3 injured after helicopter responding to Fairview Fire crashes in California

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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.

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The helicopter crashed while trying to land at the airport.
The helicopter crashed while trying to land at the airport.
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A group of firefighters at the site of the Fairview Fire in the San Bernardino National Forest near Hemet, California on September 9, 2022.
A group of firefighters at the site of the Fairview Fire in the San Bernardino National Forest near Hemet, California on September 9, 2022.
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