4 Hospitalized After Helicopter Crashed on Interstate Highway Officials

first_img 4 Hospitalized After Helicopter Crashed on Interstate Highway: Officials By Reuters July 8, 2018 Updated: July 8, 2018 Share “I think the pilot did an excellent job of landing a helicopter that was in an emergency situation,” she said, reported the newspaper.The helicopter appeared to have landed on its belly in the median where the interstate splits.No one on the ground was hurt and the National Transportation Safety Board was investigating the crash.By Rich McKay. Additional reporting by Janita Kan. A helicopter crash landed on a highway in Chicago, Illinois, on July 7, 2018. (Chicago Fire Media) Four people were injured when a medical helicopter crashed on a highway in Chicago, Illinois, on Saturday night, with one in critical condition, officials said.The pilot made a “mayday” radio call from a Eurocopter 135 air ambulance at about 9:15 p.m. Central Time (0215 GMT Sunday), according to a Federal Aviation Authority statement. The helicopter crashed on a ramp of the Interstate 57 highway soon after, it said. Share this article Update EMS Plan 1 for the helicopter crash. Fire companies are picking up, State Police are securing the scene. 4-1-8— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) July 8, 2018center_img Updat EMS Plan 1 all PT’s have been transported to various hospitals, all red (one) critical (3) stable. FAA in route. 4-1-8 pic.twitter.com/p3hhcQwcgM— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) July 8, 2018  LINKEDINPINTERESTREDDITTUMBLRSTUMBLEUPON   US News Local media reported that a patient on the air ambulance was in critical condition, while the pilot and two others on board were listed in stable condition in Chicago hospitals. Three of the four passengers had made it out of the helicopter when firefighters arrived, reported The Chicago Tribune.Fire Department Deputy District Chief Lynda Turner said the pilot did a good job landing the helicopter. Show Discussionlast_img

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