Boeing Bell 212 Helicopter Crash in Mesa, Arizona

Two helicopter pilots survived a crash in a field in Mesa, Arizona. The pilots were aboard a Boeing Bell 212 helicopter. The reason for why the chopper went down is unknown and under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration. The helicopter was part of a three-plane Apache test flight for Boeing. The helicopter crashed four miles north of the takeoff. The two pilots were rushed to the hospital by airlift. It was only by the pilots’ experience that they were able to survive this crash. The investigation is still going on to find a probable cause for the accident.