News Helicopter Crashes; Two Dead

SEATTLE, Wash. (ABC) — Two people are dead and one other is in critical condition after a KOMO News helicopter crashed and burned this morning near the Space Needle. Emergency personnel immediately rushed to the scene. Two vehicles were struck in the crash, witnesses said a man could be seen running from one car with his … Continue reading »

Helicopter Crew Recovering

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says two workers injured in a helicopter crash near Days Creek this week are getting better. ODFW says Eric Himmelreich’s is recovering and doing much better. He could be released Thursday night of Friday. Holly Huchko is recovering after surgery on Tuesday. She’s seeing a … Continue reading »

Helicopter Crash Victims Recovering

DAYS CREEK, Ore. — Three people are in the hospital after crashing in a helicopter into the South Umpqua River Monday. Two of the people injured were biologists with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. They were conducting fall chinook spawning surveys when the helicopter crashed into the river. ODFW says Eric Himmelreich broke … Continue reading »

Three Injured in Helicopter Crash

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — Three people were injured when a helicopter they were riding in, crashed into the South Umpqua River Monday. The male pilot was taken to the hospital and two ODFW biologists were injured. Investigators say the helicopter crashed just before noon near Days Creek. ODFW says they were conducting fall chinook spawning … Continue reading »

Helicopter Crash Kills Pilot

DETROIT, Ore. — A helicopter crashed in Linn County Monday afternoon, killing the pilot. The crash site was about two miles off Highway 22, near Detroit. The pilot, William Colantuono, of Florida, was the only person in the helicopter. Officials say he was flying logs from a site in Mill City. A witness said the … Continue reading »