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UPDATE: 3 Hurt in Helicopter Crash at Bloomsburg Fairgrounds

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. -- A helicopter crashed in a parking lot at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds Saturday night.

Bloomsburg police say the helicopter crashed around 7:30 p.m. in Lot C on the fairgrounds. A pilot and two passengers were on board. All three were taken to the hospital. There were no fatalities. Several vehicles in the parking lot were damaged.

The FAA issued a statement on the crash:

“An Enstrom F28F sightseeing helicopter crashed south of the helipad at the Bloomsburg Fair in Bloomsburg, Pa... The FAA will investigate and the NTSB will determine the probable cause of the accident.”

Newswatch 16 reached out to Bloomsburg Fair President Paul Reichart. He referred all questions to Bloomsburg police.

This is not the first time there has been an accident involving a helicopter at the fair. In 2013, a pilot died after he was hit by a helicopter blade.


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