Frisco, Colo. – A pilot of a medical helicopter died after the chopper spiraled out of control in Colorado.
The Flight for Life Colorado helicopter took off from a medical center in Frisco, about 70 miles west of Denver, then crashed and burst into flames shortly after.
Emergency crews pulled a medic and nurse from the chopper.
They were taken to hospitals in Denver.
The pilot, 64-year-old Patrick Mahany was trapped and died at the scene.
Mahany had been a Flight for Life pilot since 1987. He was also a Vietnam War veteran.
No patients were on board.
The NTSB is investigating the crash.