Helicopter Crash at SBA

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Update by Santa Barbara County Fire Department
11:46 a.m., September 24, 2017

A small helicopter crashed on Sunday morning at the Santa Barbara Airport. Airport rescue firefighters were notified of the incident at approximately 9:30 am and responded to a helicopter down in the slough just west of runway 15 Right. Additional emergency crews from Santa Barbara City and Santa Barbara County Fire Departments responded to assist. Minor to moderate injuries were reported to the two occupants. The incident is under investigation. There is no further information at this time. Updated information will be provided when available.

By Roger the Scanner Guy
10:05 a.m., September 24, 2017 

Roger has reported a helicopter crash at the Airport. Full Santa Barbara City Fire is on the scene.

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Roger Sep 24, 2017 10:07 AM
Helicopter Crash at SBA

They are talking about picking up two patients at the Forest Service Ramp and something about a helicopter.

Roger Sep 24, 2017 10:16 AM
Helicopter Crash at SBA

This is sounding like a drill I'm chewing on my reeboks....They are talking about a helicopter crash on it's side but it sounds like a drill...Not the first time I reported a drill...Still not sure either way.

Roger Sep 24, 2017 10:47 AM
Helicopter Crash at SBA

There was a helicopter crash at the airport in the slough with 2 Folks injured that's what I heard though I thought it was a drill it was real...

a-1506282339 Sep 24, 2017 12:45 PM
Helicopter Crash at SBA

Helicopters are loose collections of parts, vibrating their way to their next mishap.

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