3 Killed in Alaska State Troopers Helo-1 Crash near Talkeetna
Three people were killed overnight in an Alaska State Troopers helicopter crash during a search and rescue mission for a stranded snowmachiner near Talkeetna.
On Saturday, Palmer troopers received a report of a stranded snowmachiner near Larson Lake around 7:35 p.m.
Troopers said Helo-1 responded and picked up a trooper and then went to the search area for the snowmachiner.
Around 9:58 p.m., “Helo-1 located the snowmachiner, landed, and picked him up,” troopers wrote in Sunday afternoon dispatch.
Troopers said around 11:17 p.m., “Helo-1 was enroute to Sunshine Tesoro to meet with medics, but never arrived.”
A search and rescue was intiated after contact with Helo-1 was lost.
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