Monday, June 30, 2008

US - Helicopters collide killing 7

Two helicopters have collided over Arizona killing a reported 7 people. The incident happened near the town of Flagstaff [BBC]. It is the second incident in Arizona this week that has involved medical helicopters. On Friday a medical helicopter crashed near to the town of Prescott. Three were injured in the crash [KPNX-12]. In July 2007 two media helicopters collided killing all four on board [BBC].
On Friday the Guatemalan interior minister Vinicio Gomez was killed when his helicopter went down near to the capital. There has been no explanation as to why the aircraft crashed [BBC].

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