At Least 1 Injured in Santee Aircraft Accident on Gillespie Field near Kenney Street
Santee, California (September 8, 2019) – A person was injured when a television news helicopter crashed in Santee Tuesday afternoon, as per a local news report.
The accident happened at about 2:10 p.m. Tuesday, September 3 on Gillespie Field near Kenney Street.
According to the local news report, the Bell 206B helicopter flipped onto its side while landing. The aircraft crashed at a hangar off Kenney Street.
Two people were onboard the aircraft at the time of the accident. Both parties freed themselves after the crash. According to officials, one of the victims was taken to Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego with unspecified injuries.
The crash remains under investigation by the FAA and National Transportation Safety Board.