The tail section of a helicopter broke off in flight, approximately 30 feet in the air, causing a hard landing for its passengers Tuesday near Rio Blanco County Road 83 in the Piceance Basin. The helicopter, belonging to Quicksilver Air, was contracted by the Colorado Division of Wildlife for capture work related to a mule deer study. The pilot and gunner were flown by helicopter to St. Mary’s Hospital, where they were treated and released. The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash site and recovered the helicopter and are awaiting the results of an investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board.
Just thought I would share with you and the wonderful community of Meeker my only regretful experience I have encountered in the last 10 years of visiting and hunting your wonderful area. This in itself […]
This is a total invasion of privacy! You have no right to write your opinion of what you may think happened until it is proven to be the facts, and even in that instance, it […]
RBC — Rio Blanco County will be represented by five high school cross country runners in the state meet this Saturday in Fort Collins. Rangely finished fourth as a team in the boys’ division and […]