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Here is the AP news and link for it:


Three Hurt In Paso Robles CHP Helicopter Crash


POSTED: 12:15 pm PDT July 13, 2007

UPDATED: 4:08 pm PDT July 13, 2007

PASO ROBLES -- A California Highway Patrol helicopter crashed during takeoff Friday, slightly injuring three people on board.


The helicopter was taking off from Paso Robles Airport for a patrol just before 1:30 p.m. when it rolled onto its side, according to a CHP statement.


The pilot and two flight observers complained of pain but were not treated at the scene or hospitalized, the CHP said.


The helicopter's altitude at the time of the crash was unclear but the aircraft had significant damage, the CHP said.


The weather was clear at the time and the cause of the crash was under investigation, the CHP said.


Paso Robles is 165 miles northwest of Los Angeles.




Expanded Information: http://www.sanluisobispo.com/427/story/92202.html

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