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Medical copter crashes; 4 die

October 17, 2008|From Times Wire Reports

A toddler being flown to a hospital died in a fiery helicopter crash with three crew members when the aircraft clipped a radio tower wire and went down in a suburban Chicago field, authorities said.

The crash was the 11th this year, and the sixth fatal one, involving medical helicopters nationwide, according to federal data.

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