Helicopter Crash in Mojave Desert: Six Missing | World News

Feb 11, 2024



Californian Mojave Desert, officials said. The helicopter crashed on Friday evening BakerA town of 700 people about 95 miles (153 kilometers) southwest of Las Vegas, KABC-TV reports.
According to the San Bernardino Sheriff's Department, the helicopter took off from Palm Springs Airport around 8:45 p.m. and was en route to Boulder City, Nevada, when it crashed around 10 p.m. Sheriff's officials told the television station that they have not been able to locate any survivors and that the cause of the crash is unknown. Messages left Saturday with the Sheriff's Department and the Federal Aviation Administration by The Associated Press were not immediately returned.
The National Transportation Safety Board said it was sending a team to the scene to investigate the accident.
The crash comes less than a week after a U.S. Marine Corps helicopter crashed in the mountains outside San Diego during historic rainfall on Tuesday. Five sailors were killed.
Boulder City is about 26 miles (41 km) southeast of Las Vegas, where the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers are set to play in Super Bowl LVIII on Sunday. Pop superstar Taylor Swift is set to fly to Las Vegas after finishing a concert in Tokyo on Saturday evening to watch her boyfriend, Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, play in the game.



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