2 hurt in crash of Colorado wildlife helicopter

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MEEKER, Colo. (AP) - Federal Aviation investigators are looking into the crash last week of a helicopter during a deer-netting operation for the Colorado Division of Wildlife.

The National Transportation Safety Board says the pilot and a passenger suffered minor injuries in the crash near Meeker on March 8.

An NTSB preliminary report released Monday says the tail boom of the Hughes 369D helicopter separated from the fuselage in flight.

The report says the helicopter suffered substantial damage.
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