Friday, September 3, 2010

Pilot walks away from helicopter crash on Hwy. 101

By Mark Gomez

Posted: 09/03/2010 07:01:35 AM PDT
Updated: 09/03/2010 07:08:37 AM PDT

A helicopter that crashed onto Highway 101 in Salinas has tied up traffic this morning on the Central Coast, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The pilot walked away from the crash with only minor injuries, according to KGO-TV.

At 6:10 a.m., the CHP received reports that a small plane was upside down in the southbound lanes of 101 just before Airport Boulevard. The CHP also received reports that fuel has spilled onto the roadway.

Contact Mark Gomez at 408-920-5869.

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