Two persons are lifeless after a helicopter and small plane collided mid-air in Arizona on Friday morning, authorities stated.
The crash passed off simply earlier than 8 a.m. close to Chandler Municipal Airport, and preliminary stories point out there have been two folks in every plane, in response to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Chandler Fireplace Division stated crews responded to an alert that there was a mid-air collision between a helicopter and a fixed-wing aircraft.
The helicopter was operated by Quantum Helicopters and the aircraft by Flight Operations Academy, each flight colleges, in response to Chandler police.
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The 2 folks killed have been passengers within the helicopter, which crashed and caught fireplace after colliding with the aircraft, fireplace officers confirmed. The aircraft landed safely on the runway with broken touchdown gear, in response to the FAA.
The FAA and Nationwide Transportation Security Board are investigating the collision, and neither company identifies folks concerned in plane incidents. The identities of the 2 folks killed haven’t been launched.
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