FAA will investigate this and the NTSB will determine the likely cause of the accident. & # 39;
Photos of the parking lot showed the helicopter on its side with its curved rotor blades sticking up in the air, along with several damaged cars in the neighborhood.
The trade fair website advertises the helicopter flights managed by J & J Shop Heliair for $ 20 per person.
The helicopter involved was the one who normally takes people on the stock market tours for $ 20
The helicopter landed on a parking lot at the fair where there were 64,000 people
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