BREAKING: Helicopter Crashes In Fairfield

June 2, 2020

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Officials believe that three people were injured in a helicopter crash in Solano County on Tuesday afternoon, KCRA reports. 

At around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, a Bell 206 helicopter crashed near Lyon Road and Soda Springs Road, the Federal Aviation Administration told KCRA. The cause of the crash is unknown, and the extent of injuries is also unknown.

When it crashed, the helicopter set fire, causing a 5 acre grass fire and over 38,000 PG&E customers experiencing power outages. 

According to KCRA, an investigation is underway by officials with the FAA and the National Transportation Safety board. 

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