Sightseeing helicopter crashes at Pennsylvania fair

Three people were hurt when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, police told CNN affiliate WBRE.

Posted: Sep 29, 2019 3:00 PM
Updated: Sep 29, 2019 3:00 PM

Three people were hurt when a helicopter crashed at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, on Saturday night, police told CNN affiliate WBRE.

The sightseeing helicopter went down near the helipad at the fair around at 8:15 p.m., the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement. Bloomsburg is about 60 miles southwest of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

The pilot, a mother and her child were injured, WBRE reported. All three were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The FAA identified the helicopter as an Enstrom F28F. The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.

Eugene
Cloudy
49° wxIcon
Hi: 58° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 49°
Corvallis
Cloudy
48° wxIcon
Hi: 56° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 48°
Roseburg
Cloudy
48° wxIcon
Hi: 58° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 48°
North Bend
Cloudy
48° wxIcon
Hi: 57° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 45°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events