NBC LA: Helicopter Crashes Near CA-NV Border

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A helicopter crashed near the California and Nevada border in eastern San Bernardino County, resulting in no survivors. The helicopter, a Eurocopter EC 130 registered to Burbank-based tour company Orbic Air, crashed near Nipton on the edge of the Mojave Desert Preserve. The cause of the crash has not yet been determined.


Helicopter Crash near California-Nevada Border: No Survivors Found

A helicopter crash occurred near the California and Nevada border, specifically in eastern San Bernardino County, on Friday night. Six individuals were onboard the helicopter, unfortunately, none of them survived the crash according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

The crash involved a Eurocopter EC 130, which is registered to Orbic Air, a Burbank-based tour company. The accident occurred near Nipton on the edge of the Mojave Desert Preserve around 10 p.m, east of the 15 Freeway near Halloran Springs Road according to the FAA.

Information on the cause of the devastating crash is yet to be available. This incident underscores the importance of aviation safety and the ongoing risks faced by those who travel by helicopter.


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