RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — Three people were injured after a helicopter crashed in Banning on Saturday night.
The Riverside County Fire Department responded to a helicopter incident near Banning Airport just before 4 p.m.
Officials say the helicopter was assigned to the Fairview Fire and crashed while landing at the airport.
Three people, a pilot and two firefighters, suffered minor injuries. All three were freed from the helicopter and transported to a local trauma center.