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Air Evac Lifeteam Loses Crew on Search Effort

By James T. McKenna | January 2, 2008

An Air Evac Lifeteam Bell 206 crashed Dec. 30 while assisting in a search of a missing hunter in northern Alabama, killing all three crewmembers on board. The crew had spotted the hunter, according to the FAA, and was using its searchlight to guide ground teams to him when the crash occurred. Officials identified the victims as pilot Michael Baker and crewmembers Allan Bragwell and Tiffany Miles. The FAA and NTSB are investigating. For related news

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