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3 Dead in Wisconsin EMS Helicopter Crash

By R&WI Staff | May 1, 2018
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An air medical helicopter crashed and killed three passengers in Hazelhurst, Wisconsin, Friday.

Local media has reported that the deceased individuals include the 34-year-pilot, Rico Caruso, and two crew members, 43-year-old Gregory Rosenthal and Klint Mitchell.


The Ascension Health Spirit Airbus Helicopters AS350 B2, operated by Air Methods, reportedly had been traveling to its home base after having flown a patient to Madison when it crashed. Search and rescue crews found the wreckage in wooded terrain.

The NTSB and FAA are investigating.

Read more at The Washington Post.

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