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2 injured in helicopter crash at Santa Barbara Airport

Two people were injured after a helicopter crashed in a slough area of the Santa Barbara Airport on Sunday morning.
Two people were injured after a helicopter crashed in a slough area of the Santa Barbara Airport on Sunday morning.

Two people were injured Sunday in a helicopter crash at the Santa Barbara Airport.

The crash happened about 9:30 a.m., when firefighters responded to a helicopter down in a slough area of the airport, according to the Santa Barbara City Fire Department.

The two occupants of the helicopter received “minor to moderate” injuries as a result of the crash, the department said.

The crash is under investigation, and additional details were not immediately available.

Noozhawk executive editor Tom Bolton contributed to this story.

Gabby Ferreira: 805-781-7858, @Its_GabbyF

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