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Crash of small helicopter injures two at Carson City airport

Helicopter Crash - KOLO Catherine Van
Helicopter Crash - KOLO Catherine Van(KOLO)
Published: Feb. 13, 2016 at 2:40 PM PST
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Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong says two people were injured when a small helicopter crashed along the north taxiway at the Carson airport Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016.

Furlong says it happened about 1:51PM when the helicopter's engine apparently failed during takeoff.

Both people were transported to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno with minor injuries. The airport was shut down for about an hour.

Furlong says the FAA will investigate the crash to determine the cause.