Thursday, April 26, 2012

Helicopter crashes at Rick Huisband/Amarillo International airport

Connect Amarillo/KVII TV
AMARILLO, TEXAS -- No serious injuries were reported Thursday evening as a helicopter reportedly had a hard landing at Amarillo Rick Husband International Airport, officials said.
Two people were on board and one was taken to the hospital with injuries not considered serious, Patt Rhodes, Aviation Director, said.
The chopper, which was a Bell Ranger 3 helicopter, went down unexpectedly just before 5:00 p.m.
According to sources, the helicopter was owned by Chesapeake Bay Helicopters Inc.
ALl photos (C) Steve Douglass/ 

Photo of the same helicopter at Rick Husband two weeks before today's crash. 

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