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Goose found inside OK medical helicopter after crash that killed 3 crew members

  • A dead goose was discovered in the flight control system of a medical helicopter that crashed in western Oklahoma, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
  • The crash occurred on Jan. 20 in a pasture near Hydro, around 60 miles west of Oklahoma City.
  • Officials say that it could take up to two years to complete a report on the probable cause of the crash.

A dead goose was found in part of the flight control system of a medical helicopter that crashed in western Oklahoma last month.

The crash killed all three people on board, according to a preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board.

The report does not cite a suspected cause of the crash, but noted one goose was found in the helicopter’s flight control system and others were found in the debris field.

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A report on the probable cause could take up to two years to complete, according to the NTSB.

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Federal investigators say a dead goose was found within a medical helicopter that crashed in western Oklahoma, killing three people on board. (Robert Alexander/Getty Images)

The helicopter crashed Jan. 20 in a pasture near Hydro, about 60 miles west of Oklahoma City, as it was returning to Weatherford after taking a patient to an Oklahoma City hospital.

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The pilot and both Air Evac Lifeteam crew members, a flight nurse and a paramedic, were killed.

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