NTSB: Pilot error probable cause in 2008 chopper crash

March 16, 2010 8:23:36 PM PDT
Federal investigators say pilot error was the probable cause of a deadly medical helicopter crash in Aurora in 2008.

The Air Angels chopper was headed to Children's Memorial Hospital when it apparently clipped a radio tower and crashed in an adjacent field. One-year-old Kirstin Blockinger and three others on board were killed.

The National Transportation Safety Board said it was the pilot's "responsibility to see and avoid the radio tower."

Read more about this story in Wednesday's edition of the Daily Herald, an ABC7 news partner.


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