Rifle, CO – Two Injured in Plane Accident on Airport Rd (CO Rd 345)
Rifle, CO (July 11, 2020) – A helicopter crash on Saturday morning left two people injured, according to reports. Just after 7 a.m., on July 11, the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of the aviation accident near Airport Road.
According to reports, a small helicopter was inspecting power lines for Xcel Energy along Airport Road when the helicopter crashed and burst into flames. Two people inside the helicopter were seriously injured. Both victims were transported to Grand River Hospital for treatment. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Aviation Accidents in Colorado
Accidents involving aircraft send hundreds of victims to area hospitals every year with life-altering injuries. Although accidents involving helicopters, planes, and other aircraft are not as common as car accidents, the impacts of these collisions are often devastating for those involved. Many helicopter accidents take place as a result of defective or malfunctioning parts. When victims are injured in helicopter accidents, it is crucial that they reach out to an aviation accident attorney in Colorado as soon as possible.
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