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Rotor Speed Abnormality Forces CareFlight Helicopter Down

A CareFlight medical helicopter with a patient aboard made a hard landing last night in the desert near Blythe, severely damaging the aircraft but causing no injuries, according to Riverside County Fire Department dispatchers and the Federal Aviation Administration website.

The Augusta A119 helicopter was forced to land shortly before 8:30 p.m. Thursday due to an abnormality in the speed of the rotor, according to the FAA's preliminary accident data.

Read More, Medical helicopter damaged near Blythe; Patient, crew OK


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21 People Rescued From Drifting Houseboat in Texas

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Austin-Travis County EMS Honored with Mission: Lifeline Gold Award

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Construction Worker injured in fall at Maine Water Treatment Plant

Firefighters had to cut through reinforcing bar to access the patient.

Wisconsin Council Votes on Ambulance Service Change

Vote could move responsibility of EMS delivery to area hospital.

Ohio Law Would Allow EMTs to Treat Injured Animals

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