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U.S. Border Patrol Pilot Dies in AS350 Crash

By James T. McKenna | May 23, 2007

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Eurocopter AS350 crashed May 22 in Texas during a routine patrol of the Mexican border, killing the pilot. Robert Smith was a 16-year veteran with the agency's air unit. A Border Patrol observer on the flight, Steven Takacs, was critically injured. Federal officials are investigating the crash. For related news

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