Washington State Fish and Game helicopter crash kills 1 during deer survey

  • Source: KOMO News
  • Published: 01/29/2018 12:00 AM

Officials say one person has died following the crash of a helicopter contracted by Washington state's Fish and Game department to help with mule deer surveying. Garfield County Sheriff Drew W. Hyer says the crash happened at about 2 p.m. Saturday. The investigation has been turned over to the Washington State Patrol, the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board. Fish and Game spokesman Bruce Botka said Sunday that a pilot and two crew members were aboard the helicopter when it crashed.


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