Helicopter Crash In Calaveras County

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Helicopter Crash In Calaveras County

National Traffic Safety Officials are investigating a helicopter crash in Calaveras County. According to reports, the incident happened around noon Saturday, at the end of Easy Bird Road near Highways 26 and 49 in Mokelumne Hill. A nearby resident spotted the chopper falling from the sky and called it in to authorities. All of the occupants were able to escape from the chopper unharmed before it burst into flames. Fire crews quickly put out the blaze, but there was major damage to the chopper as a result of the crash and fire. Investigators are now looking into what caused the crash.