Summit County helicopter crash probed by Feds
SUMMIT COUNTY, Colorado – Federal investigators are trying to determine what caused a helicopter crash in the central Colorado mountains.
The Summit County Sheriff’s Department says two people were hurt in the Thursday crash west of Blue Lakes Dam near Hoosier Pass.
The helicopter’s owner, Aviation Tech Services of Englewood, says the only person aboard was the pilot, Danny Kin Brown.
Aviation Tech President Richard Westra says Brown is resting at a hospital.
Sheriff’s officials say a second victim was taken to a Summit County hospital. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Pam Henderson didn’t immediately have other details Friday.
The Bell 206 helicopter was delivering supplies to a mine.
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