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By Paul Kruze, Contributing Editor
April 30, 2018 (Borrego Springs) -- Emergency response vehicles from Cal Fire, the San Diego County Sheriff, Borrego Fire, and State Parks were called to the scene this afternoon of a helicopter crash north of Borrego Air Ranch airstrip, east of Borrego on Stinson Road at about 1:30 p.m.

There were no fatalities, however the agencies reported that there were three air ambulances to transport three victims to area hospitals.

The crashed aircraft was believed to be operated by Big Blue Air, a Palm Springs-based helicopter charter and tour company.

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HARD LANDING... what news sources termed the incident. Hard landings can cause aircraft damage, serious injuries, even death.